Beyoncé Subtly Shades Bill Cosby On Stage & Her Fans Are Crackin’ Up
ILOSM family, sometimes you just gotta make lemons outta lemonade and it looks like that’s exactly what Beyoncé and Jay Z have just done, as it pertains to Bill Cosby. In case y’all haven’t heard, Jay and Bey’ are currently killin’ the game on their new OTR II (On The Run II) Tour and during their most recent performance, Bey’ joined in with her husband to throw a lil’ shade Cosby’s way.
Jay Z performed his song, “Family Feud,” off his “4:44” album. While doing so, Beyoncé managed to sneak in a defensive move Bill Cosby did when a topless female protester (and former “Cosby Show” actress) ran up on him outside his sex assault re-trial court appearance. Ol’ girl has made a whole dance out of it and fans quickly caught the reference. Check it out below:
In “Family Feud,” Jay Z name drops several celebrities, including Bill Cosby:
“I’m tryna get these n—as with no stripes to be official / Y’all think small, I think Biggie / Y’all whole pass is in danger, 10 Mississippi / Al Sharpton in the mirror takin’ selfies / How is him or Pill Cosby s’posed to help me? / Old n—as never accepted me / New n—as is the reason I stopped drinkin’ Dos Equis / We all lose when the family feuds / What’s better than one billionaire? Two / I’ll be damned if I drink some Belvedere while Puff got Cîroc / Y’all need to stop.”
Y’all already know fans have been all over social media crackin’ up over Beyoncé’s subtle shade.
_jean__nine_: omg i almost spit out my water
amanda_couldnt_have: ….. When I’m walking through Costco and I hear someone say “Try a free sample”
datgirlispois0n: foreverrrrrr on beat
2pieceee: Lmaoooooo Beyoncé?????
Jay Z and Beyoncé are typically radio silent on various social issues. At most, they make mention of them through hints in their music. In fact, Beyoncé rarely has much to say about anything in interviews and such, so that’s why fans are so surprised by her very subtle shade about Cosby. Even though Bey is one of the least outspoken (at least publicly) artists in the game though, there’s no denying that once she steps on that stage, she shuts it DOWN.
Now, lets talk about Bill Cosby and the conflicted fans he’s created in the wake of his recent conviction on three counts of sexual assault against Andrea Constand. To see the 80 year old go down, is like watching your favorite superhero lose superhero powers.
For millions of Cosby fans, Cosby was once the only father figure they knew. He was the charitable celebrity, who quietly fought behind the scenes for the rights of people of color. He even created the first cartoon that actually gave us a realistic representation of young African American men who had integrity and character, with his “Fat Albert” series. However, dozens of allegations later and a decades old conviction, has now left many conflicted, with more questions than answers. It’s also left the world stripped of a much needed sitcom, “The Cosby Show,” that young people definitely need to witness more of.
Cosby’s conviction can garner a sentencing of up to 30 years. Currently he’s out on bail, awaiting his September sentencing hearing. It’s largely speculated by many experts, that Bill Cosby’s new legal team (he recently fired his other one) will appeal his conviction after sentencing.