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  • Beyoncé Ignored the LGBT Community in Houston

    11/05/2015 12:59:55 AM PST · by a fool in paradise · 45 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | Posted: 11/04/2015 4:12 pm EST | Carlos Maza
    It kills me to write this post. I have spent more time worshiping Beyoncé than just about any other pop star. I've spent countless hours dancing to "Grown Woman" alone in my apartment. I've been the only guy in a dance class aimed at teaching the "Single Ladies" dance, and I loved every second of it. Beyoncé has been queen in my life since the first time I watched the "Crazy In Love" video. But. Over the past few months, Beyoncé has repeatedly refused the opportunity to speak out against the legalization of discrimination against LGBT people in her hometown......
  • How About Them Sweet Potatoes?

    10/07/2015 7:51:46 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 10-7-2015 | MOTUS
    Ill be boarding a C-130 early this morning and heading west to an undisclosed location where Raj and I will be undergoing our annual hi-tech systems checks and undertaking some major rehab projects. Which is to say there will be a complete radio blackout for a few hours as we do a fly-over. So, while Im out of contact, why dont you reflect on Lady Ms ridiculously busy week:First, her fugue in B&W minor with Beyonc - which was billed as a Global Citizen Festival, whatever that is:Whew! That looks dangerously close to a Lenny Kravitz wardrobe malfunction!Then there was...
  • Beyonc gets hammered for Facebook post honoring Michael Brown

    08/10/2015 12:19:55 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 38 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 8/10/15 | Michael Dorstewitz
    You are forever in our hearts? Pop singer Beyonc is taking some flak for a Facebook entry she made in remembrance of the shooting death of Michael Brown. She posted it Sunday, on the one-year anniversary of his death. He was shot and killed in self-defense by former Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson. Both a St. Louis County grand jury and a Defense Department investigation cleared Wilson of any charges. Nonetheless, Beyoncs post, in the form of a meme, states: Today we will honor you and continue to fight for society to respect the humanity of all people. You are...
  • Beyonc gets hammered for Facebook post honoring Michael Brown

    08/10/2015 10:25:11 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 53 replies
    BizPacReview ^ | August 10, 2015 | Michael Dorstewitz
    You are forever in our hearts? Pop singer Beyonc is taking some flak for a Facebook entry she made in remembrance of the shooting death of Michael Brown. She posted it Sunday, on the one-year anniversary of his death. He was shot and killed in self-defense by former Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson. Both a St. Louis County grand jury and a Defense Department investigation cleared Wilson of any charges. Nonetheless, Beyoncs post, in the form of a meme, states: Today we will honor you and continue to fight for society to respect the humanity of all people. You are...
  • Michelle Obama Reveals What Shed Do if She Could Choose Another Job

    08/03/2015 6:34:35 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 2, 2015 | by Daniel Nussbaum
    First Lady Michelle Obama sat down with rapper Wale for a rapid-fire interview last week in which she revealed what shed choose to do if she wasnt the presidents wife. I would be Beyonc, Obama told Wale in the blink-and-youll-miss-it interview. Ive got the hands! The interview was filmed after last weeks Beating the Odds summit at which the First Lady invited more than 100 college-bound students to celebrate their achievements and hear from a number of guest speakers. Wale spoke at the event. Of course, the Obamas have long admired Beyonc and her husband Jay-Z. Beyonc performed at Obamas...
  • Michelle Obama: If I werent first lady, I would be Beyonce

    08/01/2015 4:08:39 PM PDT · by PROCON · 77 replies
    msnbc ^ | Aug. 1, 2015 | Kara Stiles
    If Michelle Obama werent first lady, she knows exactly what she would do. In an Instagram posted Friday, rapper Wale asks the first lady, If you had the opportunity to have a different occupation, what would it be? I would be Beyonce, she responds.
  • Beyonce Calls for Repeal of First Amendment at Bohemian Grove Performance

    07/13/2015 11:41:45 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    Youtube ^ | 07/13/15 | Mark Dice
    Media analyst Mark Dice tells beachgoers in San Diego, California that Beyonce has launched a new campaign to repeal the First Amendment in order to "help fight racism" to get people's reactions. Their blind support of this insane idea is absolutely shocking. Must see!
  • Carolina Herrera Is Baffled by the "Almost Naked" Dresses Worn by Kardashian, Beyonce,

