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‘The word will be replaced’: Beyonce vows to remove ableist slur from new song – but fails to apologise – just weeks after Lizzo said sorry amid backlash for using the same word

by Rebecca Davison for MailOnline


Beyonce has vowed to remove an ableist slur from her new track Renaissance track Heated, following a backlash from fans and disability equality charity, Scope.

The singer, 40, a global role model – had the lyrics: Sp**zin’ on that ass, s**z on that ass’ in the song which she collaborated on with Drake.

A statement given to MailOnline on Monday said ‘The word, not used intentionally in a harmful manner, will be replaced in the lyrics.’

However, Beyonce failed to include an apology.

Fans believe there can no excuse for ignorance when it comes to using the word – especially after Lizzo apologised for using the same word on her song Grrrls just weeks ago – and had her track re-recorded…


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