Watching Kim Kardashian Sing During This Jay Leno Tribute Will Make You Cringe. A Lot.

Kanye West keeps telling us Kim Kardashian is the most interesting and talented woman in the world. We find that really romantic, mostly because it’s so obviously not true. The guy is wearing some giant love blinders, but even he couldn’t watch the video of Kim Kardashian’s awkward singing debut on last night’s episode of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno and think her voice is anything but awful.

For Leno’s last show, Billy Crystal brought out a small passel of celebrities to send Leno off to the tune of “So Long, Farewell,” from The Sound of Music, probably because NBC still had the costumes left over from the live show. The first verse went to Jack Black, who can not only sing but also showed up totally game to perform and did a bunch of buoyant celebratory hitch-kicks off the stage. Unfortunately, Kim Kardashian had to follow that performance, when the only person she could respectably follow was the achingly tone-deaf Kim Zolciak from The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

It’s pretty awful. Check out the video here:

To make matters worse, she wore a skin-tight, fashion-forward white pencil skirt that restricted her movement so much she appeared unable to do anything except shuffle awkwardly across the stage to sing:

“So long, farewell, last night I told my folks

now I won’t be the butt of Leno’s jokes.”

Leno might avoid mocking her for that performance, but nobody else will. Even the backup dancers appear to be cringing during her solo. Kim Kardashian’s flat, squeaky vocal fry does not sound any better in song, and this performance pretty much affirms everyone’s suspicions that Kardashian is only famous for being famous. If she does has a previously unseen talent, it’s certainly not located in her mouth.

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    • Candace

      omg just had this awesome fantasy that she came out to do this and was, like, an amazing trained opera singer and everyone freaked out and she started a new career

      • Elizabeth Licata

        That would have been so great!

    • Lindsey Conklin

      OH. oh no.

    • nestazhe265

      my Aunty Julia got silver Volkswagen Beetle
      Convertible by working parttime off of a home computer… Look At This

    • jmf1965

      Well, her talent MIGHT be located in her mouth, but it’s certainly not her singing….

    • cbts

      Yup, her voice is pretty grating on the nerves.

    • Sarah

      That was not nearly as bad as it was made out to be.