After Monday's inauguration even President Obama was ready to hand over the keys to the democracy to Queen B. And then Lipsyncgate happened.
The one and only Sasha Fierce lip-synced the Star Spangled Banner.
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Yea just, THE NATIONAL ANTHEM. Tell us it's all lies, Beyonce. What would Blue Ivy say?
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Here in America, we're used to the politicians lying -- maybe even athletes doping. But our one rock, our nation's symbol of power, betrayed us all. So of course those that felt stabbed in their Bey-loving hearts took to their keyboards for some much needed 140 character catharsis.
Beyonce lip-synching the Star Spangled Banner makes me question fundamental truths of human existence.
— The Fix (@TheFix) January 22, 2013
COMING SOON: Conservative conspiracy theorists claiming that Obama's second term isn't legitimate because Beyonce lip synched.
— ASAP Chalky (@blunted215) January 22, 2013
Oh, like YOU'VE never lip synched to a Beyonce song. #GlassHouses
— Dan Treadway (@Dan_Treadway) January 22, 2013
Wow, Beyonce is just like us. She lip-syncs to Beyonce.
— Jess Dweck (@TheDweck) January 22, 2013
I don't care that Beyonce lip synced? I would've been okay with a cassette playing while Beyonce just stood quietly on a large platform.
— AJK (@pizzadreams) January 22, 2013
Beyonce lied, people died
— daveweigel (@daveweigel) January 22, 2013
RT @horacethegiant White people would do anything to discredit Beyonce
— horace(@horacethegiant) January 22, 2013
Welp. One thing is for sure. Y'all be watching Beyonce during the halftime show. #Beygate
— Annie Heckenberger (@anniemal) January 22, 2013
A single wet tear falls from the Lincoln Memorial onto the cold hard floor upon learning Beyonce was lip-syncing.
— pourmecoffee (@pourmecoffee) January 22, 2013
Beyonce did not lip sync. She doesn't live that life
— Tim Webb(@tpwebb15) January 22, 2013
If Beyonce didn't sing live at the Inauguration, what's next, are you going to tell me she's not a natural blonde?
— Gabe Hilden-Reid (@gabehildenreid) January 22, 2013
RT @patmcafeeshow: Beyonce faked.. Te'o's GF fake.. Amish Mafia fake.. Storage Wars fake.. The only real thing these days is Honey Boo Boo.
— Parker Lee Wineburg (@cashmaaaani) January 22, 2013
Soo.. the chances of Beyonce lip-syncing at the Super Bowl are 1:1 right?
— lindsey vanwinkle (@indieLINDSEY) January 22, 2013
Shocked to hear Beyonce's performance actually done by Milli Vanilli.
— (Rusty) (@AreYouEstyWhy) January 22, 2013
They actually recorded the Star Spangled Banner in the same studio they faked the Moon landing. twitter.com/BuzzFeedAndrew…
— Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) January 22, 2013
The songs weren't sung. The poems didn't rhyme. Inauguration sucked.
— Eric Lach (@ericlach) January 22, 2013
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