VIDEO: Ohio Reporter Glad to Hear Lady Gaga Sing Without "Jigaboo" Music Behind Her

If you were watching the Oscars last night, or happened to read the Internet today, chances are you got a chance to see Lady Gaga’s surprisingly gorgeous take on songs from the film “The Sound of Music.” Even Julie Andrews, who originally gave life to those songs, praised the performance.


In commenting on Gaga’s singing, Kristi Capel added a new twist to things by throwing an antique racist word into her positive review.

"It's hard to really hear her voice with all the jigaboo music that she – whatever you want to call it,” Capel said. And then, once more for effect. “Jigaboo. She has a gorgeous voice! I never knew.”

The look on the face of Capel’s co-anchor, Wayne Dawson – who is black – is worth the price of admission alone.

After Twitter lit up like a proverbial Christmas tree, Capel admitted she didn’t actually know what a “jigaboo” is and was actually a little confused by the very concept of things as words.

Tweets and footage of the segement are below:

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