Fox & Friends Slam Beyoncé's Super Bowl Performance: She Saluted Black Lives Matter And Attacked Police Officers


From the February 8 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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ANNA KOOIMAN (HOST): So we're going to go ahead and show you some video then of Beyoncé's performance with Coldplay and Bruno Mars. But Beyoncé got a police escort there and then she gives a salute to the Black Lives Matter movement. DeRay Mckesson tweeted out, "#Formation shout-outs to Malcolm X & MJ were excellent." It was a nod to 1966 founding of the Black Panther Party. What did you think of that?

RUDY GIULIANI: I think it was outrageous. The halftime show I thought was ridiculous anyway. I don't know what the heck it was. A bunch of people bouncing around and all strange things. It was terrible.

BRIAN KILMEADE (HOST): Coldplay and Bruno Mars --

GIULIANI: Actually don't even know why we have this. I mean, this is football.

STEVE DOOCY (HOST): You got to do something at halftime.

GIULIANI: This is football, not Hollywood, and I thought it was really outrageous that she used it as a platform to attack police officers who are the people who protect her and protect us, and keep us alive. And what we should be doing in the African-American community, and all communities, is build up respect for police officers. And focus on the fact that when something does go wrong, okay. We'll work on that. But the vast majority of police officers risk their lives to keep us safe.

KILMEADE: Mr. Mayor, I also look at the NFL. What do they do? They took control of the halftime because they didn't like what MTV was doing after Janet Jackson got her, her --

DOOCY: Wardrobe malfunction.

KOOIMAN: Wardrobe malfunction.

KILMEADE: After that happened. So didn't they go and review this and say wait a second, why are you -

GIULIANI: Can't you figure out who you're putting on? I mean this is a political position, she's probably going to take advantage of it. You're talking to middle America when you have the Super Bowl, so you can have entertainment. Let's have, you know, decent wholesome entertainment, and not use it as a platform to attack the people who, you know, put their lives at risk to save us. 


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