Hispanic boy slammed over National Anthem

June 14, 2013 2:44:52 AM PDT
A 10-year-old boy sang the National Anthem at game three of the NBA finals and now he's getting a lot of attention. But some people aren't talking about how he sang. They're talking about the Mariachi costume he was wearing.

Some Twitter users have been making racist comments about a "Mexican" singing the "American" National Anthem. Sebastien de la Cruz says he's a proud American and his isn't going to let them get to him.

"I think the people were talking bad because of what I was wearing and it's not my fault." Sebastien said. "It's what I love and I'm just proud to be a mariachi singer. It's their opinion actually and if they don't like mariachi. That's their problem. I love it."

Sebastien says he doesn't care what people think, it's what you think about yourself that counts.

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