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Beyonce Booed At Britain’s V Festival

August 19, 2013 01:52 PM by Stephanie Gustafson

She may have debuted a shorter hairdo, but this certainly did nothing to defuse fans’ anger after American Idol guest Beyonce Knowles arrived late for a V Festival performance. Nothing like a half hour of waiting in the rain to annoy an otherwise excited crowd!

Beyonce is no Justin Bieber — she typically does a pretty good job of sticking to deadlines and arriving at concerts on time. But this was definitely not the case the other night, when the celeb arrived nearly half an hour late for a performance at Britain’s V Festival. Waiting this long for a performance would be annoying enough in decent weather, but the attendees were forced to sit through a rain storm before having the opportunity to listen to Beyonce.

Finally, after a long wait, fans were treated to a rousing rendition of Beyonce’s hit song Girls. But before she could belt out the first note, Bey was greeted with plenty of boos from the crowd. The reception was not entirely negative, however, with several cheers also arriving in time for Beyonce’s performance. Still, the diva clearly could tell that fans were annoyed, which is why she later made a point of apologizing to the crowd. “Thank you all so much for waiting in the rain… Now let’s have some fun in the rain. It feels good, doesn’t it?”

We’re not sure the booing fans agreed with the part about the rain “feeling good.” But we are glad to learn that Beyonce at least bothered to apologize for her late arrival. Unfortunately, not all her celeb counterparts are this gracious.

Would you have booed Beyonce if you had been in the crowd? Leave a comment and let us know!

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8 Responses to “Beyonce Booed At Britain’s V Festival”

  1. Elle Says:
    August 30th, 2013 at 12:19 pm

    Wow…30 whole minutes…Get over it!

  2. dani Says:
    September 3rd, 2013 at 1:33 pm

    how disrespectful. she human and she came a little late. some water won’t hurt you. i would have so NOT booed at beyonce

  3. Lee Lee Says:
    September 3rd, 2013 at 7:19 pm

    I would have booed myself for being at a Beyoncé concert….

  4. Alfreda Calbert Says:
    September 7th, 2013 at 1:17 pm

    No. I do not boo people. She did apologize.

  5. Livin out Loud Says:
    September 9th, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    Five minutes is okay. Thirty minutes in rain, no. But maybe she got caught herself. And since I read that her husband is notoriously cavalier about the time, that might be your answer too!!! It was disrespectful of both….Peace

  6. Eowyn I Says:
    September 23rd, 2013 at 12:36 am

    I would never go to a Beyoncé concert. If I was forced to, I’d boo her for being there.

  7. rosa Says:
    September 23rd, 2013 at 10:01 am

    that’s a load of crap, I was there and she was not late and everyone lover her

  8. money Says:
    September 29th, 2013 at 12:01 pm

    I’ve been to a Wale concert and he was 2 hours late. I didn’t boo, I left.


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