Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love" Edited by British Radio Station


Beyoncé's latest single "Drunk In Love" has landed in hot water over its controversial lyric content.

Bang Radio, a British radio station, has announced this week that they will only air an edited version of the pop song.

The CEO of the company, Jennifer Ogole, has stated that a line from Jay Z's verse has been removed because the rap displays "promotion of domestic violence against women."

The lyric in question is when the rapper says, "Now eat the cake, Anna Mae / I said eat the cake, Anna Mae."

Beyoncé's husband was referencing a line from the film What's Love Got to Do With It, about Tina and Ike Turner's volatile relationship.

During one scene, Angela Bassett (who plays the famous singer) is shown being forced to eat by her husband. "The lyrics controversially imitate a scene of severe domestic violence," Ogole explained.

"We believe in the unity of women and music and in no way condone violence, domestic or otherwise, especially not through the power of music."

The statement added, "Therefore, the decision has been made to wipe the stated lyrics from the song ... Respectful of what our audience [wants] to hear on Bang Radio, we feel this is the right action to take in regards to the controversial lyrics of the song and we will continue to serve in social equality for people through music and content on our station."

It was recently revealed that the famous couple is set to perform at this year's Grammy awards. No word yet on whether or not they'll sing the controversial track.