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World Cup Performer Robbie Williams Made Quite an Eyebrow-Raising Statement

4 monthes ago   |   By Time

It's been a minute since English singer Robbie Williams , a member of former boy band Take That in its '90s heyday, has graced a globally-televised stage. At Thursday's 2018 World Cup opening ceremony at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, however, the performer got to do just that. And he used his moment in the spotlight to grace audiences with a number of his classic hits - as well as to flip the bird at the cameras during his show.
Although the controversial moment was not televised on the ITV broadcast to British viewers, others watching - and all of Twitter, once the clip was...
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Robbie Williams flips the bird at World Cup

Robbie Williams flips the bird at World Cup

4 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

British singer Robbie Williams showed the world his middle finger during the opening ceremony of the 2018 World Cup in Moscow.
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The Latest: Pop star Williams gives World the finger

4 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

MOSCOW - The Latest on the opening day of the World Cup : 6:42 p.m. British pop star Robbie Williams has stuck his middle finger at the camera while performing on the field before the opening game of the World Cup. The gesture was produced while Williams was singing "Rock DJ" at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Russia is playing Saudi Arabia in the opening game of the tournament. The game is being shown live to an expected global television audience of hundreds of millions, including on Fox in the United States. 6:30 p.m.
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British singer Robbie Williams turns heads with gesture during pre-World Cup set

4 monthes ago   |   By National Post

MOSCOW -
British singer Robbie Williams had social media aflutter Thursday when he flipped off a global TV audience in the opening ceremony of the World Cup.
The 44-year-old Williams showed the world the finger during his final song “Rock DJ” as he prowled down the sideline of Luzhniki Stadium before the opening tournament match between host Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Williams changed the lyrics before the extending his middle finger to the camera directly in front of him.
The song usually goes: “Pimpin' ain't easy. Most of them fleece me every night.” Instead he sang “Pimpin' ain't easy...
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World Cup begins with star flipping off the camera

World Cup begins with star flipping off the camera

4 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

If you didn't know who Robbie Williams was, now might be a good time to learn. Williams, a British singer, is about to become a meme after flipping off the camera at the opening ceremony of the World Cup in the midst of his performance. The 44-year-old was part of Take That, a pop group,...
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Singer flips off cameras at World Cup opening

4 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

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Watch: Robbie Williams Flips Off the Camera During World Cup Opening Ceremony

4 monthes ago   |   By SI

Robbie Williams made an interesting hand gesture during the World Cup opening ceremony.
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