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Dionne Warwick had the perfect reaction after being mistaken for Gladys Knight on TV at Wednesday night’s US Open.
ESPN commentators Mary Carrillo and Chanda Rubin mistook the legendary musician for Knight, 78, when the camera panned to Warwick as Serena Williams faced off against Annette Kontavate on the tennis court.
“We got more stars,” Rubin said. When the “Gladys Night” cameras caught Warwick, Carrillo said, and Rubin agreed.
Warwick, 81, teased the mistake on Twitter Thursday morning.
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“Hello, I’m Gladys Knight… Instead of catching the midnight train to Georgia and passing by, I’m going to say a little prayer for you,” she wrote, laughing and adding a serious emoji.
Rubin explained and tweeted the error.
Several other high-profile celebrities were in the crowd to cheer on Williams Wednesday night.
Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor, Bella and Gigi Hadid, Zendaya, Jared Leto, Seal and Tiger Woods were among the stars seen at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Court.
Williams, 40, has revealed that he may retire after this grand slam to focus on his personal life, including his family and other business activities.
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This was the second time Warwick has posted on Twitter after the big event this week. Following Sunday’s VMAs, the “Walk On By” singer tweeted about Jung Gravy, who went viral for attending an awards show with TikTok star Addison Rae’s mother Sheri Easterling Did.
“Young gravy? Like food??????????” Warwick wrote. After misspelling the artist’s stage name, she posted the following tweet.
Gravy, 29, surprised viewers when she arrived at the VMAs with Easterling as her date.
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“We met online and connected instantly,” he told E! News following his performance on the preshow.