The Navy is not gonna be pleased with this.
Stephen A. Smith had a BOLD take this week, nevertheless it wasn’t about whether or not Dak Prescott is elite … it was his response to Rihanna performing the Super Bowl halftime present — merely saying, “she ain’t Beyoncé.”
The ESPN character made the remark throughout his look on “The Sherri Show” Wednesday … claiming it is no shade to RiRi, however will most actually come throughout that approach with the singer’s diehard fanbase.
“Rihanna’s music is improbable,” SAS stated throughout the interview. “She’s nice. She’s a sister. I like her dearly, I hearken to her music, I’m gonna assist her ’til the cows come house.”
“I’m simply telling you, for me, there’s Beyoncé and there is all people else. Just like there’s Michael Jackson and there is all people else.”
Smith says he is not NOT excited to see Rihanna do her factor … however makes it clear there’s solely room for one on the high.
“Ladies and gents, [Rihanna is] loads of issues. She’s spectacular really and congratulations on new mamahood. There’s one factor she’s not — she ain’t Beyoncé.”
SAS says he talked about Beyoncé as a result of the icon did the SB XLVII present in 2013 with out the likes of Coldplay and Bruno Mars … though she did have assist from her former Destiny’s Child groupmates, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams.
Here’s the factor, although — Rihanna might actually do her gig alone as properly … as her present has been fully below wraps because it was introduced.
Smith goes on to clarify his stance … evaluating the scenario to the present’s host.
“I like tv,” he added. “I like loads of expertise on the market. There’s some spectacular females in tv, I simply wish to say that. Everybody ain’t Sherri. That’s not throwing shading on them. That’s appreciating their greatness however understanding, there’s ranges!”
Bottom line, each Rihanna and Beyoncé are extremely profitable and proficient … so there’s actually no must pit them towards one another. But, Stephen A. is entitled to his opinion.
The complete interview airs Wednesday … examine your native listings.