Dionne Warwick pokes enjoyable at being mistaken for Gladys Knight at US Open


First, Laverne Cox was mistaken for Beyoncé on the US Open. Now, two different legends have been blended up.

The web had a subject day after former tennis professional and analyst Mary Carillo recognized Dionne Warwick, who was sitting within the stands, as Gladys Knight. Carillo’s colleague, Chanda Rubin, additionally repeated the error.

Each singers have been in attendance to look at Serena Williams on Wednesday – Warwick, who has turn out to be fairly the Twitter star, poked some enjoyable on the mix-up.

“Hi, I’m Gladys Knight… and instead of taking that midnight train to Georgia, I won’t walk on by but will say a little prayer for you,” she tweeted, together with a laughing emoji and a impartial face emoji.

In fact she was evoking Knight’s hit with the Pips, “Midnight Train to Georgia,” in addition to two of her personal – “Walk On By” and “I Say a Little Prayer.”

Knight additionally didn’t appear bothered, tweeting, “Dionne and I have been sisters for a long time and I hope she is as honored to be mistaken for me as I would be her.”

“I’m sure it was an honest mistake,” Knight wrote. “It was a blessing to be in the house to see Serena’s greatness.”

Rubin additionally tweeted about it, writing in response to a Twitter consumer who mentioned the error was was “unacceptable.”

“Too bad I was initially looking at the court (where Auntie Gladys was in the stands) and not our program monitor that showed Ms. Dionne… mistake was immediately corrected,” Rubin tweeted.