Mike Huckabee Calls Jay Z a 'Pimp' for 'Exploiting' Beyoncé

by Rosalyn Oshmyansky 8:22 AM PST, January 10, 2015
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Mike Huckabee is sharing how he really feels about Beyoncé and Jay Z.

In his new book titled, God, Guns, Grits and Gravy, the former Fox News host talks about "popular culture provocations from Jay Z and Beyoncé."

U.S. World News & World Report obtained an early copy of the book, in which he reportedly compares the music power couple's 2014 Grammy Award performance of "Drunk In Love" to watching "foreplay."

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He explains, "My reaction: Why? Beyoncé is incredibly talented – gifted, in fact. She has an exceptional set of pipes and can actually sing. She is a terrific dancer – without the explicit moves best left for the privacy of her bedroom."

He continues, "Jay-Z is a very shrewd businessman, but I wonder: Does it occur to him that he is arguably crossing the line from husband to pimp by exploiting his wife as a sex object?"

Many reacted on Twitter saying his comments were racist and sexist, and he is losing some potential supporters for a possible 2016 presidential bid already.

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The former Arkansas governor left his role as the host of Huckabee at Fox News after six years and said he will make a decision on running for president in late spring.

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