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?uestlove is grounded.
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As the house band for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Roots
are known for providing guests of the show with impressive, personalized entrances.
Last night, however, in an ill advised attempt at snark that has left some feelings hurt
Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann entered the stage to the song "Lyin’ Ass Bitch” by Fishbone.When Fox Business Network's Lou Dobbs came out, they played part of Genesis' 'Illegal Alien,' a reference to Dobbs' frequent commentaries on the topic.
TV host Keith Olbermann, formerly of MSNBC, heard part of Klymaxx's 'I Miss You.'
Kathie Lee Gifford was saluted with UB40's 'Red Red Wine,' a reference to the drink she often shares on-air with 'Today' co-host Hoda Kotb.
“The performance was a tongue-in-cheek and spur of the moment decision. The show was not aware of it and I feel bad if her feelings were hurt. That was not my intention
,” Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson said in a statement.