This should go over well.
Former Arkansas governor and likely 2016 presidential candidate Mike Huckabee previewed his new memoir this week, and one passage in particular has raised cries of WTF?! from all corners of the Internet.
Discussing his views on Jay Z and Beyonce for some reason, Huckabee says that the hip hop power couple’s stage show makes him feel as though Jay is Bey’s pimp. That would mean that Mrs. Carter is…yeah, he went there:
“Jay Z is a very shrewd businessman,” Huckabee writes. “But I wonder: does it occur to him that he is arguably crossing the line from husband to pimp by exploiting his wife as a sex object?”
Look, anyone who’s seen Beyonce’s “7/11″ video knows that the woman does, indeed, flaunt her sexuality. But that’s because she’s a grown up and she’s allowed to, not because the Jigga Man is ice cold, baby.
In fact, Beyonce self-identifies as a feminist, and has served as a role model for millions of girls and young women. She was successful long before she married Jay Z and she continues to cultivate one of the enviable careers in the history of pop music.
So, yes, Huckabee’s comment is patently misogynistic and has …read more
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