Bill O’Reilly Doesn’t Get Why Beyoncé, Jay Z Support Black Lives Matter (VIDEO)

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Fox News host Bill O’Reilly investigated the Black Lives Matter movement on “The O’Reilly Factor” on Tuesday night and found out Grammy winners Jay Z and Beyoncé are supporters.

This knowledge shocked him.

“Here are two extremely famous individuals,” O’Reilly said, to briefly explain the couple’s accomplishments. “Do you think they know they’re giving money to an anarchistic group like this that wants to tear down the country and talking about genocide, really extreme things?”

According to Forbes, Beyonce earned $115 million in 2014 and Jay Z earned $60 million. Reports in May said the power couple gave money to pay bail for Ferguson and Baltimore protestors.

“I don’t know if this crew, Black Lives Matter, have any constituency other than the radical Left, the real fringe nuts who run around the country saying crazy things,” O’Reilly said.

O’Reilly said he had invited Beyoncé and Jay Z to explain why they gave money to the movement.

“Do you think they know what they are doing?” O’Reilly asked.

Black Lives Matter has many famous friends, including fellow Grammy-winner John Legend and his wife supermodel Chrissy Teigen, who paid for food trucks for protestors in New York City following the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Rapper Talib Kweli, who was in Ferguson following the decision to not indict police officer Darren Wilson, defended the movement from coverage on CNN in August.

Watch the clip, from Fox News, below:

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