    06/11/2015 1:25:27 PM PDT · by EBH · 61 replies
    USMagazine ^ | 6/10/2015 | Esther Lee
    She finds the nearly nude sort-of rude! Designer Carolina Herrera, best known for her beautiful silhouettes and classic white shirts, ripped the "almost naked" look worn by so many celebrities, including Kim Kardashian, Beyonce, and Jennifer Lopez, recently at red carpet events. Herrera, 76, spoke to the Washington Post about how some of her fellow designers believe "it's so modern to be naked or almost naked" when, in fact, it's counterproductive. "They think it's going to attract younger people if they do those dresses," she reasoned. "No! The almost naked! Oh God!" According to Herrera, stars are doing it for...
  • Why Police Love/Hate American Drug Dealer/Rapper Shawn 'Jay Z' Carter

    05/31/2015 7:28:36 PM PDT · by AveryJarhman · 4 replies
    Knute's Niche ^ | Avery Jarhman
    Why Police Love/Hate American Drug Dealer/Rapper Shawn 'Jay Z' Carter Brooklyn, NY - Marcy Houses - Hi. During the 80s-90s there were hundreds of Brooklyn cops and investigators who loved/hated Shawn 'JayZ' Carter and his crew of drug dealers. Thanks to Shawn and the anti-social activities his crew of teens/adults engaged in, including selling highly addictive drugs to his neighbors and shooting his competitors from the nearby Tompkins and Lafayette Houses, hundreds of thousands of dollars in police overtime were generated while investigating the murders, shootings and armed robberies resulting from the drug activity Shawn proudly raps about. Yup,...
  • Libya closes Benghazi airport after Islamists fire at U.S. drones

    09/14/2012 10:42:12 AM PDT · by barryobi · 50 replies
    haaretz ^ | 9/14/2012 | ha
    Libya closed its air space over Benghazi airport temporarily because of heavy anti-aircraft fire by Islamists aiming at U.S. reconnaissance drones flying over the city, days after the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans were killed in an attack. The closure of the airport prompted speculation that the United States was deploying special forces in preparation for an attack against the militants who were involved. A Libyan official said the spy planes flew over the embassy compound and the city, taking photos and inspecting locations of radical militant groups who are believed to have planned and staged the attack on...
  • Huckabee backs Josh Duggar, slams those sensationalizing molestation allegations

    05/22/2015 1:14:29 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 70 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | May 22, 2015 | Elahe Izadi
    A day after Josh Duggar apologized amid allegations that he molested several underage girls while he was a teenager, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee criticized those who have enjoyed revealing this long ago sins. Joshs actions when he was an underage teen are as he described them himself, inexcusable, but that doesnt mean unforgivable, Huckabee said in a statement posted on Facebook Friday. He and his family dealt with it and were honest and open about it with the victims and the authorities. No purpose whatsoever is served by those who are now trying to discredit Josh or his...
  • Mike Huckabee: Leave Josh Duggar Alone

    Mystifying. But then this is the same guy who decided to pick a culture-war fight with Beyonce despite knowing that hed have to break out of his niche as a social-con warrior to have any chance at the GOP nomination. Not being too judge-y about youthful intra-family child molestation seems like a smart hill for the GOP to fight on in 2016.
  • Beck responds to Kanye Wests Grammys diss: I still love him and think he's genius

    02/09/2015 5:48:41 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 70 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Monday, February 9, 2015, | Rachel Maresca
    "I don't even know what (Beck) said. I just know that, the Grammys, if they want real artists to keep coming back, they need to stop playing with us, we aren't going to play with them no more," he told his sister-in-law Khloe Kardashian during an E! after-show interview. "Flawless.' Beyonc's video. And Beck needs to respect artistry, he should have given his award to Beyonc."
  • Mike Huckabee Vs. Beyonce

