Monica Lewinsky has reiterated her demand that Beyoncé remove lyrics about her affair with former US President Bill Clinton.
The singer-songwriter has released her latest record, Renaissance, Last week. Yesterday (July 1), her representatives confirmed that she will be removing the able profanity from “Heated” lyrics after a fan response.
Lewinsky shared an article reporting Beyoncé’s decision to edit the lyrics, along with the message: “Uhm, while we’re at it… #Partition.”
Lewinsky’s affair with Clinton led to the president’s impeachment in the House of Representatives in 1998.
The activist, television personality and former White House intern was mentioned by name Beyoncé in 2013. hit “Partition”.
“He undid all my buttons and tore my blouse / He Monica Lewinski all my gown,” the singer sang.
Talking to vanity fair in 2014 Lewinski took issue with the lyrics, quipping, “Thanks, Beyoncé, but if we’re talking about recruiting, I think you meant ‘Bill Clinton all over my dress,’ not ‘Monica Lewinsky.’
A recent controversy surrounding the ability language Heated revolves around the use of the word “sp**”.
In the statement submitted The Independent.Beyoncé’s reps said the spam “was not used in an intentionally harmful way” but would be replaced.