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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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Michael Madsen    

Thank you, TMZ for posting this "Dad's" response... out him... out them all... tough guy thinks he's gonna intimidate all us 'Knowers" out here? Don't think so! Keep up the fight, TMZ, for Truth, Justice and the AmeriWood way!

1980 days ago
47.

delynne    

People need to lay off!! Beyonce has an amazing voice and it's sad when someone actually has talent and a gift like hers, and we all but crucify her. It's humiliating. Idiots should be making comments on Miley Cyrus' obvious lack of vocal ability she displays on a daily basis.

1980 days ago
48.

Keys Beatz    

I am music producer and her vocals were obviously altered. To industry professionals this is obvious, but to those not into recording records I see how you could think she just sang that bad. Obviously doctored.

1980 days ago
49.

Michael Madsen    

Silkee, I applaud your resilience and good nature and I apologize for jumping to conclusions with you. Keep up the good and honest comments!

1980 days ago
50.

Iloura    

I would have to agree with her dad that audio is crap and obviously doctored by someone needing a better hobby.

1980 days ago
51.

Keys Beatz    

Whoever "doctored" her vocals use the effect plugin Autotune. This is the same effect T-Pain uses but when used wrong you can change audio to sound like this. It was pretty funny though. lol

1980 days ago
52.

Chris Brown is so last Year    

ha ha so there! I hate to say I told you so,but... good for you papa! you stick up for your beautiful talented daughter!
that clip was so ridiculous it was pathetic.. as I said, she sang for obama and did a great job, she has sung many times live and was great. This is her livelihood, don't mess with that with idiots who doctor everything nowadays, pictures, video, audio, its too easy and too easy targets.
morons! :)

1980 days ago
53.

Delicious    

Listen to her sing live in concerts... B is a true singer, these people sure did set her up... Beyonce girl keep doing your thing ignore the ignorance.. These people are miserable and they just want to make others miserable too.. Don't let them get the best of you...

Howard S, is a loser look at him... Who listens to that moron anyway? His show is all about sluts, ho's a losers...

1980 days ago
54.

Michael Madsen    

STOPHATERS... You are obviously a family member or friend or a&r guy... go away... we see through comments like this with deftness and alacrity...
Beyonde-words is a FAKE... AND NOW WE ALL KNOW! TRIUMPH IS OURS... KEEP THE OUTTING COMING!

1980 days ago
55.

upchuck21    

I'll bet you any amount of money that she lip-synced at the Inauguration as well...you can tell she struggles with that song on the recorded version...

1980 days ago
56.

kassandra    

No way this was alter.

When she performed at the INGURATION it was lip sync.

1980 days ago
57.

Michael Madsen    

48. I am music producer and her vocals were obviously altered. To industry professionals this is obvious, but to those not into recording records I see how you could think she just sang that bad. Obviously doctored.

Posted at 2:12PM on Apr 22nd 2009 by Keys Beatz

My gawd... who are you people... you are full of sh*t... music producer... yah right..... wanker maybe...
no pro sings like that ever! It ain't possible. I was married to a famous female singer... Beyonde-words is a FAKEW and so are you...
Gawd.. find some Kleenex and a dark room.

1980 days ago
58.

xcalibur    

HOWARD DOESN'T ALTER CRAP ON THE SHOW!!! IF HE DOES HE SHOWS YOU THE BEFORE AND AFTER - ALWAYS. THEY HAD A SIMILAR TAPE OF ENRIQUE IGLESIAS DOING THAT A FEW YEARS AGO. ENRIQUE WENT INTO THE STUDIO WITH HOWARD AND ADMITTED IT WAS HIM. HE THEN SANG THE SONG AGAIN TO PROVE HE COULD SING AND HE DID FINE FOR AN A CAPELLA. THE TRUTH! EAT IT PAPA KNOWLES. I HIGHLY DOUBT PAPA WILL BOOK BEYONCE ON HOWARD TO PROVE SHE CAN SING. LOL.

1980 days ago
59.

spread the love    

is this really a suprise to anyone??? hardly any star sings live these days without a pre-recorded tracking vocal. Beyoncee is a manufactured pop star. her image has been carefully crafted and the public manipulated into thinking she is better than she actually is. She is NOT a huge talent. It is not unusual for a singer to sing along while they lip synch to their tracking vocal and when they do this, they are rarely in tune with the song. So this is what she did and the board tech pulled all of the channels including her singing along. To her defense, I am sure she wasn't really trying to sing to the song and making her best efforts, but her camp should just explain it for what it is rather than denying it. Her vocal definitely tracks the song note for note. It is not a fake. She just got caught as a lip syncher. Big deal. No story here.

1980 days ago
60.

Michael Madsen    

right on, pimpin'gagster... you know what we're tslkin' 'bout.
Oops... I just squirted.

1980 days ago
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