Although the 31-year-old mother claims she’s a horrible dancer, it still doesn’t stop her from giving it a swing and having fun.
She recently attempted to the “Before I Let Go” dance challenge to Beyoncé‘s rendition of Frankie Beverly and Maze’s popular song “Before I Let Go.” The craze has been trending on social media and Simmons hopped right on the bandwagon.
She took to Instagram on Sunday with a video of herself, fitness pole instructor Yumiko Harris and New York makeup artist Christopher Michael giving the challenge a go at Foxy Fitness and Pole in NYC and NJ.
“We all know when the queen 🐝 calls a challenge I do it @beyonce!” Simmons said in her post. “I’m no dancer but hey ! Lol thanks @yu.mi.ko and @foxyfitnessandpole for letting me do this fun challenge/workout in. And @therealcmichael you showed out hahaha 🥰 #beforeiletgochallenge.”
Fans quickly pointed out Simmons’ apparent lack of dance talent.
“Not a lick of damn rhythm 🤣 girl just stop why you’re ahead lol!”
“U stiff lighten up a bit ma it won’t kill you to move your hips.”
“This is too funny she really does dance like a white girl 😂😂 but she thick tho!’
Other fans commended her for having fun.
“Actually the best I seen her move thus far I’m giving a hand clap👏 and bee give anybody rhythm😅😉😂! I’m glad you’re having fun!”
“Yesss Angie!!! Keep being your authentic and fun loving self… we need to see more positive things such as this 🙌🏾💃🏽💃🏽❤️.”
Last Monday, Beyoncé recorded her first Instagram story ever and showed concert footage of a mass of fans swaying to her version of “Before I Let Go” in what appears to be a remixed version of the Electric Slide. The song appears on her Netflix special “Homecoming,” which is a concert film centering on her monumental 2018 Coachella performances dedicated to HBCUs.
Her rendition includes the following lyrics and dance instructions, telling folks to, “Turn around, kick, then slide/ And twirl that ass to the right, now/ Ooh, bunny hop, bunny hop, drop, pop/ Cross your legs, turn around and clap/ Shuffle to the left, let’s glide now.”