    02/06/2015 5:56:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 6, 2015 | Brent Bozell
    Republican presidential candidates usually avoid any criticism of Hollywood, ever since Vice President Dan Quayle attacked "Murphy Brown" in 1992 for choosing to be a single mother on TV. There are two reasons. The first is the "objective" media will hand you your head, as Quayle found out -- even if later, experts and even reporters themselves admitted Quayle was right about the social harm being caused by the glorification of single motherhood. The second is a version of the NIMBY (Not In My Backyard) Syndrome. Just as Americans despise Congress, but not their own Congressman, so, too, do they...
  • Dont dress like Beyonc': The sexts of Steve Kroft (to his black mistress)

    02/01/2015 10:17:17 AM PST · by Zakeet · 22 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 31, 2015 | Leonard Greene and Laura Italiano
    The Manhattan mistress of married 60 Minutes newsman Steve Kroft sent him sexy lingerie photos during their affair, but he insisted she dress low-key like Laura Bush with him in public to keep things hush-hush, according to newly revealed texts. A source close to Krofts lover told The Post that the TV hotshot was really paranoid about right-wing zealots finding out about their affair and using the tawdry details to try to destroy his career and CBS. [Snip] Kroft was proud to boast to Goines about his closeness to the leader of the free world and let...
  • Racist 60 Minutes Crank Refused to Be Seen Publicly With Black Mistress: Dont Dress Like Beyonce

    02/01/2015 12:02:30 PM PST · by george76 · 46 replies
    Gateway ^ | January 31, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Racist 60 Minutes host Steve Kroft told his sexy black mistress to dress like Laura Bush, not Beyonce. Kroft refused to bee seen with her in public. ... Steve Kroft confirmed a three-year affair with married black lawyer Lisan Goines.
  • Trending Worldwide On Twitter: #ReasonsObamaMissedFranceRally

    01/11/2015 4:31:23 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 86 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1-11-12 | TCRLAF
    Some of these are pretty funny, like: -Mom Pants Convention -He was napping before going out to party with Jay Z and Beyonc -It was for WORLD LEADERS, not COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS
  • I, Feminist, 2015: Objectify Me.

    01/05/2015 6:19:55 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-5-2015 | MOTUS
    Let me tell you, it isnt easy being a fashion icon in this town. For example, nearly every trip requires two complete changes of clothes.The leaving and the comingWhich is really expecting a lot from a committed feminist like Lady M who has many other issues on her mind. Lest you think the lure of feminism has died down recently due to the constant drumbeat of racism and the glare of white privilege these past six years, think again sister. Misogyny is still a pressing issue of inequality burdening society and the new year provides the perfect time to catch...
  • HeilemannAbolish British Monarchy: Beyonc, Jay-Z, Lebron the Real Royalty

    12/08/2014 6:29:53 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 23 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Has John Heilemann ever gotten this riled up over the commies ruling Cuba? If so, I missed it. But on his Bloomberg TV show tonight, Heilemann got on his populist high horse to blast the British monarchy on the occasion of the visit to the US of Prince William and Princess Kate, mocking them as "undereducated" and calling for the British monarchy to be "done away with tomorrow." In Heilemann's view, the real "royalty" on view at the Brooklyn Nets game tonight will be Beyonc, Jay-Z and Lebron James. View the video here.
  • Pro-life vid of day: Pro-aborts use Beyonce cut-out for protest

    11/28/2014 6:42:47 PM PST · by Morgana
    Jill Stanek ^ | 11/28/14 | Jill Stanek
    During a week of demonstrations in San Antonio, Texas, Created Equal used pro-life displays on the campus of Texas State University. They were accompanied by an angry Greek chorus of pro-choice counter-protesters, carrying signs covered with various slogans (including ones stating, Were not with them, just to eliminate any apparent confusion). In the photo to the right (click to enlarge) its hard to tell which is more bizarre: the wide grin of the woman near a picture of dead baby carnage, or (just to the right of the woman with long black hair) a cut-out of Beyonce! The loud chants...
  • First Lady Birthday Tweet to Beyonce: Youre an Incredible Role Model

