Does a Key Scene from Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Borrow Too Much?

By Annie Reuter

Beyoncé’s latest album film Lemonade is visually stunning, as she glides through the streets in her beautiful Roberto Cavalli dress. Abruptly, the video switches gears and she uses her baseball bat to hit every vehicle she sees, reflecting the rage of a woman scorned.

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It seemed like a brilliant and original piece of filmmaking, but now some fans have pointed out a striking similarity to the work of visual artist Pipilotti Rist’s “Ever Is Over All.” The artist’s 1997 video also depicts a woman walking the streets in a beautiful gown, then damaging every car in sight. See Pipilotti’s video below:

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