Etta James had some pretty harsh comments for President Barack Hussein Obama and singer Beyonce.
Singer Etta James is still pissed off about Beyonce performing her hit song “At Last” at the White House two years ago. James had some pretty harsh comments for the singer and the President.
Etta told the crowd in Seattle, “You know, YOUR President, the one with the big ears-he ain’t MY President”“had that woman singing for him at his Inauguration. She’s going to get her ass whooped. How dare Beyonce sing MY song that I been singing forever.”
It seems Etta has forgotten that “At Last” was originally Nat King Cole’s song.
But James tried to cover up her critical comments about Obama in an interview with the New York Daily News.
“I didn’t really mean anything. Even as a little child, I’ve always had that comedian kind of attitude”¦ That’s probably what went into it.”
Etta continued,”(I) always thought he was handsome and he was cool. I still had my joke about him. That might be horrible. The President might not ever like me in life. (But) he’s got other stuff (to worry about) besides Etta James.”
But Etta didn’t back down on her comments about Beyonce, saying that watching the singer perform her song made her feel “left out of something that was basically mine, that I had done every time you look around.”
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