    09/04/2014 8:57:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 52 replies
    Breitbart Big Hollywood ^ | 9/4/14 | Kelli Serio
    Michelle Obama, also known as @FLOTUS on social media, sent a birthday tweet to her role model and friend, Beyonc, this afternoon. Happy Birthday, @Beyonce! Youre an incredible role model, a phenomenal mother, and a wonderful friend. Hope you have an amazing day! mo The First Lady (@FLOTUS) September 4, 2014-The duo are reportedly BFFs, or Bigtime Famous Friends. The "Drunk in Love" star sang at President Obamas first inaugural ball and also serenaded guests at the first ladys 50th birthday celebration earlier this year. "FLOTUS" even took her daughters to a Jay Z concert in July, following a...
  • Except, You Know, I Cant Sing and You Cant Dance

    07/26/2014 7:42:24 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 2 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-26-2014 | MOTUS
    Mark Levin takes note of the only time since BOs Occupation that borders seem to matter:Specifically: when companies want to relocate their headquarters to countries that are slightly less socialistic then the USSA.Meanwhile, as our borders are being stampeded in both directions - refugees coming and corporations, who are not people so I dont know why it matters, going, we carry on as best we can. Here are MO and the girls taking a break from the pressures of being the First Family by enjoying the beauty and grace of JayZ and Beyonce at their concert in Chicago. Daddy couldnt...
  • Beyonc and Jay-Z: Leaders of Equality and Feminism?

    07/21/2014 7:40:55 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 15 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | July 17, 2014 | Gabrielle Okun
    The Barclays Center is usually associated with the Brooklyn Nets, not an active way to show deep political and social commentary. Unfortunately, this has recently changed due to the presence of performer Beyonc and her husband, rapper Jay-Z. The couple is well known for their singing/performing collaborations, style inspiration, owning a portion of the Brooklyn Nets and their ascent to the Forbes Highest- Paid Celebrity Couples List. Good for them. Usually, the press does not associate them with misogyny and black power groups. Houston Rockets v Brooklyn Nets The couple was recently seen at a Brooklyn Nets Games wearing some...
  • Beyonc and Lupita Nyongo are on the Covers of TIME and People- It Is a Big Deal (Most Beautiful)

    04/27/2014 9:10:55 AM PDT · by equalator · 33 replies
    Time ^ | 4-24-2014 | Maya Rhodan
    On Thursday, the hashtag #WhatIsPretty trended on Twitter, inspiring men and women across the globe to share photos of what they consider beautiful. And on Thursday, the covers of two of the worlds largest magazines, TIME and People had a resounding answer: black women.
  • Obama calls Kanye a 'jackass'...

    09/14/2009 6:22:22 PM PDT · by mathprof · 192 replies · 7,331+ views
    politico ^ | 9/14/09
    ABC News reporter Terry Moran caused quite a commotion tonight on Twitter following after writing: "Pres. Obama just called Kanye West a "jackass" for his outburst at VMAs when Taylor Swift won. Now THAT'S presidential." Although it wasn't long before Moran removed it, with over a million followers, the tweet quickly bounced around Twitter through various users. Now, an ABC spokesperson explains to POLITICO what happened:
  • Is the Obama marriage on the rocks? Astonishing claims emerge of ugly fights

    01/18/2014 6:55:47 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 67 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 1-18-14 | Tom Leonard
    With invitations warning guests to EBYC Eat Before You Come and rumours theyll be dancing to star turns from Beyonce and her rapper husband Jay Z, it wont be your usual White House knees-up. Michelle Obama was 50 yesterday and President Barack Obama will be feting his redoubtable First Lady tonight with a party that will give them the chance to let their hair down and forget their troubles for a few hours. The email inviting guests to the snacks & sips & dancing & dessert advised them to wear comfortable shoes and practise their dance moves. Purse-lipped...
  • Dont Ban Bossy, Ban Beyonce

    04/19/2014 11:42:43 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 34 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-19-14 | Dave The Sage
    Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In and Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, has a line in her book that states "I want every little girl who's told she's bossy to be told instead that she has leadership skills." As you have probably heard by now, her Lean In organization and the Girl Scouts of America have teamed up with various celebrities and some other well-known female figures to urge us to ban the use of the word bossy. As part of their "public service" campaign they have released a short ad featuring these women lecturing us about how they were...
  • Hating Whitey - Jay-Z Dons Gaudy 5 Percent Nation Medallion; Sect Says Whites Are 'Wicked and Weak'

