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It’s our professional opinion that Bill Gates isn’t excited enough about Beyonce name-dropping him in her latest hit heard ’round the world, “Formation.”

During a recent interview with Wired, the famous tech billionaire was made aware of Bey’s lyric, “You might just be a black Bill Gates in the making,” and his response was kind of… blah.

Microsoft CEO Bill Gates Press Conference

How do you feel about Beyoncé using your name in the lyrics of her latest song?

Yeah, I hadn’t realized that she did that until somebody in the office actually sent me a copy of the lyrics and I said, “Are you serious? This is kind of a strange set of words here.” I’m surprised—I’m not sure she said those words at the Super Bowl, though, did she?

I’m not sure, I’d have to look back. [Ed note: She did.] But it’s one of the lyrics that’s been passed around a lot.

I guess it’s nice that people consider me successful. I actually haven’t met Beyoncé. I know Jay Z, because when I did some humor right when I was retiring from Microsoft—he was nice about participating in that, and did a great job on that. I guess I should do a Bing search and see if there are more uses of my name that I don’t know about.

Yes Mr. Gates, amassing as much dough as you have over the years is #goals. Believe it.

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SOURCE: Wired | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty

Bill Gates Thought Beyonce Name-Dropping Him In “Formation” Was Strange was originally published on globalgrind.com

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