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Donald Trump blasts Beyonce's 'hip-thrusting' Super Bowl show 'inappropriate' a 'national scandal'
dailymail. ^ | 13 February 2013 | DAILY MAIL REPORTER

Posted on 02/14/2013 7:10:49 AM PST by dennisw

Media mogul Donald Trump slammed Beyonce's Super Bowl performance as 'ridiculous' and inappropriate. Appearing on the 'Howard Stern Show,' Trump said the singer was too 'suggestive' for a national audience. 'When Beyonce was thrusting her hips forward in a very suggestive manner, if someone else would have done that it would have been a national scandal,' Trump, 66, said. 'I thought it was ridiculous ... I thought it was not appropriate.'

Trump said he thought it was strange that no one else has criticized her for her scandalous dance moves.

'There's been no mention of it,' he said. 'So obviously, it must not have been so bad. She gets a pass.'

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment
KEYWORDS: beyonce; donaldtrump; superbowl; trum; trump
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To: dfwgator

No, it clearly wasn’t the first.

However, this was totally planned from beginning to last to be this way. It was a 100%-er contrivance, knowing that families including many children would be watching.

It’s a difficult lesson to learn, but the NFL Superbowl halftime show needs a disclaimer for adults to protect their children from it. That is, unless it’s Paul McCartney doing classic rock-pop hits or something. And when THAT show fare is used, it lulls people into hoping, believing, praying the show WILL be watchable for families.

If you don’t know that people are experiencing culture shock, and that the decent still WANT to believe something like her act WOULDN’T be in their living rooms during SB halftime, I can’t help you understand their mindset.

I do “get it” (Janet Jackson notwithstanding).


51 posted on 02/14/2013 10:10:55 AM PST by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear..."(Glenn Beck))
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To: greene66
When Christian women take off their pants and put on dresses and skirts ... we might see a change in American culture ... not before.

ESPECIALLY if they attend church in dresses and skirts.

It is what it is and if we try to point to a turning point in America, most might consider the 50's and 60's and if we analyze a little ... we might find the rebellious (as in "I WILL wear pants" ) woman/girl beginning to flex HER brand of chauvanistic muscles.

No, I WON'T duck ... bring it.

Pants on a girl (tight jeans) was the first, real life vision of what a vagina looked like outside of a playboy mag for me.

52 posted on 02/14/2013 10:15:34 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: dennisw

You’ve got it right, America is a trash superpower that exports this trash under the guise of entertainment. And it’s going to get worse before it gets better.


53 posted on 02/14/2013 10:39:32 AM PST by B4Ranch (When democracy turns to tyranny, we still get to vote. We just won't use voting booths to do it.)
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To: brownsfan
Did “The Donald” complain about Madonna?

No, but he and Rosey O'Donnell had a high-profile spat a year or so ago. (He called Rosey disgusting).

Don't know exactly why you would label this a racist thing. Smut is smut...it doesn't come in colors.

54 posted on 02/14/2013 11:47:51 AM PST by what's up
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To: brownsfan

The only question is who is the bigger attention-starved narcissist, Trump or Beyonce. Trump is just running out of things to talk about that give him air time. If being a celebrity in the limelight 24x7 is so important to him, he can always go back to his idiotic reality shows.


55 posted on 02/14/2013 1:34:31 PM PST by ek_hornbeck
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To: Happy Rain
Why a brilliant job creating free market entrepreneur like Donald Trump would want to concern himself with a glorified over-hyped no talent pole dancer is beyond me.

Trump sure likes to have people think of him that way, i.e. as a self-made man in the fashion of Andrew Carnegie.

In reality, there was nothing "self-made" about him, nor was he a "free market" entrepreneur. His father was a millionaire contractor, and Trump himself mostly got rich through sweetheart eminent domain deals,

http://michellemalkin.com/2011/04/22/donald-trumps-eminent-domain-empire/

where property was seized by the government and handed over to cronies like him to be turned into casinos. Moreover, the "brilliant job creator" basically had to file for bankruptcy in the 90's.

So now he compensates for it by doing sleazy reality shows and making a public spectacle of himself with meaningless stunts like this. Good thing some people are impressed.

56 posted on 02/14/2013 1:34:51 PM PST by ek_hornbeck
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To: dennisw

It must have really shocked him, took him nearly 2 weeks to recover. Meanwhile it was a dull show, because her music stinks, I didn’t really notice any hip thrusting, maybe Don’s paying too much attention to crotches.


57 posted on 02/14/2013 1:38:01 PM PST by discostu (Not just another moon faced assassin of joy.)
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To: brownsfan

“It seems to me that Donald is dangerously close to playing the race card.”

Deifne that race card thing you talk about. What exactly do you think The Donald was actually trying to say?


58 posted on 02/14/2013 1:45:48 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: brownsfan

“It seems to me that Donald is dangerously close to playing the race card.”