    04/06/2014 4:23:28 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 63 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 6 April 2014 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Jay-Z causes controversy by wearing gaudy medallion of 'Five Percent Nation' group who believe whites are 'wicked and weak' The Brooklyn-born rapper wore a medallion representing the Five Percent Nation at a Nets game last week One of the main tenets of the Nation of Islam offshoot is that white people are 'weak and wicked' and that black men hold the power of God When asked if the medallion holds any importance to him, Jay-Z said: 'A little bit' Jay-Z was spotted wearing the nation's symbol last year while giving radio interviews for his new album,...
  • NPR On Weird College Courses

    03/24/2014 8:21:02 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 38 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | March 24, 2014 | Deborah Lambert
    Even National Public Radio (NPR) occasionally realizes that some college courses are straight from la-la land. A recent report from the Protojournalist mentions an unusual offering in the area of Mythology and Folklore at Harvard called Maledicta, which is described as an academic exploration of ritualized verbal abuse, according to a report in the Protojournalist. Students taking this class apparently examine international traditions of vituperation and cursing in their folkloristic, historical and sociological settings. Not only that, they learn about practices including Turkish verbal duels, Scottish flyting and African-American dozens. Rutgers University also proves it is no slouch in the...
  • If the "Ban Bossy" campaign ever gain self-awareness they could change the name to this...

    03/15/2014 10:27:22 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 34 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-15-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • Culture Challenge of the Week: Explicit Content, Everywhere

    03/13/2014 5:11:40 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 13, 2014 | Rebecca Hagelin
    Even if you werent one of the 28.2 million Americans watching the 2014 Grammys last month, you probably caught wind of the controversy over Beyoncs raunchy performance of her song Drunk in Love, featuring her husband Jay-Z. Perhaps it was her lingerie-like outfit or her chair dancing or the part where Jay-Z grasped her rear, but this was one of those moments when parents find themselves putting their hands over their childrens eyesor flipping to another channel. Beyonc, a mother of a 2-year old, raked in tons of media attention for that performance. Some of the publicity was negative. The...
  • #BanBossy: The Cow Stands Alone

    03/11/2014 9:28:43 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 16 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 3-11-2014 | MOTUS
    This whole Bossy the Cow thing is very confusing, so make sure youve had your coffee.Were apparently championing a new hashtag campaign:I thought it was one of those made-up urban legends until I read Doug Powers article, Go figure: Bossy not a horrible word 3 months ago but now FLOTUS wants it banned. The #BanBossy campaign is a joint effort of the DNCs fight against the GOPs War on Women,the Girl Scouts,and Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and author of Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, the little book of feminist wisdom and other tropes. Sheryls using...
  • The True Story Surrounding The Death of Jay Zs Mistress Cathy White

    03/02/2014 5:01:16 PM PST · by mgist · 43 replies
    DIary of A Hollywood Street King ^ | September 5th, 2011 | NA
    The True Story Surrounding The Death of Jay Z’s Mistress Cathy White (Interesting information on the couple Obama says serve as an example to our young people. Cathy White's Suspicious Death Update: My NYPD source has just (9/2/2011 @ 17:00) confirmed with me that the cause of death is listed as natural until further investigation can be completed. —————————————————————– HSK Exclusive - HSK was the first to reveal that 28 year old Cathy White was Jay Z’s mistress. Don’t believe me? Ask Claudia Jordan. Yesterday, I got the news that Cathy Michelle White had suddenly passed away, so I quickly...
  • Obama and Beyonc singing a love song?

    02/10/2014 10:17:12 PM PST · by Kozy · 25 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 02/10/2014 | Peter Allen
    French press break Obama and Beyonc possible affair. Washington Post sits on it again. This explains the early Valentine dinner the Obamas celebrated last week.
  • WHAT to Make of This One? Jay Z to Divorce Beyonce Due to Affair w/ Obama(!)

