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Matt McGorry Has No Time For Piers' Thoughts On "Lemonade"

Matt to the rescue.

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There's a lot to unpack here, but basically Piers is not particularly thrilled with "militant Beyoncé" — whatever that means.

My verdict on militant @Beyonce: cc #BeyHive

Here's a taste:

The new Beyoncé wants to be seen as a black woman political activist first and foremost, entertainer and musician second. I still think she’s a wonderful singer and performer, and some of the music on Lemonade is fantastic. But I have to be honest, I preferred the old Beyoncé. The less inflammatory, agitating one. The one who didn’t use grieving mothers to shift records and further fill her already massively enriched purse. The one who didn’t play the race card so deliberately and to my mind, unnecessarily. The one who wanted to be judged on her stupendous talent not her skin color, and wanted us all to do the same.


Part of her letter included the incredible line, "Let me break this down for you; Beyoncé’s album is not an attack on anyone, it is a celebration of the strength, endurance and potential within black woman-hood. The fact that you are mad/uncomfortable/agitated about it, is evidence enough of how blind you are to the realities of being one.""

And now How To Get Away With Murder and Orange is the New Black actor Matt McGorry is entering into the fray. In a series of tweets directed at Piers, Matt explained to the journalist/TV personality just why people might be upset with him.


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