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George Santos Mocked for Outdated Karaoke Recordings of Disney, Leonard Cohen

George Santos has been mocked on social media, after clips of what seems to be him performing karaoke on singing app Smule resurfaced on the web.

4 songs had been carried out on the app by a person named georgedevolder, a variant on the New York Republican’s full identify of George Anthony Devolder Santos, within the mid-2010s.

Uncovered by Rolling Stone journal, the person recognized as Santos could be heard performing “Let It Go” and “Mates Like Me” from Disney hits Frozen and Aladdin, Leonard Cohen’s iconic “Hallelujah” and “Cups,” as sung by Anna Kendrick within the 2012 film Pitch Excellent.

George Santos seems on because the US Home of Representatives convenes for the 118th Congress on the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 3, 2023. Clips reportedly exhibiting Santos acting on singing app Smule have been posted on-line.
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He additionally carried out quite a few duets with different Smule customers, together with songs from Disney hits equivalent to The Lion King, Magnificence and the Beast and The Little Mermaid.

Clips of Santos singing had been shared on Twitter, sparking mockery from different customers of the social media platform.

Harry Sisson, a self-described Democrat with 71,500 Twitter followers, tweeted: “It has been revealed that 8 years in the past, George Santos posted a number of karaoke movies. Here is him singing Cups from Pitch Excellent…”

In response, referencing lyrics from the music, Twitter person Kevin Brogan stated: “‘You are gonna miss me once I’m gone’. Cannot wait to seek out out.”

One other platform person replied: “He ought to maintain his day… nevermind.”

A 3rd wrote: “Oof. No surprise he modified his identify.”

Nonetheless not all people on the platform was so adverse, with Richard Seeger commenting: “Effectively he is a significantly better at being a singer and drag performer than a politician…”

Final month Brazilian drag queen Eula Rochard offered a 15-year-old photograph that she claimed confirmed Santos dressed as a drag performer in Brazil.

The Home Republican initially labeled the claims “false,” however after video emerged informed ABC 7: “I used to be younger and I had enjoyable at a pageant—sue me for having a life.”

A clip of Santos apparently singing “Hallelujah” was shared on Twitter by The Recount, with two of the platform’s customers responding with gifs exhibiting individuals protecting their ears.

Audio purporting to be of Santos singing “Let It Go” was shared by Twitter person Dave Goss.

Santos is going through calls to resign from Congress after it emerged he fabricated a lot of his again story, together with his claims to have graduated from Baruch School, labored for Goldman Sachs and Citigroup and misplaced 4 workers within the 2016 Pulse Orlando nightclub bloodbath.

The Republican has additionally been accused of mendacity about being the “grandson of Holocaust refugees,” and dropping his mom because of the 9/11 terrorist assault on the World Commerce Heart.

On Tuesday, Santos introduced he had rescinded himself from the Home Small Enterprise and Home Science, Area and Know-how committees till an ethics investigation into his conduct is full.

Santos has been contacted for remark.