    02/10/2014 9:20:47 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 89 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 10 February 2014 | Reaganite Republican
  • Rutgers University offers course studying Beyonce

    01/31/2014 1:41:50 AM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies
    CBS News ^ | 1/30/14
    Beyonce is one of the world's most scrutinized pop stars, and now that study is moving to academia. The Department of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University in New Jersey is offering a course called "Politicizing Beyonce." Kevin Allred, a doctoral student who is teaching the class, tells the university's online news site that he is using Beyonce's career as a way to explore American race, gender and sexual politics.
  • NJ university offers course studying Beyonc

    01/30/2014 12:16:45 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 30, 2014 2:52 PM EST
    Beyonc is one of the worlds most scrutinized pop stars, and now that study is moving to academia. The Department of Womens and Gender Studies at Rutgers University is offering a course called Politicizing Beyonc. [] Rutgers also has a class examining the theology of Bruce Springsteens lyrics.
  • Grammy & SOTU: Video Killed the Radio Star.Teleprompters Killed

    01/27/2014 10:38:26 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 29 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-27-2014 | MOTUS
    Yes, I stayed up late and watched the 56th Annual Grammy Awards so you didnt have to. Youre welcome. I felt that watching the annual freak show would be good conditioning for tomorrows State Of The Union (SOTU). I was not wrongabout the freak show anyway.Before I begin, Id like to acknowledge the prescience of the Buggles who accurately predicted the migration of the music industry from being about the song to being about the performance back in 1978 with their hit Video killed the radio star. To this day, their jingle-tune is best remembered as the video that launched...
  • A Party for the Empress

    01/22/2014 6:01:20 AM PST · by servo1969 · 13 replies
    whitehousedossier.com ^ | 1-21-2014 | Keith Koffler
    It was the twilight of the Roman Empire. The decay, which would lead to the empires downfall, had set in long before. The ruling class sought to appease its people by taking money from the largest landowners and most successful businessmen and giving it to the rest of society. But the effort had irretrievably harmed the economy and habituated the poorest and even the middle class to taking gifts and free stuff, and diminished their work ethic. And the rulers, in their indulgence and eagerness to please the citizenry, had amassed for the empire incalculable debts that it could never...
  • Happy Birthday MO! There's NO way to thank you for all youve done!

    01/19/2014 8:32:45 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 9 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-19-2014 | MOTUS
    Happy Birthday card from AARP: Best wishes and sincere thanks for all youve done for us! Youve probably noticed: the photo embargo, backed by the full faith, credit and retaliatory power of the U.S. government, was in full force for Lady Ms big, historic, Fab Fifty bash last night. So its unlikely that you will see much of the actual party that you paid for. The photo-Gestapo gendarmes were out in full force. As of this morning they had confiscated detained over 350 cameras and smartphones that will be scanned for data by the NSA before and if they are...
  • Beyonce in trouble with NASA over use of Challenger disaster audio on 'XO'

    01/01/2014 10:41:45 AM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    NME ^ | December 30, 2013 1 | staff
    Beyonce has landed herself in trouble with NASA after deciding to sample an audio clip taken from the 1986 Challenger space shuttle disaster on her new track XO. The song, which features on the singers eponymous new album, begins with a six-second clip taken from the accident, in which Steve Nesbitt NASAs public affairs officer at the time states, Flight controllers here are looking very carefully at the situation. Obviously a major malfunction. The Challenger exploded shortly after lift off on its 86 mission, killing all seven people on board. The Hollywood Reporter states that representatives from NASA...
  • Beyonc Slammed for Sampling Shuttle Tragedy on New Album

    12/30/2013 12:39:44 PM PST · by grundle · 39 replies
    yahoo.com/Good Morning America ^ | December 30, 2013 | CLAYTON SANDELL and GINA SUNSERI
    Beyonc has been labeled "insensitive" by some current and former NASA astronauts and their families for sampling audio from the space shuttle Challenger disaster for a love song off her newly released album. Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from the Kennedy Space Center Jan. 28, 1986. All seven crewmembers aboard were killed. "Flight controllers here looking very carefully at the situation. Obviously a major malfunction," now-retired NASA public affairs officer Steve Nesbitt said as the nation watched wreckage fall toward the ocean on live television. Twenty-seven years later, Nesbitt's voice is heard at the beginning of the video for...
  • Beyonc is pulled off stage by an over-excited shirtless fan during performance in Brazil

    09/17/2013 9:53:30 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | September 16, 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Beyonc was pulled off stage by a shirtless concertgoer during a performance in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sunday night. The over-excited fan managed to put his arms around the 32-year-old singer and yank her off the elevated platform she had been singing from. However, Beyonc's entourage were quick to step in, with two security guards rushing onto the stage to disentangle the singer from the grip of the fan. The incident occurred when Beyonc moved around the platform and leaned forward to sing to the crowd. While most of the ticket-holders were happy just to bask in the singer's glow,...

