Letoya Luckett Weighs In On Infamous Destiny’s Child ‘Second Lead Vocalist’ Clip

Published: Saturday 1st Feb 2014 by Rashad

Thanks in great part to Perez Hilton, a late 90s interview clip of the original Destiny’s Child members made its way around the net due to one awesomely gif-worthy moment.

As fans know, the clip shows a young Beyonce, Letoya Luckett, and Latavia Roberson imparting some serious side-eye action to Kelly Rowland after she introduced herself as the group’s ‘second lead vocalist’.

No member of the group has spoken out about the viral clip until now as Luckett, in hot promotion of season 3 of VH1’s hit show ‘Single Ladies’, weighed in on the clip with MTV:

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“OK, yeah, so, I suddenly start getting texts on a particular day, I guess as soon as it surfaced and they were like, ‘Your face.’ And I was like, ‘What face? What are you talking about?’ And so I went and I looked and I died laughing because I don’t even know where that came from or why we were looking like that.”

“Everybody is like, ‘Shade for Beyoncé’s cough,’ What if the girl had to cough?” she asked. “[What Kelly said] was the truth, we really would sit there and everybody knew their role. It was a real team, like, we were team players. B was first lead; Kelly was second lead; I was soprano; Tavia was the alto and she was the spokesperson. Everybody knew their lane so no one ever stepped in anyone else’s lane. That’s how every team should work.”

“Our faces were hilarious, I did something crazy with my eyes, and now I’m like, ‘Why did I do that? That’s so mean,’” she said. “But I don’t think it was made, because what she said was so true, and we all knew that.”

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  1. iconic cici February 1, 2014

    Beyonces a shady b**** and Kelly cant sing. #FACT

  2. Jessica February 1, 2014

    Lol. That was funny. I was shady as a teen too.

  3. Hur February 1, 2014

    Always been a fan. Can’t Waite to buy her new album “Until Then…”

  4. Here I Stand February 1, 2014

    Beyonce always been a pretty girl. Kelly was not cute back then, sorry.

  5. KING February 1, 2014


  6. ya February 1, 2014

    I heard a clip of the new song Don’t Make Me Wait on the UK version of Amazon…. cant wait for full version heard they gonna premiere it on Single LADIES

  7. DStrock February 1, 2014

    Someone said it was because at the time Matthew Knowles had told them not to discuss their “positions” within the group because it would make them seem divided. So Bey’s cough and side eye was more of a “you’re not supposed to talk about that” reminder than shade.

  8. Here I Stand February 1, 2014

    Latoya expression was also quite shady.

  9. Del Bey February 1, 2014

    You don’t get to where beyonce is without a few shady bones in your body, of course the queen go’n have some pitch black shade beneath her lightly shaded skin

  10. Navy nick February 1, 2014

    Did any of u read what Letoya said? Hello, it was the truth, stop with the shady comments…, what if she had to cough? Haha u cant control that!!

  11. My Gums Tho (aka Teacher) February 1, 2014

    Beyonce is a fake b**** and I hope somebody skull drags that b**** on the streets one day!….and then slap Blue bubble jawed ass!

  12. Drew February 1, 2014

    Don’t act like yall aint never thrown shade in your life. Rather a bit of shade than Twitter thuggin about your Net Worth and bullying people on Instagram with your lap dog friend.

  13. Drew February 1, 2014

    I hope someone slaps My Gums Tho ratchet ass the same way Chris beat his forehead fave before anyone tries to slap an innocent child.

  14. overload February 1, 2014

    says a Ciara fan

  15. DIGGER BEY February 1, 2014

    DC was like the movie Mean Girls lol. THE QUEEN was Regina. Kelly was the empty head one. Toya was the stuck up one lol. I guess Tavia was Katy. @My Guns(Teacher) Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeas WHY DON’T U DO IT! That way THE HIVE CAN FAWK U UP!!!!!

  16. My Gums Tho (aka Teacher) February 1, 2014

    Eat my s*** b****!

  17. the real xoxo February 1, 2014

    people need to let it go, they were teenagers!

  18. christinastherealtalent February 1, 2014

    Now suddenly Letoya was the one shading? Bey was the one doing the most with her fake a** cough and side eye at the very second Kelly started talking.

