Monica Lewinsky has recommended that Beyoncé take away her title from her 2013 music Partition after it was revealed that the singer will rework one other lyric from her new Renaissance album over ableist considerations.
Lewinsky’s tweet referenced an express line from Partition wherein Beyonce sings a couple of man, “Monica Lewinsky’d all on my robe”.
The lyric was supposedly in reference to an affair between former US President Invoice Clinton and a then-21-year-old Lewinsky, which led to Clinton’s impeachment in 1998.
Following her social media message, customers rapidly responded to Lewinsky’s tweet, stating that she had touted being a “rap music muse” in her Twitter bio.
Furthermore, in an essay written earlier by Lewinsky for Vainness Honest, she had thanked Beyoncé for together with her within the music, however supplied a recommended change to the phrases.
“Miley Cyrus references me in her twerking stage act, Eminem raps about me, and Beyoncé’s newest hit offers me a shout-out. Thanks, Beyoncé,” she wrote.
Lewinsky then clarified that she engaged with the reference beforehand as a way to “discover humor in painful/humiliating issues,” and that she hadn’t straight reached out to Beyoncé’s staff to request that the lyric be eliminated.