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Beyoncé, in a pantsuit, campaigned for Hillary Clinton in Ohio

  • Annalisa Merelli
By Annalisa Merelli

Senior reporter based in New York City

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Beyoncé came out to campaign for Hillary Clinton, who she hasn’t officially endorsed, at a campaign event tonight (Nov. 4).

Beyoncé performed wearing (but of course!) a pantsuit. She was joined on stage at a rally in Cleveland, Ohio by her husband, Jay Z. Clinton trails Donald Trump in the polls in that state.

Beyoncé, whose latest video album, Lemonade, is her most political yet, is seen by her fans as an icon of female empowerment. Her song, Formation, which deals with being a black woman in the US, has recently been criticized by a Trump advisor for its language.

Beyoncé, together with Jay Z, wrapped up the night by introducing Clinton on stage. “Ohio, we are on the doorsteps of history,” Jay Z said. “Once you divide us, you weaken us. We are stronger together.”

Hillary Clinton, for her part, called Beyoncé an “inspiration.”

“I gotta say, didn’t you love the pantsuits?” she added.

You can watch footage of the event below:

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