The comedian says the video was a tribute to the superstar.

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Is it a tribute to Beyoncé or a culturally insensitive parody?

In January, Beyoncé released the video for her song “Formation.” Set in New Orleans, the song and video talk about staying connected to one’s humble, country roots and address police brutality, racism and the Black Lives Matter movement. It mocks the obsession with the “illuminati” and refers to white haters as “albino alligators.”

Beyoncé’s version showed the singer on top of a patrol car that’s sinking in floodwaters and showed images of defiance, including a black child in a hoodie facing police and graffiti on a wall that reads “Stop Shooting Us.”

Comedian Amy Schumer and actress Goldie Hawn created a tribute to — or parody of — of the song while the two were shooting a movie in Hawaii. Schumer, Hawn and others, including some women of color, dance in muddy slip dresses, strut and lip-sync to Beyoncé’s song.

Schumer’s video, which was released by Tidal — the company owned by Beyoncé’s husband, Jay Z — garnered little negative attention at first, but was greeted with claims of racism when Schumer shared it.

On Twitter, #AmySchumerGottaGoParty is being used by some to show disapproval of the video. Others are saying it’s a fail because it’s simply not funny.

On Monday, the comedian responded on Instagram: “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation. Thanks for the exclusive release Tidal! We had so much fun making this tribute. All love and women inspiring each other. #strongertogether”

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