Cyndi Lauper’s performance on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve cause quite an eruption of confused fans on Twitter.
On Thursday (Dec. 31), the pop icon kicked off her performance with a duet of “True Colors” alongside Billy Porter, who starred in her original Broadway production of Kinky Boots.
Following her performance of “True Colors,” Porter exited the stage and Lauper’s glam team approached her saying “Let’s take off your scarf,” to remove her scarf before her next song. Lauper was not happy about this as she yelled “I’m on camera, I’m on camera.” The assistant ran off the stage quickly and after a brief moment of awkwardness, the icon bursted into her next song, “Hope.”
Lauper donned an all white ensemble that included a white latex jacket and pants, with her signature platinum white hair.
Watch a few snippets of her performance below.
Fans had quite the input via Twitter, you can see what some fans had to say below.
Cyndi Lauper’s performance was the final punishment for 2020 pic.twitter.com/j5gBjOAaWC
— Allison the spooky disney Diva 👻👻👻👻🎃🎃🎃🎃 (@Daviesallison1A) January 1, 2021
If you thought 2020 couldnt get worse youre not watching this Cyndi Lauper performance #bigyikes
— Patrick (@Scudpat) January 1, 2021
Cyndi Lauper and billy porter just sounded like two 8 year olds putting on a “show” for the adults with the intention of asking for a sleepover after
— Oakdale Merge (@alysha_share) January 1, 2021
this cyndi lauper performance… somebody come get your grandma 😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/ELbzYE6XxD
— Koops (@koops45_) January 1, 2021
— Peter Martino (@RetepM82) January 1, 2021
The 49th annual New Year’s Rockin’ Eve also featured performances from Jennifer Lopez, Billy Porter, Machine Gun Kelly, Nelly, Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat, Saweetie, 24KGoldn feat. Iann Dior, Ella Mai, En Vogue, Maluma, Lewis Capaldi, Brandy, Noah Cyrus, Jimmie Allen, JP Saxe, Julia Michaels and more.
Co-hosted by Ryan Seacrest alongside Lucy Hale, Ciara and Billy Porter, The live New Year’s Eve special aired live from New York City and Los Angeles on Thursday, December 31 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET) on ABC. Following a break for the local news broadcast, the special returned from 11:30 p.m.-2:00 a.m. EST for the iconic ball drop.