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Sep 19, 2016

People Are Pissed “Lemonade” Was Shut Out At The Emmys

They came to defend the Queen Bey.

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Many people had high hopes that Beyoncé might take home an award for Lemonade at the 2016 Emmys last night.

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When it debuted on HBO earlier this year, it was hailed as a visual and musical "masterpiece."

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Fans also praised it for its celebration of black womanhood and for amplifying #BlackLivesMatter.

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For her work on Lemonade, Beyoncé was nominated for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special, in conjunction with director Kahlil Joseph.

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Lemonade was also up for Outstanding Variety Special; Outstanding Production Design for a Variety Special, Nonfiction, Event or Award Special; and Outstanding Picture Editing for a Variety Special.

And yet, the HBO special was shut out in all four categories, so understandably the Beyhive swarmed. 🐝🐝🐝

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How you gonna bring Laverne Cox up to present an award Beyoncé is nominated in and have her give it to two white men #Emmys

the emmys itself should have been in the in memoriam section since it disrespected beyoncé

LEMONADE > > > > GREASE LIVE, DEAD, ANY OTHER FORM OF BEING

Grease Live won over Beyonce's #LEMONADE? #Emmys

Grease Live. Beat out #LEMONADE. Okay. 👀👀👀 #Emmys

Me at @TheEmmys after #LEMONADE lost to Grease Live of all things

But it's OK, there is a silver lining.

i dont think lemonade needed to win an emmy because it would be like putting a burger king crown on a glowing orb of eternal light & beauty.

Emmy or not, she's still a queen no matter what.

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