Trump managed to annoy the Beyhive and Prince’s estate at a Minnesota rally

Oh, and fans of “Little Bruce Springsteen,” too.

October 11, 2019
Trump managed to annoy the Beyhive and Prince’s estate at a Minnesota rally Win McNamee/Getty

Donald Trump appeared at a rally in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Thursday night and caught the ire of Prince's estate after walking on stage to "Purple Rain" in the late star's hometown. The estate released a statement shortly after the rally ended in which they stated that Trump's campaign had agreed that they would never use Prince's music and, thus, had violated that deal. They brought receipts, too, sharing a copy of the agreement dated October 15, 2018.

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Trump's choice of tunes wasn't the only problem for music fans in Minneapolis. At one point in his rambling speech, as pointed out by Billboard, Trump reeled off the names of Beyoncé, Jay-Z, and Bruce Springsteen in disparaging terms.

Referencing the music giant's support for Hillary Clinton's 2016 Presidential run, Trump proudly told his supporters that he didn't need celebrity backers to get to the White House.

“I didn’t need Beyoncé and Jay-Z. I didn’t need little Bruce Springsteen,” he said from the stage. He went on to claim Springsteen would “do about two songs, then leave … and everyone leaves with him. And (Clinton is) still speaking in front of the same lousy crowd. Craziest thing I’ve ever seen.”

You can see some of the Beyhive's tweets about that subject below.

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Trump managed to annoy the Beyhive and Prince’s estate at a Minnesota rally