Some days you show up to the ballpark and just don’t have your fastball. Apparently the same can be true for singers.
Meat Loaf was on tour in Australia recently and he performed at the Aussie rules football grand final (the Australian equivalent of our Super Bowl). They paid AU $600,000 to have the rock star entertain the crowd, but they ended up with a guy who croaked his way through much of the act.
The league says they did their due diligence on Meat Loaf but ended up with a guy who “just couldn’t sing.” They say Meat Loaf had a problem with asthma and couldn’t perform at a certain temperature or something.
Last weekend, Meat Loaf slammed the AFL bosses as “jerks” and labeled critics of his performance as “butt smellers.” He reportedly vows to keep other top entertainers from performing at the event.
Australian Football League bosses have hit back at singer Meat Loaf, in what is turning into an almost comical slanging match, following the US rock star's disastrous performance at this year's Aussie rules grand final.
AFL bosses have defended themselves against Meat Loaf's horror effort at what was meant to be one of the nation's premier sporting events, saying...
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