  19. christinastherealtalent February 1, 2014

    And people, do not make excuses for Bey. She’s always been triflin’. Any excuse just to justify Bey I guess.

  20. DIGGER BEY February 1, 2014

    Nasty ass F*g @My Gums…..I’m gonna make ur ass eat the pavement. Scary ass worthless F*g.

  21. DIGGER BEY February 1, 2014

    Christina stan Why don’t u STFU and go buy either Bionic or the other Flop Album.

  22. Sam Keefer February 1, 2014

    beyonce is the s*** end of story 🙂

  23. Kyle February 1, 2014


    Beyonce has never been called a b**** by anyone! Christina BEEN known as a b**** by everyone from Mary J Blige to Avril Lavaign. Take a seat>>>>>>

  24. DIGGER BEY February 1, 2014

    All these years people thought KING B was the b*tch of the group. When clearly Toya said it was them all sometimes. That’s just how most teenage girls act. Especially a group of them n a singing group. I kind of wish THE QUEEN would of kept that B*tchy side of her. I know its not good to have an attitude and be a b*tch but i would of luv to see her response to the lesser h*** like Floperi and Hoodrat Coles.

  25. Kyle February 1, 2014

    News Flash: Beyonce throws shade as a 17 year old girl OMG shes devil woman!

    Call me when someone who has actually met her and knows her ever slates her as a person though. I’m sure Bey was quite controlling when they messed up because she probably never heard the end of it thanks to Mathew!

  26. Xoxo February 1, 2014

    And this trick is jealous of Kelly, she thought she would be number 2,
    in the group after Beyoncé(light skin girl syndrome)
    Forgot Kelly’s family… Still trying her luck till today
    Sit in a dark corner letoya….

  27. Lobby February 1, 2014

    Well Kelly was second lead.. You no that if you was a DC fan and listened to all the albums

  28. Luckett Luver February 1, 2014

    Why would Letoya be jealous of Kelly? Beyonce and Letoya are the only DC members to have #1 platinum selling albums outside of DC. Toya is doing her thing and not worried about 14 year old drama. Sit down somewhere…..

  29. Can’t remember yonce February 1, 2014

    #CRTFYVideo breaks 3 VEVO records in 24 HOURS:
    -Most Viewed by a Latin Artist
    -Most Viewed in 2014
    -Most Viewed Duet

  30. Sex101 February 1, 2014

    Yea Kelly was

  31. Luckett Luver February 1, 2014

    I’m by no means hating on Kelly but I’m just saying. Letoya is a grown ass woman and has no reason to hate on her.

  32. Luckett Luver February 1, 2014

    Hey tGj post LeToya’s new snippet “Don’t Make Me Wait”! The full version will be available on Feb 11!

  33. DIGGER BEY February 1, 2014

    Lol @This pathetic R**** stan. That’s Shakira’s song and if two pop females duet on a song, of course it will become a hit. It still won’t top BL and it still won’t go #1 or stick around.

  34. christinastherealtalent February 1, 2014

    Don’t come at me BeyBonics! Christina may have been called a b*tch by some but at least she’s never been accused of stealing from others. Everything that Christina has worked for, she’s got it honestly. Christina didn’t need her daddy paying people just to get her recognized. Christina didn’t feign a pregnancy.

    And in terms of being label a b*tch by some, it’s never been proven. Those who have labeled her that are females who are mad hatin on her talent and success.

  35. Kyle February 1, 2014

    @Christina The Real Talent. The industry is a shady place. Beyonce aint been any more shady than some legends, Christina is still the industry b**** so this is not the post for you. I’d rather play some tricks of the trade than be known as a mean spirited person by her peers.

  36. Kyle February 1, 2014

    And Christina Aguilera has been sued anyway lmao.

  37. Kyle February 1, 2014

    Death @ you using a tired 2011 rumor. And didn’t your precious Xtinas parent also f*** a publicist over? Like I said the industry is a shady ass place. You can’t be person who doesn’t say boo to a ghost in that industry.

  38. Emeral February 1, 2014

    Its not only females who labeled Xtina a b****. There have been males too. And Beyonce has talent and success and has never been labeled like Xtina. Stay delusional.

