Fox News labels Beyoncé 'more vile than ever' for 'X-rated' lyrics on new album 1 week ago

Fox News labels Beyoncé 'more vile than ever' for 'X-rated' lyrics on new album

Rather ironically, the most dicussed track is called 'HEATED'

Fox News has gone so far as to dub Beyoncé "more vile than ever" over some the "X-rated" lyrics on her new album, Renaissance.


Presenter Brian Kilmeade, who hosts Fox & Friends as well as his one eponymous show on Fox Radio, took the legendary R&B singer and pop star to task over the lyrics in her song "HEATED", in particular, suggesting they were too adult and inappropriate.

As you can see in the clip below, speaking to regular guest Raymond Arroyo, Kilmeade sarcastically rhetorts, “You know like when you get a little older sometime you mellow?", before quickly remarking: "she's a parent".

"We haven’t seen her in a while, barely dressed, dancing around, and now she comes back, more vile than ever with X-rated lyrics”, he continues, even asking “the dimpled ass community... are they insulted by being used in her songs?”


While somewhat sneering, his question does seem to be a serious one and despite his initial laughter, Arroyo then joins in by adding: “Or what about those with stretch marks on their breasts, apparently? I won't recreate the words she uses in her delightful lyric[s]—written by Drake, incidentally".

Drake is one of a number of collaborators on "Queen B's" new album, her seventh, including the likes of Pharrell Williams, The-Dream, Labrinth, Donna Summer, Skrillex and, of course, husband Jay-Z, just to name a few.


Some of the lyrics that appear to have drawn fire include lines like, "Your face card never declines, my god (ooh, ooh), "Whisky 'til I'm tipsy, glitter on my kitty" and the aforementioned reference to her body: "Dimples on my hip, stretch marks on my - [t**s]".

Arroyo goes on to question, "Why you would sing [those lyrics] as a renowned woman who young people look to? I don’t quite get that", before Kilmeade concludes by quipping: "great poetry there, I think it'll go down in history".

Unsurprisingly, their segment on the 40-year-old mum of three has been labelled as "unnecessary", "sexist"; "misogynistic" and "ageist".



Beyoncé and the team that worked on the song are also facing backlash elsewhere for the use of the ableist term, “spaz” - a line which is now set to be removed. Artist Lizzo faced similar criticism for her also using the word back in June.

Elsewhere, fellow musician and "Milkshake" singer Kelis has also accused her of "theft" after supposedly improper use of her iconic song on the track “Break My Soul”. Kelis said she was never asked for permission to sample the song and now appears to have had her credits removed from the album entirely.

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