Define that race card thing you talk about. What exactly do you think The Donald was actually trying to say?


59 posted on 02/14/2013 1:46:04 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: brownsfan

If the NFL has a response it’ll be “hey Don how’s that USFL thing doing?”


60 posted on 02/14/2013 1:59:36 PM PST by discostu (Not just another moon faced assassin of joy.)
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To: discostu

I wonder what Donald did with his share of that $3 settlement?


61 posted on 02/14/2013 2:01:48 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: rbmillerjr

She’s a vapid slut, and so very far from lovely that it boggles the mind.


62 posted on 02/14/2013 3:18:57 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: brownsfan

Whats wrong with the race card? that is why we are on free republic, to race to get in the first words.


63 posted on 02/14/2013 4:32:03 PM PST by ravenwolf
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To: Travis McGee
I keep looking up for the big asteroid. Can't be long now.
64 posted on 02/14/2013 4:50:12 PM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Travis McGee
I keep looking up for the big asteroid. Can't be long now.

One is going by tomorrow BELOW the orbit of our geostationary satellites. 160 foot rock at 17,000 miles.

65 posted on 02/14/2013 4:52:02 PM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: dennisw
One picture -- one of the "unflattering" Beyonce pictures that we aren't supposed to circulate -- makes the same point better than Donald Trump ever could.
66 posted on 02/14/2013 4:57:42 PM PST by x
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To: hattend

God hiccups, and it can be off by 18,000 miles in any direction.


67 posted on 02/14/2013 7:04:40 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: brownsfan
Are you going to explain why you tossed the race card, or are you just going to act like a seven year old and go ad hominem, calling me a moron etc?
68 posted on 02/14/2013 7:08:19 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: taildragger

I’d never before seen that Sophia and Jane photo on the right, thanks!


69 posted on 02/14/2013 7:09:41 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

“Are you going to explain why you tossed the race card, or are you just going to act like a seven year old and go ad hominem, calling me a moron etc?”

You don’t get it. And after I explain it, I suspect you still won’t understand. It’s even in one of my posts, but you clearly don’t have the ability to process more than your own little attacks.

Look, you attacked me first, “libtard troll”. Then, even in your reply this time, you take softer tone, yet you still attack.

In spite of that, here’s my explanation. First, I freely admit I don’t care for Trump. He’s a relentless self promoter, and will be a Democrat, Republican, or whatever it takes to keep himself in the spotlight. So, I find the messenger to be flawed.

Second, Trump made no such comments about Madonna, and her halftime show, while not quite as slutty as Beyonce’s, wasn’t fit for prime time, (in the traditional sense).

Third, Trump is tied tightly to the right. He is a de facto spokesman. While I question his credentials, the Obama media doesn’t, nor does a large part of the public.

We have a black president who, in spite of being lazy, incompetent, and divisive, is hugely popular. Race relations are much worse today, and I think that’s by Obama’s design. Now, Trump, a spokesman for the right, criticizes a popular, celebrity black woman, in a way that’s almost stereotypical. To the Obama media, Trump may as well have called her a ghetto ho.

I did not say Trump played the race card, I said he was close. And to the Obama media, close is good enough. There is very little potential gain in Trump speaking up, and much more potential damage, in the eyes of our stupid public.

In summary, I don’t like Trump, and I don’t think the potential upside of his speaking out, outweighs the potential downside. That’s my opinion, and I can see where others would disagree, that’s what opinions are about. What I don’t see, is why someone would start off with insults, versus discussing the content of my post. But, if it’s insults you prefer, keep flinging them.


70 posted on 02/15/2013 6:49:25 AM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: dennisw
That America is a trash superpower that exports this trash under the guise of entertainment?

Our popular culture is trash, no question about it. Most TV shows are unwatchable to anyone with an IQ above room temperature, most "music" is just an excuse to adolescent sexual gyration with a drumbeat in the background, and books and magazines seem to be written for audiences with a 4th grade literacy level.

Who is to blame? Not the studios or companies that peddle it, but the consumers who demand it. And the reason we "export" this to other countries is because their public demands and is willing to pay money for it. If they public demanded high quality, the studios would gladly make a buck on that instead.

If you see trash on the TV or hear it on the radio, don't blame the broadcasters. Blame the consumers for not demanding better. They give us Beyonce and Madonna's crotches at the NFL halftime show instead of a piano concerto by Schumann or Brahms not because of some grand conspiracy to dumb people down, but because Beyonce and Madonna sell well to millions while a piano concerto sells to a handful.

Don't like it? Vote with your wallet by consuming and supporting the entertainment and culture that you like. Make sure that there's always a niche market for it against a backdrop of the trash that you can't stand.

71 posted on 02/15/2013 7:10:32 PM PST by ek_hornbeck
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To: dennisw

Old. white. guy. IOW, what the bleep does he know?


72 posted on 02/15/2013 7:16:22 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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