While President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle are “excellent and exemplary parents in many ways,” they’ve failed by letting Malia and Sasha listen to Beyoncé, according to former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.
In an interview with People magazine, Huckabee questioned the quality of the parenting going on in the White House, because the singer has “obnoxious and toxic mental poison in the form of song lyrics.”
And her dance moves? They’re “best left for the privacy of her bedroom,” Huckabee said.
The Republican doesn’t understand how the Obamas can allow their daughters to watch Beyoncé perform if they’ve ever seen “Drunk in Love.”
“That’s the whole point,” Huckabee told People. “I don’t understand how on one hand they can be such doting parents and so careful about the intake of everything – how much broccoli they eat and where they go to school and making sure they’re kind of sheltered and shielded from so many things – and yet they don’t see anything that might not be suitable for either a preteen or a teen in some of the lyrical content and choreography of Beyoncé, who has sort of a regular key to the door (of the White House).”
Beyoncé and her husband, Jay Z, have been no strangers to the White House, while the girls also have attended numerous Beyoncé concerts.