Amy Schumer had Beyonc’s approval to parody ‘Formation’

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(CNN )Amy Schumer is taking Twitter heat for her parody of “Formation,” however sources with understanding of the circumstance informed CNN the comic had Beyonc’s true blessing to utilize the tune.

Schumer’s video includes the star with Goldie Hawn, Wanda Sykes and Joan Cusack lip-syncing and dancing to “Formation,” shot while they were on area shooting a motion picture together. The video was very first launched Friday on Tidal, the music-streaming platform owned by Beyonc’s other half, Jay Z.