Michelle Obama's a Beyoncé Fan -- So What?

Vlogger Jay Smooth tackles Kelli Goff’s op-ed denouncing the first lady's comments about Beyoncé, claiming there's slut-shaming, poor research and thin arguments afoot.

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Michelle Obama recently told People magazine that if she could be anyone she would be Beyoncé. In response to Kelli Goff's writing in Loop 21 that the first lady's admiration for the scantily clad "Bootylicious" singer would drive away voters in November, cultural vlogger Jay Smooth accuses Goff of slut-shaming.

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