Beyoncé tries to convince us that she’s not really anti-cop – nice try, hon

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Two months after Beyoncé performed her song “Formation” at the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, which was a tribute to the Black Panthers, Malcolm X and the Black Lives Matter movement, she defended the song and claimed she’s not anti-police.

She told the fashion magazine Elle that she never intended to disrespect law enforcement officers.

“I mean, I’m an artist and I think the most powerful art is usually misunderstood. But anyone who perceives my message as anti-police is completely mistaken,” she told the outlet. “I have so much admiration and respect for officers and the families of officers who sacrifice themselves to keep us safe.”

But actions, as they say, speak louder than words. In addition to the controversial halftime show, the music video, shot in New Orleans, contains some provocative scenes.

One shows the Grammy award winning artist lying atop a sinking police cruiser.

Another scene depicts a young African-American boy in a hoodie facing an all-white group of policemen. When he puts his hands in the air, the officers do the same, and the words “Stop shooting us” flashes on the screen.

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani ripped her performance calling it a “platform to attack” law enforcement.

“I think it was outrageous,” Giuliani told Fox News. “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.”

But Beyoncé told Elle that she was merely celebrating her roots.

“If celebrating my roots and culture during Black History Month made anyone uncomfortable, those feelings were there long before a video and long before me,” she said. “I’m proud of what we created and I’m proud to be part of a conversation that is pushing things forward in a positive way.”

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