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Beyonce & Jay-Z Host President Obama Fundraiser

Beyonce & Jay-Z Host President Obama Fundraiser

Beyonce and Jay-Z chat the night away with their guest of honor President Barack Obama at a fundraiser held at 40/40 club on Tuesday night (September 18) in New York City.

The couple reportedly helped raise $4 million for the President’s campaign, charging $40,000 per ticket.

Beyoncé could not be a better role model for my girls because she carries herself with such class and poise and has so much talent” President Obama said.

“We both have daughters and our wives are more popular than we are,” President Obama joked about Jay-Z. “So, you know, we’ve got a little bond there. It’s hard but it’s OK.”

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# 1

I don’t care what nobody says Beyonce is a true role model to young girls, teenage girls, and older women. She is truely gifted all the mess what ppl say is bs she is so talented and God has truly blessed her. And oh yeah Obama&Biden 2012!

# 2

She should have married a business man with a degree instead of a rapper.

# 3
Obama- Traitor to America @ 09/19/2012 at 3:22 pm

NDAA

# 4

You “don’t care what nobody says” …not surprised to hear that you idolize Beyonce. Get an education, girl; being a hood rat is not cute.

# 5

Um really?I would think Mrs. Obama would be the best role model, not ms bootylicious and her misogynist dl rapper husband ex drugdealer.
Whatever. Next – - – - ->

# 7

Ugh to all three of them. A president shouldn’t be wasting his time like this.

# 8
DemiTasse @ 09/19/2012 at 3:42 pm

She’s an entertainer and Jay Z is an entertainer, but I don’t think they are great role models. I agree Michelle Obama is the best role model any woman or young girl could want. Maybe Prez was just being nice or whatever, but he has the best of the best in his own house!

# 9

@Tiana:

when you right “nobody says” i understand why she is your role model

@Tiana:

when you right “nobody says” i understand why she is your role model@Quan:

no- at the end of the day your sense of enlightenment far surpasses your academic pedigree…multiple degrees mean nothing unless ” you’re a hussler”…and i have multiple degrees..

Bye bye Obama THE MARXIST TWIT, roll on to November

Role Model…????? I would not choose beyonce for my daughter’s role model ! That is just me !

ArizonaTea @ 09/19/2012 at 4:46 pm

He wants to allow the millions of illegal alien gangters to stay in America.

@@Tiana: Honey im not where near being a hoodrat I’m just a young girl who is just trying to figure where i want to be in life. God Bless

@df: All I’m saying is that what has Beyonce done negatively in her career has she ever been arrested, did drug abuse, gotten and DUI, going around showing her vajajay, etc…She is truly a good role model but everybody has there opinion and when I commented on i dont care what nobody says I mean negatively.

@Tiana: She is disgusting to me. I mean, she p*ssy pops on stage, and some of her song lyrics are nasty. She really is a glorified hoodrat and so is her husband.
I can’t believe how anyone can support these people, let alone African Americans who do not benefit AT ALL by supporting them.
Jay-Z calls girls b*tches and h*es and your only defense is “Well, he’s not talking about me” and then you carry on shaking your a*s to his songs.
He and Beyonce have done so much damage to the African American black community.
It will take decades to clean up the mess they’ve done.

isn’t the middle east on fire right now? does he remember his ambassador just got assassinated RECENTLY?

I have no beef with this article until Obama praises Beyonce for being a great role model for his daughters. It’s not Bey’s job to be a role models for someone’s kids (unless she’s regularly a part of their lives. And while I’m sure Sasha and Malia have met Bey, I doubt she is a big part of their day to day life.)
But then again I’m not generalizing saying it applies to all celebrities or that they should not be looked up to, one should be able to look up to anyone as long as it influences one to become a better person. That’s all I have to say.

@um: EX drug dealer. He made something out of his life. And compared to other pop stars, Beyonce is a good role model. No rehab, no jail, no drugs, no sex tape. She has herself together. Obama didn’t say she was a better role model than their mom.

@A: It’s called selling sex and guess what? She’s a lot better than other singers. She only dresses skimpy on stage. Have you ever seen Beyonce walk around town with her nip*les hanging out? Have you ever seen her walking down the street in her bra and panties? NO. Have you heard Rihanna’s or Lady Gaga’s lyrics? Honey please. She has herself together, doesn’t act crazy in the media or on twitter. She worked to get where’s she’s since childhood. What serious damage have they done to the African American community? There are people in the AA community who have done worse than Beyonce and Jay Z ever could. There are people doing worse right now. Oh and Beyonce is not a hood rat and never has been.

@um: Would it be better if he said Rihanna? How about Gaga? Or K Kardashian? I’m pretty sure the Obama family can separate Beyonce the ‘performer’ from Beyonce the person.

@Victoria: @Victoria: That’s your defense? “Sex sells”? Two wrongs do not make a right.
Beyonce is inarticulate and can barely write! If you’ve seen her letter to the first lady you would know what I mean.
She constantly degrades herself on stage by p*ssy popping and licking her fingers. And her song lyrics are nasty.
She is NOT a role model for young girls at all!
Her husband is equally bad. Calling women and girls B’s and H’s and there is a youtube video of him hitting a woman!!
So not only is he a misogynist, he also physically abuses women.
How can you call these people role models!?

@A: Did you read what I wrote? Yes she sells sex but only on stage. Oh please licking her fingers? She does that for a second during Crazy in Love. You’re overreacting. It’s not that serious. She’s a good role model in many other ways I stated in my 1st reply to you. Hitting a woman? He playfully shoved that girl. There is a difference. Jay used to be a drug dealer but turned his life around and became a successful business man. There are certain women that fall under the category of B’s and H’s and that’s what they deserve to be called.

BEYONCE A GOOD ROLE MODEL?
BEYONCE ALWAYS FLAHES SIGNS OF EVIL…SHE HAS BEEN BOUGHT AND SOLD BY THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.
SHE DRESSES PROVACATIVELY AND CLAIMS TO HAVE ANOTHER PERSONALITY THAT TAKES OVER WHEN SHE PERFORMS.
BEYONCE, ALONG WITH HER SPOUSE ARE ALL ABOUT THE DOLLARS THEY CAN MAKE FROM PEOPLE WHO BUY IN TO THEIR SO CALLED TALENT.
WAKE UP PEOPLE AND MR. OBAMA AND FIND BETTER ROLE MODELS FOR YOUR CHILDREN.

LOL!! It amazes me how much people say they don’t like someone that they don’t even know. I agree with you Tia!! We don’t hear anything negative about Beyonce because she is a strong black woman who has worked hard for everything that she has. If you’re unhappy with your life then blame yourself. I give credit where it’s due and from what I see, Beyonce is a beautiful and extremely talented business woman who focuses on empowering other women. She has a few songs that are sexy.. AND?? She’s grown and she’s an entertainer. She doesn’t have a “baby’s daddy”. She a wife and a mother who can do as she pleases because it’s her life. Focus more on where you are in life and where you’re going and you may actually go places!!

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