In her first real interview in years, Beyoncé speaks out about all the controversy surrounding ‘Formation,’ and the response from many misguided souls that the video is anti-police.
She tells Elle: “Anyone who perceives my message as anti-police is completely mistaken. I have so much admiration and respect for officers and the families of officers who sacrifice themselves to keep us safe. But let’s be clear: I am against police brutality and injustice. Those are two separate things. If celebrating my roots and culture during Black History Month made anyone uncomfortable, those feelings were there long before a video and long before me.”
Essentially, if you thought “Formation” was anti-police, then you need to do some soul-searching because it says more about you than you think.
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