    07/23/2013 11:28:48 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 51 replies
    Beyonce was caught in a real-life EMERGENCY on stage at her concert last night when her hair got tangled up in a stage fan -- and the crew scrambled to free the singer, MID-SONG!!!!! Queen B was performing "Halo" in Montreal when disaster struck ... but like the PRO that she is, Beyonce continued to sing during the incident, NEVER ONCE MISSING A SINGLE BEAT. Eventually, a crew member with a pair of scissors cut Beyonce free ... and she sashayed away from the devil equipment. After the show, Beyonce posted a poetic note to her fans explaining the situation...
  • Beyonce holds moment of silence for Trayvon Martin

    07/14/2013 6:26:29 AM PDT · by mykroar · 32 replies
    CBS News ^ | 7/14/2013 | Charles Sykes/Invision/AP
    <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. Beyonce called for a moment of silence for Trayvon Martin during a concert just hours after George Zimmerman was found not guilty by a Florida jury.</p> <p>The pop star took a moment to honor the teen during her concert Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.</p>
  • Beyonce holds moment of silence for Trayvon Martin during concert

    07/14/2013 6:25:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 07/14/2013
    <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. Beyonce called in a concert for a moment of silence for Trayvon Martin, rapper Young Jeezy released a song in Martins memory and Russell Simmons called for peace after George Zimmerman was acquitted by a Florida jury in the death of the teenager.</p>
  • The Celebrity Firing Line

    05/15/2013 3:11:41 PM PDT · by Leigh Patrick Sullivan · 4 replies
    LPSullivan.com ^ | May 15, 2013 | Leigh Patrick Sullivan
    Kristen Stewart: Um, sweetie? You dont need to screw the director once youve already gotten the part. Also, the perma-stoned look is so 2004.
  • Che Guevaras Racism

    05/04/2013 3:24:12 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 31 replies
    DOUBLETHINK ONLINE via Real Clear History ^ | April 29, 2013 | by Joseph Hammond
    When Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., chastised Jay-Z and Beyonce in a TV interview for their recent trip to Cuba, he especially criticized Jay-Z for his adoration of Che Guevara. I think Jay-Z needs to get informed, Rubio said. One of his heroes is Che Guevara. Che Guevara was a racist. Che Guevara was a racist that wrote extensively about the superiority of white Europeans over people of African descent, so he should inform himself [about] the guy that hes propping up. Jay-Z, Carlos Santana, and Johnny Depp who have all been spotted in Guevara t-shirts in the last decade...
  • Obama has better things to do than plan vacations for Beyonce and Jay-Z [VIDEO]

    04/17/2013 1:10:12 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 19 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 04/17/2013 | Taylor Bigler
    President Barack Obama wants you to know that he did not help his BFFs Beyonce and Jay-Z get visas for their Cuban vacation. The first couple of R&B took a trip two weeks ago to Havana, upsetting several lawmakers who were concerned with how they got permission to go to the country that Americans can only visit for educational or cultural purposes. Last week, the U.S. Department of Treasury confirmed that the pair had permission from the government to go to Cuba. After the backlash, Jay-Z released Open Letter, a song ripping those who criticized their vacation. In one of...
  • Carney On Jay-Z And Beyonce's Cuba Trip: "The White House Has Nothing To Do With It"

    04/11/2013 3:13:46 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 19 replies
    http://www.realclearpolitics.com/ ^ | April 11, 2013 | Donovan Slack
    I just want to return to Beyonce and Jay-Z. Jay-Z released a rap today, I know the other day you said that Treasury was the one that cleared their trip, he suggested that he got White House permission that he personally spoke with the president. Ill just quote: I turned Havana into Atlanta. Boy from the hood, I got White House Clearance. Obama said chill you gonna get me impeached. You dont need this expletive anyway, chill with me on the beach."