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Monica Lewinsky Asks Beyoncé to Remove Her Name From ‘Partition’ Lyrics

Monica Lewinsky has a request.

After Beyoncé nixed a phrase from her newest album over ableist considerations, the 49-year-old steered that the singer go one step additional and take away her title from her hit “Partition.”

“uhmm, whereas we’re at it… #Partition,” she tweeted on Aug. 1, calling out the 2013 tune from the Beyoncé album through which the singer recalled {that a} man “Monica Lewinsky’d all on my robe.”

The racy lyrics are in reference to the high-profile affair between President Invoice Clinton and a then-21-year-old Lewinski, which led to the president’s well-known denial and and impeachment in 1998.

This is not the primary time Lewinski — who has “rap song muse” written in her Twitter bio — has addressed the unwelcomed named drop. In an essay she wrote for Self-importance Truthful in 2014, she really thanked Beyoncé for together with her within the tune, however supplied one correction.

“Miley Cyrus references me in her twerking stage act, Eminem raps about me, and Beyoncé’s newest hit provides me a shout-out. Thanks, Beyoncé, but when we’re verbing, I feel you meant ‘Invoice Clinton’d all on my robe,’ not ‘Monica Lewinsky’d.'”

After a Twitter consumer questioned why Lewinski seemingly modified her tune about being cool with the lyric, she clarified that she by no means was and stated she beforehand coped with the scenario with humor as a result of “studying to snigger about issues which damage or humiliated me is how i survived.”

Earlier than Lewinski’s request, Beyoncé discovered herself in sizzling water over the usage of the phrase “spaz” on her observe “Heated” off “Renaissance,” her first solo studio album since 2016. A incapacity advocate shortly known as out the Grammy winner for the “use of ableist language,” in an opinion piece in The Guardian, as for a lot of within the medical discipline, “spastic” refers to a incapacity that makes it troublesome for individuals to manage their muscle tissues, particularly of their legs and arms.

On Aug. 1, Beyoncé’s crew confirmed to E! Information that the lyrics might be modified writing, “The phrase, not used deliberately in a dangerous approach, might be changed.”

Whereas Lewinski waits on motion from Beyoncé, there’s one particular person she’s would not want something from as of late: the previous president. Whereas selling the FX sequence, “American Crime Story: Impeachment,” which she produced, Lewinski spoke to TODAY about why she not feels that Clinton owes her an apology.

“There was an extended interval, earlier than my life modified within the final six or seven years, the place I felt so much when it comes to there not being this decision,” Lewinski stated. “I am very grateful that I haven’t got that feeling anymore. I do not want it.”

Beyoncé is taking some warmth for her new tune “Heated.” The “Renaissance” songstress is altering the lyrics in a part of her newly launched album after dealing with backlash from followers and a incapacity equality charity.


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