  39. IJS February 1, 2014

    Christina being a shady mean spirited b**** is more legendary than any of her music will ever be.Then you say don’t believe rumors and yet,you are still talking trash based off of hearsay alone.
    Hi pot,meet your new roommate kettle.

    Either or Destiny’s Child hasn’t been a group for like 9 years.This went on during their teens,most sane people aren’t going to think a person is the same as they were as teenagers.
    The fact still remains Destiny’s and Beyonce have made a bigger impact than Christina ever will.
    ANOTHER ABSOLUTE DEATH @aCiara stan being 1st to comment.So eager to drag,but still coming up short.

  40. Emeral February 1, 2014

    Funny how you say Christina being a c*** has never been proven yet you’re talking about Mathew Knowles paying for Beyonces career and that stupid rumor about Beyonces pregnancy.

  41. christinastherealtalent February 1, 2014

    Oh please, people have come forth with lots of damning evidence against Thievyonce. In terms of Christina being the “industry b*tch”, Christina has always spoken her mind, known what she wanted, used her talents, worked hard for her success and that automatically makes her a b*tch? The only time Christina has ever had legal issues was when she fired her first manager for stealing from her and the controversy over Ain’t No Other and because they had a minor publishing rights issue. Beyonce has been known to steal ideas from other artists and pass them off as her own then when the original artists come forward, it’s only then Bey releases a statement explaining what happened. Bey has always been shady as hell and at least Christina didn’t need to use back up singers to forward her career. She’s always been a solo artist.

  42. Bondsmen February 1, 2014

    I don’t see whats the point of this video n the majority of these comments. This is another thing where people/stans take something outta context and go to comparing. This is why people that truly enjoy music can’t enjoy it anymore. The cough and the face was suspect by Beyoncè, Toya’s wasn’t and I didn’t see it. Everybody in the world throws shade thats nothing new under the sun about that Bey is NOT perfect so don’t put her in that category that s*** is pointless just like her latest Grammys performance no tea no shade lol all the girls can truly sing so u over obessed fans that obess over celebrities that don’t give two f**** about you y’all need to get a life, job, and investing your time into ppl that genuinely care about you

  43. Kyle February 1, 2014

    @Christina but no one denied she stole. Beyonce is not the first nor last to steal. Your fav is still a known B**** and you’re telling me the long variety of celebs who have had the Wrath of Bitchtina are just jealous? Bye. Has nothing to do with speaking her mind. She is straight up stuck up person. This post is about SHADE not stealing, and your fav has thrown more bitchy shade and is known for being a shady ass b**** as a person than Beyonce.

  44. Mark111 February 1, 2014

    The Skorpion Show impact!

  45. DIGGER BEY February 1, 2014

    I wish Pigtina could still an successful album. #FLOPTINA

  46. FAF February 1, 2014

    They were being shady but I doubt she remembers one event from over 12 years ago she was a teenager they’re about in their mid-thirties now… Chile

  47. RICHIE_RICH February 1, 2014

    Who cares, hell we’ve all been shady at some point or time in LIFE. That video was everything IMO…..

  48. Sundayluv February 1, 2014

    LeToya should have been 2nd lead and she knew it that why gave the side eye

  49. James February 2, 2014

    @ SUNDAYLUV Yep LeToya definitely should have been second lead and DC’s original vocal coach basically came forward and said he don’t know why B tried to downplay their abilities because all the girls can sing but highlighted that LeToya had the second best overall voice to B. They said Kelly’s voice was lighter than air and noted that B and LeToya BOTH got accepted into that music academy, Kelly was rejected. smh. Kelly is pretty with a nice tone but she def got that by ass kissing vs talent.

  50. LE✪N February 2, 2014

    this got me cracking up all over again lol

  51. Brazilian Beyoncé February 2, 2014

    Lmao I love Beyoncé !!

    People when I was also 15 I was shady as hell come on move on.

  52. cocobutta February 2, 2014

    All the side-eyes were too funny lol.
    My avi had to copy lol

  53. Sundayluv February 3, 2014

    Everytime Kelly sings I just get angry. Lol

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