Legendary singer and long-time activist Harry Belafonte had some choice words regarding Beyoncé and her lack of charitable contributions. The timing was quite odd, considering Beyoncé, an Ambassador of World Humanitarian Day, had just visited the United Nations to bring awareness to the movement.
In response to Belafonte’s words, Beyonce’s representative emailed what she called “An abbreviated list of the unselfish work Beyoncé has done and continues to do.” The list included co-founding The Survivor Foundation “a multi-purpose community outreach facility in downtown Houston”; donating “100K in 2008 to the Gulf Coast Ike Relief Fund to aid Texas victims of Hurricane Ike”; performing in “MTV’s Hope For Haiti Now! Benefit in addition to making a generous monetary donation,” among many other charitable activities.
Ouch! If you annoy Beys, you’re bound to get stung.