While we never anticipated to be blessed with a new song and music video from Beyoncé today (still not over Blue
Ivy's cameo in "Formation" TBH), the singer went
ahead and did something *really* unexpected: She gave an interview.
Notoriously tight-lipped Queen Bey, who hasn't sat down for a televised one-on-one in years, took time to speak with CBS—reminiscing about her epic 2013 Super Bowl halftime performance ahead of her cameo at the Coldplay-headlined show during tomorrow night's big game.
"It's one of those magical performances you can't recreate," she said. "I wanted it to be something iconic and something that people would never forget."
Among Queen Bey's favorite moments from her set? The Destiny's Child reunion, of course.
"I couldn't do this without bringing Kelly and Michelle. Some
of the biggest songs of my career have been with Destiny's Child. It's a part
of my legacy, it's a part of my history," she explained. "That was really a beautiful, wonderful
thing to have my sisters left and right of me. I'm just very grateful that I had
them there and I think they elevated my performance so much. And the fact that
we hadn't performed together in so long. It was like old times."
Although the 14-minute mini-concert was a lot of fun for Bey, she's quick to admit just as much hard work went into making it such a ***flawless feat.
"I feel like part of the reason I rehearse so much and part
of the reason I study everything is so I can completely let go and relax," she revealed. "The Super Bowl halftime show is one of the biggest moments
you can imagine as a performer, as an artist."
Cherish the interview below—because chances are we won't get another one for a realllly long time:
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