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Stephen Colbert And Patrick Wilson Sang The Star Spangled Banner—And It Was Actually Really Good

By Mark LoProto

When an actor and a comic talk show host come together to sing the national anthem, you may not expect a great performance. At best, it may be done in respectful jest, unlike Roseanne Barr’s performance in 1990. That wasn’t the case when Stephen Colbert and Patrick Wilson (The Conjuring, Insidious) took to the field during a Mets-Yankees game in New York City.

If you thought Wilson and Colbert were talented before, wait until you hear their rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner":

Do you need help picking your jaw off the floor? Not only was it good but the two are so in tune with each other that the duet neared perfection. Who knew The Late Show host Stephen Colbert had such a nice singing voice? Wilson’s ability to belt out a tune has been no secret since his portrayal of Raoul in 2005’s The Phantom of the Opera.

Viewers were stunned: