Last week, 2nd Lieutenant Deuntay Diggs of the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office came up with a fun way to engage students in safety learning — dancing to Beyoncé.
In the video Lt. Diggs’s choreography of Beyoncé’s “Formation” is so precise, he might put Bey to shame.
The irony of this officer dancing to “Formation” certainly isn’t lost on us.
After its release in February of this year, controversy over the song quickly spread as conservative politicians and commentators argued the song upheld “un-American” and “anti-police” sentiments.
Former New York Mayor, Rudy Giuliani, stood at the helm of Beyonce’s public rebuke. The Miami Fraternal Order of Police unsuccessfully planned to boycott Beyoncé’s Miami stop on the Formation tour because they felt it was encouraging negative views towards police.
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“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,” Beyonce said in a sit-down interview with Elle.
Apparently, this officer takes no issue with Beyoncé.