Red Lobster sales sky rocket after Beyonce mention, plus conservatives controversy over the singer's Super Bowl performance
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Red Lobsters says they had a pre-lent and Valentines Day surge of over 33% since last weekend and they have beyonce to thank for it. Queen Bey mentioned the seafood restaurant chain in her surprise track “Formation,” that she performed at Super Bowl 50 and sales soared the day after. “It’s clear Beyoncé has helped create some Red Lobster fans, and we are very grateful to her for that,” Kim Lopdrup, CEO of Red Lobster, told CNBC. In appreciation for the free publicity Their now calling the Bay Breeze cocktail, the “Bey” Breezes.
Beyoncé knows how to pull in numbers. Her performance generated more tweetsthan the big game itself. Conservatives were non-plused with the Queen Bey gameday show. Some claim wearing attire that paid homage to the Black Panther Party and used her appearance before millions worldwide to speak out against police brutality inappropriately politicized a family program. Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani lambasted the singer, saying that her performance was “anti-police.” The attack did not stop there. . . According to fox news host Tomi Lahrens, the “Formation” artist is a contemporary Benedict Arnold for using her halftime performance to push a “Black lives MATTER MORE” agenda.
The backlash goes beyond American shores. . . The Toronto Sun reports that Toronto City Counsellor Jim Karygiannis said before she enterts their country the Canadian government should investigate Beyoncé and her dancers for possible ties to the Black Panther party.