An alleged "board mix" from the singer's performance on America's The Today Show was played by shock jock Howard Stern on his radio show on Wednesday, and the audio quickly circulated the internet.
[AOL's tabloid site] has Posted an interview with the [supposed] faker behind the recording, who admits the prank went too far. The unnamed hoaxer tells the site, "It's a little bit crazy. No one in their right mind would sound like that, and no one would cheer for someone singing like that." - more on this story