Barbra Streisand reveals she ‘doesn’t enjoy’ performing live during Carpool Karaoke appearance

The multi-talented singer discusses her stage fright as she belts out hits of old alongside James Corden

Jacob Stolworthy
Friday 02 November 2018 08:17
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Barbra Streisand joins James Corden on ride to work in latest Carpool Karaoke

Barbra Streisand has taken the wheel in the latest edition of James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke.

Despite being one of the few people to achieve EGOT status (winner of an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award), Streisand – who has starred in films including Funny Girl and A Star Is Born – reveals she recently failed to renew her driver’s license three times due to nerves in the driving seat.

Talking about her well-documented stage fright, Streisand says she doesn’t get nervous anymore, adding: “I don’t enjoy it. I just don’t want to disappoint people.”

Not that she has nerves here – alongside Corden, she belts out hits such as “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough),” and “The Way We Were” taken from the 1973 film of the same name.

Streisand also shared a story about the time she grew frustrated with Siri pronouncing her surname incorrectly, so phoned Apple’s Tim Cook and requested he fixed it. When she sees Corden’s shock, she adds she once contacted Steve Jobs when she had a problem with her computer, only to have the Apple co-founder "blame it on Microsoft."

To cap this edition of Carpool Karaoke, Streisand and Corden sing her anti-Donald Trump song “Don’t Lie To Me” before the singer takes on a Cardi B song.

Previous singers to join Corden for his Late Late Show segment include Britney Spears, Stevie Wonder and Adele. The host recently won rave reviews for an emotional edition starring Paul McCartney which saw the former Beatle take him on a magical mystery tour of Liverpool.

You can watch the full segment above.

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