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Monica Lewinsky Wants Another Beyoncé Lyric Change

Monica Lewinsky Wants Another Beyoncé Lyric Change
Following Beyoncé's decision to change an ableist lyric in "Heated," Monica Lewinsky asks her to revisit "Partition," which explicitly references the Clinton–Lewinsky scandal

This time involving Monica Lewinsky.Following that conversation, Monica Lewinsky chimed in, requesting a lyric change of her own.co/DzN80FdzPB — Monica Lewinsky (she/her) (@MonicaLewinsky) August 1, 2022 The lyric Lewinsky is referring to is off of Beyoncé's 2013 self-titled album.In "Partition" the Grammy-award winning artist sings, "He bucked all my buttons, he ripped my blouse/ He Monica Lewinsky'd all on my gown.

The issue lead to a statement from the singer's team reassuring fans that the word was not used harmfully and a vow to change the lyric under dispute."Uhmm, while we’re at it… #Partition," she tweeted with a link to the news of the lyric change.

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