The funny thing about journalists and puns is that no matter how cheesy and eye roll worthy they are, we still have to laugh a bit. Ok, I’m jumping the gun here. Let’s start from the beginning. This is from the Entertainment Weekly PopWatch Blog.
[Carrie Underwood’s] “Jesus, Take the Wheel” has apparently made it to the synagogue circuit. Nashville songwriter Hillary Lindsey, who collaborated with Underwood (pictured) on the Grammy Award-winning tune, told me last night at the Global Green pre-Oscar party that a friend from New York recently called to say he’d heard it played at a bar mitzvah (one can only assume it was a Reform affair). “Talk about crossing over!” she chuckled. The next morning, I called a photographer pal of mine who specializes in shooting New York-area weddings and bar/bat mitzvahs and he, too, recalled hearing the song at a Jewish function.” (click here for full story)
Weird. But I love the pun, crossing over, lol! ha!