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Michelle Obama’s Birthday Tweet to Beyonce Includes Extra Message That Rubs a Few Folks the Wrong Way (CONTENT WARNING)

Michelle Obama’s Birthday Tweet to Beyonce Includes Extra Message That Rubs a Few Folks the Wrong Way (CONTENT WARNING)

by Dave Urbanski, THE BLAZE

You can’t exactly fault first lady Michelle Obama for sending superstar R&B singer Beyonce a happy birthday tweet — the pair do go back a ways.

Since Beyonce performed at both of President Obama’s inaugurations, such a social media greeting is far from surprising.

But Obama’s birthday tweet to Beyonce on Friday included an extra message that thanked her “for being a role model for young girls around the world” —

 

Image source: Twitter

— and just a few folks took issue with her observation.

Content warning: Some readers may find the two photos among the below tweets offensive:

Of course not all of the responses to Obama’s tweet were negative — and some fought back against the criticism. But those who didn’t appreciated the “role model” comparison all seemed to point to the same stuff:
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