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Michael Bublé's 'Buddy' Version Of 'Santa Baby' Sparks Backlash From Purists

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Michael Bublé is a beloved Christmas crooner, but lately he's drawing renewed criticism for a cover of the holiday classic Santa Baby that appeared on his 2011 album Christmas.


Critics are taking shots at Bublé's "No Homo" cover that changes several key lyrics in the song to sound more masculine.

For example, he changed the line "think of all the fellas I haven't kissed" to "think of all the hotties I haven't kissed."

Bublé's awkward cover of Santa Baby is getting harshly mocked online.

People don't see anything wrong with a straight man "pretending to be gay for Santa."




Why did Michael Bublé change the lyrics to Santa Baby?

The internet has theories.






People really dislike this "homophobic" cover of a Christmas classic.




One person even called "Santa Buddy" a "musical hate crime."

Michael Bublé tried to put a new spin on an old classic, but it clearly backfired. And as the years go on, the internet's dislike for "Santa Buddy" only seems to grow stronger.

H/T: BuzzFeed, Casey Nugent

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