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Beyonce's Daddy to Haters:

You're All Idiots

4/22/2009 2:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Beyonce Knowles Beyonce's dad is on the warpath against the people attacking his daughter for the supposed "board mix" audio of B singing at "The Today Show" -- claiming all doubters of her ability are "idiots."

In a fiery statement to TMZ, Mathew Knowles, who's also Bey's manager, says his daughter was set up. It's one of the best statements we've ever gotten.

"If no one took the time to look at the biggest Inauguration in the history of America then shame on them.

If no one took the time to listen to Beyonce sing 'America the Beautiful' and 'At Last' at the Neighborhood Ball for the first dance of President Obama and the First Lady, and they question Beyonce's vocal ability, they've gotta be an idiot.

At 12 years into her career, the last thing someone should be questioning is her vocal ability.

That would be like questioning if Kobe Bryant could shoot a jump shot. The vocals were obviously altered."

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31.

Michael Madsen    

Are we to believe the inauguration wasn't a lip sync? maybe we should believe Britney sings at concerts... maybe we should believe those three classical strummers played live at the inauguration instead of to tape... maybe we should believe Beyonde-words really does her own singing... maybe we should believe in the god of Milli Vanilli.

WEll guess what... I'm not a sucker... and thanks to Howard and others... Beyonde-belief is finally exposed.
Should have brought up your daughter to tell the truth, buddy.

1918 days ago
32.

Tina    

But I haven't heard her sing If I were a Boy live...What about every VMA performance she lip sync???What about when she sings Single Ladies she doesn't even pretend to sing she dances with her voice playing in the background and her lips don't move not singing is just as bad as lip syncing...What about how much her backup singers sing for her???And why would she sing live if the audience is only going to here the backing track real singers don't need a backing track.

1918 days ago
33.

Dallas    

Beowolf has always sucked.

1918 days ago
34.

You gotta be kidding me...    

Of course her dad comes out swinging. He doesn't want anything to derail his money train.

1918 days ago
35.

THE CHILDREN ARE NOT BEING PROPERLY SUPERVISED...PERIOD!    

LOOK HERE, LETS BE REAL FOR A MINUTE,

MR KNOWLES YOUR DAUGHTER "BEYONCE" CAN'T SING WITH HER COUNTRY SWAG VOICE, THE ONE AND ONLY REASON SHE HAS MADE IT THIS FAR, IS BECAUSE THERE WAS "NO COMPETITION", AND WHITNEY HOUSTON LET US DOWN WITH THE CRACK.

SOLANGE IS MAKING IT OFF THE COATTAILS OF BEYONCE, COMPETITION WOULD BLOW BOTH THESE HATERS OUT OF THE WATER.

BEYONCE IS MARRIED TO JAYZ, WHICH PASS JOB INCLUDED BEING A "DRUG DEALER", YEP THATS WHERE HE GOT HIS MONEY FOR ROCAWEAR.

Mr. Knowles you did Kelly wrong, NOW WHO IS THE HATER

1918 days ago
36.

SO Wrong    

Okay, that isn't her voice, guys. Let's come to grips.
And that's not R. Kelly on the tape, either...

(Snickers at the sarcasm)

1918 days ago
37.

stophaters    

I believe the audio was altered...it is obvious that someone is trying to be funny.
It is amazing to me when you have someone with such beauty inside and out, possess talent and is a hardworkder that people will always try to tear you down.
I admire Beyonce as a young woman who has remained level-headed in the entertainment industry and is quite humble and sweet from what I can tell.

As much as I love the media for entertaining me over the years...there will always be a group of people who thrive on negativity more so than anything else. There will always be haters no matter who you are.
No matter how good of a person you are...people will always try to downgrade and belittle you. It is comedy that people can't find much scoop on Beyonce so they create their own.

As for her father, I admire him for standing up for his daughter. Now if he was a deadbeat...people would have mess to talk as well. And for the person who commented on Mr. Knowled needing to proofread...all that was said is that he made a statement. It didn't say if it was written or verbal. For someone to release a statement (assuming verbally), it is easy for someone who may paraphrase it to add their own slang or twist...so do not assume someone's intellectual capabalities if you don't know them.

Stop the hating people.

I hope Beyonce stays beautiful, strong, and talented through it all. To all the fans and non-fans out there...just remember just because they are celebrities...they are as much human as we all are...they have feelings and go through the same pains life bring us...may not be financial for most celebrities, but they too, need love and positive support.

1918 days ago
38.

DJ Silkee    

As someone who is a singer as well, I can tell you this much - it is QUITE possible for that TO be Beyonce's voice. When there is a loud crowd, or when it is difficult for you to hear yourself sing, sometimes a singer will attempt to push their voice louder - and louder does not always mean better... PARTICULARLY if you happen to sing a lot of scales in your notes (as Beyonce does) and ESPECIALLY if you go from a lower ranger, to a higher range very quickly, which this song does. If she was having issues hearing her monitor and was pushing in an attempt to hear, it would be extremely hard to hold pitches, to go into pitch changes, and to have adequate breath to sound good. Do I believe this is Beyonce? Yes. Do I think it's her fault? Not necessarily. But singing over a mixed track OFTEN happens with Top 40 acts these days - even the bands. Do you really think they're singing in their music videos, too? Do you really think they're playing the guitar and drums when they're doing their shoot? No. If you really think so, then maybe you're the type of idiot that Mr Knowles is addressing...

1918 days ago
39.

Michael Madsen    

31. Of course her dad comes out swinging. He doesn't want anything to derail his money train.

Posted at 1:46PM on Apr 22nd 2009 by Jebus...

RIGHT ON, JEBUS! YOU CALLED OUT DADDY ON THAT ONE... NOW BOTH HE AND HIS FAKE PROGENY ARE OUTTED...CONGRATULATIONS... GOOD DEDUCING THERE...

1918 days ago
40.

Silent Few    

This a warning to all you jealous fools and senseless people. Leave this wonderful and talented young woman alone!! If you all do not have anything good to say about her, JUST SHOVE IT UP IN ANY PART OF YOUR BODY THAT HAS A OPE----. That's include the WHITE MAN WITH THE SHAPELESS AFRO.

1918 days ago
41.

Tira B    

Beyonce doesn't have to take the time and effort to sing live for shows like this. We know she can sing and is saving her voice for shows that she is being "paid" big money for. I don't blame her. How many times do athletes give half the effort b/c they know they have a playoff spot? Stop hating on one of the finest women walking the planet. She's talented and smart. We are here typing about her, she is in her mansion relaxing.

1918 days ago
42.

Michael Madsen    

Hit it, Silkee... you're more full of sh*t than Mr. Beyonde-belief.

1918 days ago
43.

FiBiker    

HER DADDY IS DOUCHEBAG TOOL....I'D LIKE TO GO A COUPLE ROUNDS IN THE RING WITH THE A-HOLE BITCH SLAP HIM GOOD.

HE IS ONE BIG ASS-CLOWN AND HIS DAUGHTER IS A BUFFOON!!!

1918 days ago
44.

DJ Silkee    

Granttomb, I was in no way making excuses for her. As I re-read what I wrote, I realized it may seem that way. However, I was pointing out to those who are saying "it can't possibly be her" that yes... yes it could be. and yes, it most likely is. Those people need a reality check. Blind faith is not good.

1918 days ago
45.

Dano HI 50    

* Doctored

1918 days ago
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