Fans and a handful of celebs went crazy on social media as they watched the music video for the new track (which features a cameo from Beyoncé's daughter, Blue Ivy).
In addition to praising the video that was largely shot in New Orleans, they commented on the racy lyrics — at one point Beyoncé, 34, raps, “When he f--k me good, I take his ass to Red Lobster.”
Legend’s wife, Chrissy Teigen, replied to her husband, simply stating, “This is a good tweet.”
Kendall Jenner tweeted, “take his ass to Red Lobster,” with the middle-finger emoji, in reference to the scene in the music video where Queen Bey flips off the camera.
Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox wrote, “Getting myself together after watching the new @Beyonce video #Formation #ISlay. #YASGAWD #Beyhive #throwback #DC3 braids.”
Gabrielle Union added, “Beyonce! Beyonce! Beyonce! #redlobster #hotsauce #blackbillgates #Formation EVERYTHING!”
But the most intriguing tweets of them all might just be those of Yahoo! journalist Shehnaz Khan, who wrote, “If you don’t have Tidal you’ll regret it I’m just saying,” hours before the song dropped. After “Formation” was released on Tidal, she wrote, “Don’t say I never warned you,” shortly before adding, “One more thing… THERE IS MORE… I hope you have all SAVED YOUR COINS.”
See more hilarious celeb reactions below!
When you realize your dad took your mom to red lobster every week pic.twitter.com/Re7PPLmbvI— John Legend (@johnlegend) February 6, 2016
@johnlegend this is a good tweet— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) February 6, 2016
🖕🏼 take his ass to Red Lobster— Kendall Jenner (@KendallJenner) February 6, 2016
GOT HOT SAUCE IN MY BAG. SWAG!!!— JoJo (@iamjojo) February 6, 2016
i mean, @Beyonce, I too “sip Cuervo with no chasers.”— Kevin McHale (@druidDUDE) February 6, 2016
If you don't have Tidal you'll regret it I'm just saying— Shehnaz Khan (@shehnazkhan) February 6, 2016
One more thing... THERE IS MORE. And now I will shut up, bye— Shehnaz Khan (@shehnazkhan) February 6, 2016
Also.... I hope you have all SAVED YOUR COINS.— Shehnaz Khan (@shehnazkhan) February 6, 2016
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