Barbra Streisand opens up about stage fright during Carpool Karaoke

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James Corden let Barbra Streisand drive him to work during Thursday's new Carpool Karaoke instalment on The Late Late Show.

They sang Streisand's classic "The Way We Were", along with many others. But she failed a written test three times before she was able to take the wheel.

Corden also gets the legendary singer-actress to talk about her long hiatus from live performances, and she admits she's still not hot on the idea of performing live in front of an audience. "If this is how I go out, I'll take it... died at the hands of Barbra Streisand". "I get scared, I just don't want to disappoint people", Streisand admits.

In 2016, during an interview, Streisand complained about Siri, saying, "She pronounces my name wrong".

"I don't get nervous nervous, but I don't enjoy it", she said of performing. She says that she's called Apple's Tim Cook to fix how Siri pronounced her last name, and also reached out to the late Steve Jobs when she had a problem with her computer. "Is that possible?'" she said. And yet, one of the first things she admitted was that she may not be the world's best driver.

Corden is stranded and then picked up by Streisand, who claims she doesn't put the radio on to hear music. "Every song relates to something about what's going on with these hard times". She has worked on it over the years and told James what helps her overcome her fears: Before going onstage, she said, she tells herself, "Let go and let God".

Hey, DMV! Don't rain on Barbra Streisand's parade with your "driving tests".

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