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

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.

Both 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 as a substitute of taking that midnight practice to Georgia, I will not stroll on by however will say a bit prayer for you,” she tweeted, together with a laughing emoji and a impartial face emoji.

Of course 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.”

Singer Dionne Warwick (left) looks on during the Women's Singles Second Round match between Anett Kontaveit and Serena Williams on day three of the 2022 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 31 in New York City.

Knight additionally did not appear bothered, tweeting, “Dionne and I’ve been sisters for a very long time and I hope she is as honored to be mistaken for me as I might be her.”

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

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

“Too unhealthy I used to be initially wanting on the court docket (the place Auntie Gladys was within the stands) and never our program monitor that confirmed Ms. Dionne… mistake was instantly corrected,” Rubin tweeted.

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