Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 6/13/13
Sebastien De La Cruz became famous last year because of his impressive performances on America's Got Talent. The 11-year-old mariachi singer was back in the headlines this week, not because of his outstanding rendition of the national anthem before Game 3 of the NBA Finals in San Antonio, but because of the slew of hateful and racist tweets that the young Spurs fan had to endure after his performance. De La Cruz believed it was because of what he was wearing that some very hateful people filled up his Twitter feed. "I think the people were talking bad because of what I was wearing and it's not my fault." De La Cruz told KTRK in Houston. "It's what I love and I'm just proud to be a mariachi singer." Former Hootie and the Blowfish singer Darius Rucker was scheduled to sing before Game 3, but could not make it at the last minute. So the Spurs asked De La Cruz to step in. The Spurs fan was just doing his part for his team ... yet was subject to a hashtag that spread across Twitter...
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