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Beyoncé clearly inspires everyone but Taylor Swift took it too far with a fraudulent performance at last night’s Billboard Music Awards. There was something a little too familiar and it has now been coined #MayoChella.

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Last night, Swift opened the Billboard Music Awards by debuting her new single “ME!” It was complete with a marching band, awkward choreography and came off like a bad version of Queen Bey at Coachella.

Watch a clip below:

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As we all know, Beyoncé killed Coachella and she was the first woman of color to headline the festival. Her over two-hour concert trended all over social media, proving why she is one of the greatest entertainers in the world. In addition, the performance was unapologetically Black, honoring HBCUs.

Bey’s mom Tina Knowles-Lawson made a candid post on social media, revealing she was worried the performance might be “too Black” for the predominately white audience at Coachella. She wrote, “I told Beyonce that I was afraid that the predominately white audience at Coachella would be confused by all of the black culture and Black college culture because it was something that they might not get. Her brave response to me made me feel a-bit selfish and ashamed. She said i have worked very hard to get to the point where I have a true voice and At this point in my life and my career i have a responsibility to do whats best for the world and not what is most popular.”

Tina admitted she was wrong and added, “I stand corrected.” See the post below:

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Saw this written above photo and commentary by: Alisa Adamson Profit and thought i would share it with you https://apple.news/AmQP7CFzMQOS7gDDGvfigMw ❤️❤️I told Beyonce that i was afraid that the predominately white audience at Coachella would be confused by all of the black culture and Black college culture because it was something that they might not get. Her brave response to me made me feel a-bit selfish and ashamed. She said i have worked very hard to get to the point where i have a true voice and At this point in my life and my career i have a responsibility to do whats best for the world and not what is most popular “ She said that her hope is that after the show young people would research this culture and see how cool it is, and young people black and white would listen to “ LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING and see how amazing the words are for us all and bridge the gap. She also hopes that it will encourage young kids to enroll in our amazing HIstorically Black Colleges and Universities . I stand corrected ❤️

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Well, clearly the performance wasn’t too Black because Swift had no issue doing some thievery. See how it was originally done from Bey below.

Social media has been ripping into Taylor Swift. See the reactions below:

Taylor Swift Dragged To A #MayoChella Hell For Trying To Copy Beyoncé  was originally published on newsone.com

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