Beyonce is under fire for using audio from the 1986 Challenger Disaster in her new song "XO." June Scobee Rodgers, widow of the shuttle's commander, said she found Beyonce's use of the clip "disappointing."

"My heart goes out to the families of those lost in the Challenger disaster," Beyonce said in a statement to ABC News.

"The song 'XO' was recorded with the sincerest intention to help heal those who have lost loved ones and to remind us that unexpected things happen, so love and appreciate every minute that you have with those who mean the most to you."

Um, discuss. [NYDN]


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