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

( CNN) Amy Schumer is taking Twitter heat for her parody of “Formation, ” but sources with knowledge of the situation told CNN the comedian had Beyonce’s blessing to use the song.

Schumer’s video features the star with Goldie Hawn, Wanda Sykes and Joan Cusack lip-syncing and dancing to “Formation, ” shot while they were on locating filming a movie together. The video was first released Friday on Tidal, the music-streaming platform owned by Beyonc’s husband, Jay Z.

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