Jay-Z and Beyoncé Deliver a Touching Acceptance Speech After Receiving the GLAAD Vanguard Award [Video]


Jay-Z and Beyoncé received the Vanguard Award at the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Beverly Hilton Thursday night.

During their acceptance speech, Jay gave a shout-out to his mother who publicly came out as a lesbian on his song “Smile” while Bey praised her Uncle Johnny who she says was “the most fabulous gay I ever knew” for helping raise her and Solange.

Bey also noted that watching his battle with HIV “one of the most painful experiences I’ve ever lived.”

Watch their full acceptance speech below.


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