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Watch Spelling Bee Champ Shame Neil Patrick Harris And Kelly Ripa

Today Anamika Veeramani, the new National Spelling Bee champ, missed her 8th grade graduation to compete in Regis & Kelly's spelling contest. She easily beat Kelly and guest co-host Neil Patrick Harris, who couldn't even handle the dumbed-down "celebrity" word.


NPH deserves respect for trying to make a joke when he realized he couldn't spell "ludicrous, " but come on — everybody knows "Ludacris" doesn't spell his name with two "S"s!

Earlier: Eighth Grade Girl Wins National Spelling Bee

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Sorry, I'm British- what the fuck is an eighth grade graduation? I cannot comprehend how different the education systems in the US and UK are.