Beyoncé

Beyoncé Says Super Bowl Outfit Was Tribute to Michael Jackson

  /  02.08.2016

Queen Bey honors the King of Pop. If you thought Beyoncé’s black-and-gold Super Bowl ensemble was an homage to Michael Jackson’s 1993 halftime show outfit, you were right.

“It was,” Bey told “Extra,” when asked about the wardrobe tribute. “It’s the 50th anniversary so I gave love to my favorite performer.”

#Beyonce paid homage to #MichaelJackson

A photo posted by The Shade Room (@theshaderoominc) on

In the brief and rare interview, ‘Yoncé also spoke about the performance, which included the live debut of “Formation.” “It was super exciting,” she said. “I’m very excited for Chris [Martin], Coldplay, and Bruno [Mars] was awesome.”

The Jackson family also inspired the lyrics to Beyoncé’s “Formation.” “I like my negro nose with Jackson 5 nostrils,” Sasha Fierce sings on the Mike WiLL Made-It-produced single.

While ‘Yoncé’s MJ-inspired performance earned praise, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani offered a different take, calling it “outrageous” and “terrible,” according to the New York Daily News.

Giuliani might not be a fan, but the BeyHive should be excited for 2016. In April, Queen Bey is set to embark on “The Formation World Tour.”

Watch the MJ performance that inspired Bey below.

TRENDING

Future Announces 'One Big Party' Tour

Hndrxx is bringing the party to an arena near you next year.
12.06.2022

Drake Appeared to Troll Kanye West Over Kim Kardashian-Chris Paul Affair Rumors

An old photo of Drake wearing a CP3 jersey has the internet in a frenzy.
12.02.2022

Saweetie Denies Dissing Quavo and Lil Baby on 'Don't Say Nothin''

“Ain’t nobody dissing nobody.”
12.06.2022

SZA Reveals 'S.O.S.' Album Tracklist

The long-awaited project features Travis Scott, Don Toliver, and Ol’ Dirty Bastard.
12.05.2022
View More

Sponsored Stories