The outspoken Joseph Kahn has poked the Beyhive yet again. In a new interview with the Los Angeles Times, posted Thursday, Joseph said that he thinks Beyoncé copied Taylor Swift’s 2015 clip Bad Blood.
The comment came after some people accused Taylor and him of ripping off Beyoncé’s work. The criticism specifically refers to a scene from Look What You Made Me Do, which shows Taylor wearing a black crop top, shorts and fishnet stockings and dancing with male dancers. Many are drawing comparisons to Beyoncé’s Formation music video.
Joseph had this to say:
“I suddenly understood the conflict of what’s going on in society and what battle rap serves, what prism to look at the movie through. It’s not Formation at all. They try to say she’s wearing a black crop top and Beyoncé wore a black crop top. But they don’t realize in 2015 in Bad Blood, Taylor Swift was wearing a black crop top. I really do think, by the way, that Beyoncé copied Bad Blood.”
Joseph is well aware that Beyoncé fans are not going to stand for this:
“Come get it Beyhive,” he tweeted Thursday, posting a series of bee emojis. “The candy is right here.”