Beyoncé’s new album Lemonade is being dubbed a “Black feminist masterpiece” that empowers Black women about self-love, vulnerability and recognizing their worth. Most important it talks about infidelity, threatening to leave and reminding your dude that he’s not the special one, you are.
Now of course this kind of #BlackGirlMagic, especially with a baseball bat with the words” hot sauce” on it, is going to get a reaction from men. Thankfully, there are a lot showing love for it:
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Just watched #Lemonade truly truly truly amazing – Beyoncé has really created an unmatched standard she's truly legendary!!!!! The bar is so high right now it's unreal……. We just witnessed an end to traditional albums dropping…… "My new album is coming make sure y'all go cop that"…?? Nah….. No visuals…. No sales….. Side Bar! Side bar- fellas I can tell you right now if you've been going through it with your girl and she was thinking about leaving? #NoLemonade trust me you wanna keep her far away from this documentary lol – some real decisions will be made after she watch this!!!! Look at this image….. This is the look of every abusive, cheating and lying dude in the world right now!!! Aha! #GIRLPOWER #BlackWomenMatter #Formation #MovementIsReal she had a real #Budget to shoot this magic….
(Interesting, given that Tyrese recently said he doesn’t like loud and aggressive women and everything Bey was giving us was exactly that. Guess she gets a pass in his book.)
He also had this to say:
And some of the fellas showed their sense of humor with the jokes:
And sadly, some of the responses were down-right sexist, anti-Black women and cruel:
Thankfully, this guy called out the haters beautifully:
What do the men in your lives think about Lemonade?