Erykah Badu is singing the blues immediately after unintentionally sparking Obama drama on social media.
The soulful Grammy Award winner took to Twitter searching for the previous initial family’s forgiveness for getting a “terrible guest” by publishing pictures and video clips of Barack Obama’s enormous 60th birthday get together in Martha’s Winery on Aug. 7.
“Mr. And Mrs. Obama, You should forgive me 4 currently being the ‘terrible guest’ at these a sacred event for your relatives,” Badu, 50, true name Erica Wright, tweeted Thursday.
The “Window Seat” singer’s unauthorized social media posts confirmed the birthday boy with spouse Michelle, 57, dancing mask-free amid the hundreds of attendees at the luau-themed purpose.
The illustrations or photos have given that been removed from Badu’s social platforms.
Prior to the star-studded soiree — with Hollywood heavyweights Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Tom Hanks, H.E.R., Questlove, John Legend and Alicia Keys on the visitor list — Obama reportedly “scaled back” his guest record from virtually 500 to 200 thanks to the speedy transmission of the Delta variant of the coronavirus.
But Badu’s snaps of the unmasked politician and his not-distanced partygoers introduced a deluge of disparaging feedback from “outraged” detractors who, under the hashtag #ObamaVariant, bashed the 44th commander-in-chief for internet hosting the jam-packed jamboree.
And for accidentally stirring the pot, Badu is sorry.
“I was so inconsiderate,” the “Tyrone” musician continued in her Twitter mea culpa.
“Thank you for all your really like. What an example of ‘how NOT’ to be,” she included, sealing the apology with “erica.”
When asked by a enthusiast if the Obamas “made” her delete the shots and videos snapped in the course of his controversial celebration, Badu mentioned: “Naw sis. It’s just correct point [to do],” suggesting she voluntarily erased the posts amid the uproar.
“Birthday B—h” performer Lure Beckham and his manager TJ Chapman both equally shared photographs of themselves and other individuals partying at the Obamas’ $12 million mansion in Oaks Bluff.
But the rapper and his handler have been finally questioned to delete their snaps of meticulously curated meals, beverages and decor — and of them selves smoking cigarettes marijuana, which is legal in Massachusetts.
“Had to delete anything thanks to the policies,” Beckham, 30, reportedly defined to his on the internet followers. “It was epic for positive. If any movies surface area it’s heading viral. He danced the complete time. No person ever witnessed Obama like this just before.”
So much, the Obamas have nonetheless to publicly remark on their trending change up.