Director Accuses Beyonce of Stealing From Documentary

Beyonce 'Formation' Video

Beyonce ‘Formation’ Video

A director is claiming that Beyonce’s new ‘Formation‘ video was inspired by his documentary, That B.E.A.T.

Directors Chris Black and Abteen Bagheri took to Twitter, stating that they recognize multiple their footage in Beyonce’s video. Chris tweets:

Here’s their documentary.

That B.E.A.T. from Abteen Bagheri on Vimeo.

And here’s Beyonce’s ‘Formation’ video.

According to Page Six, Beyoncé’s rep claimed they had permission and the licensing to use the documentary footage from the production company. Beyoncé’s director, Melina Matsoukas, even tweeted:

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Authored by: Kellie Williams