Beyonce's 'Formation' Raises Red Lobster Sales 33%

Red Lobster sales have increased since the release of Beyonce's new song and video.

In her controversial new song, “Formation,” Beyonce sings the line “When he **** me good, I take his ass to Red Lobster.”

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Now the seafood restaurant chain is seeing a spike in sales since the song was released on Saturday, according to reports.

In a statement to CBS News, Red Lobster CEO Kim Lopdrup said: “It's clear that Beyonce has helped create some Red Lobster fans, and we are very grateful to her for that.”

The chain also responded to the hike in a series of tweets.

"Formation" is Beyonce’s first song since 2014. The politically charged song addresses police brutality, Hurricane Katrina and black culture.

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Red Lobster, which is headquartered in Florida, has more than 700 locations across North America.

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