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Beyonce gifts 750 shoppers with festive treat

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Beyonce served up a festive treat to hundreds of fans on Friday by handing out gift cards during a surprise shopping trip in a small town in Massachusetts.

The "Crazy In Love" hitmaker stopped by a Walmart store in Tewksbury and stunned her fellow shoppers by gifting every person on site with $50 in store credit, which came enclosed in envelopes signed by the beauty. The store manager tells Us Weekly magazine that the superstar bought a total of 750 cards, costing her $37,500.

One customer posted a snap of Beyonce in the store on Instagram.com and captioned the photo, "Beyonce just hit up walmart and purchased everyone in the store $50 gift cards. Beyonce for president."

During the shopping trip - which occurred while en route to Boston, Massachusetts for the next gig on her The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour - the singer was also photographed stopping to pick up a copy of her new, self-titled album. She released her fifth studio project exclusively via iTunes.com last week with no prior announcement or promotion, and shot to the top of America's Billboard 200 chart on Wednesday. Physical copies of the disc hit stores on Friday.

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@ luv .. even if i am dying for hunger which i am not thank God , and she offer to help i will say no , i past up more than that sir mom who or what ever you are, is not like we begging her whether we purchase her album yes or know  and even if they do, i do think  they spent more than fifty bucks , you sound like you need it ,she  is human been  she is not GOD , then again maybe she is to you so i understand why you is defending your idol god , because your soul or tie to that spirit ,,

Dec 23, 2013 10:15PM
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BFD.....Others have done more with no publicity!



Dec 23, 2013 7:04PM
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Has anyone noticed in the ad that the Store Manager was the one who called US Mag.  It was a very nice thing that Mrs Carter did; however, the manager saw it as a way to bring attention to the store.  How many of you (person's with negative comments) have taken the time to give even a dollar to someone you did not know?  Holiday greetings to everyone and their families.  
Dec 23, 2013 5:04PM
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Hay, most of these people do nothing! I think what she did was cool. Way to go.
Dec 23, 2013 4:19PM
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Maybe she should of went to the check cashing place down the street and paid off some debt.. Now that would be distinctive! LOL!
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