Beyonce speaks up on Kanye West VMA spectacle

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Tbd-beyonce100709 Beyonce Knowles is finally reacting publicly about Kanye West's hijacking of Taylor Swift's moment in the spotlight. And while she knew he was a fan, she didn't know he was quite that big of a fan.

"Well, I knew his intentions, and I knew he was standing up for art; and he told me before, when they said the nominees, he's like, 'You have this award,'" People says she told O: The Oprah Magazine editor-at-large Gayle King. "When they didn't call my name he was, like, completely shocked. And when he walked on the stage, I was like, 'No, no, no!' and then he spoke, and I was like, 'Oh, no, no, no!' " 

But just because he had some ill-timed, crazy outburst doesn't mean the night was ruined: "In the end, it ended up being a great night, and Taylor Swift did get her moment – and I didn't have to make an acceptance speech," she said. We were hoping she'd lambast him a bit more, but what do you expect when after recording the appropriately titled Ego with him?

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