What went thong? How Sisqo said ‘I do’ to pop narcissism

When the singer performed a ‘lively rendition’ of his greatest hit at his own wedding, he joined a long line of artists who love the sound of their own voice a bit too much

Picture the scene: Sisqo, glowing with pride on his wedding day, fighting back tears of happiness. He stands up, taps his knife on his champagne glass, turns to his new wife and raises the microphone. And, right there, in front of their assembled guests and possibly the vicar who married them, he belts out “LET ME SEE THAT THONG-ONG-ONG!” That’s right: Sisqo performed his international mega-hit Thong Song at his own wedding last month. He didn’t even try to slow it down into a romantic ballad, albeit one with the lyric “she had dumps like a truck, truck, truck”. Reports described it as a “lively choreographed rendition”.

“I initially sang Thong Song about the first thong that I ever saw, so it was only right to sing it about the last one I will ever see … in private, that is,” he explained in an email to his local paper, adding the instruction “insert wink” at the end in case anyone didn’t quite get it.

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