Yes, it's true. For Fleetwood Mac fans thinking they recognise the guitar riff running through the girl group's body confidence anthem, they are correct.
The song sampled Nicks' song 'Edge of Seventeen' and the legendary musician even featured in the band's 2001 hit, playing her guitar in the 'Kelly can you handle this, Michelle can you handle this, Beyoncé can you handle this? I don't think you can handle this' intro of the song.
Nicks has now revisited this moment in time from her hugely decorated career in an interview with the Washington Post, during where she recalled arriving on set with Destiny's Child and described what the vibe was like for the ground-breaking music video.
'Without all the make-up and everything, they just looked like three really cute, little teenage girls,' Nicks said fondly of the singing trio. 'Then of course, they’re just like me, they put on — whatever it is that makes them — them. Whether it’s your boots or jacket or whatever, then they became Destiny’s Child, and I saw it. It was really a marvel to see.
'I always feel like I know them, even though I really don’t. I feel like I know Beyoncé even though I really don’t know her at all. I feel like I know her because I was with them for a long time that day. They gave me a chance to pretend like I was playing guitar. I don’t think anybody ever gave me that chance ever again.'
Nicks said she doesn't remember if she's actually bumped into or seen Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland or Michelle Williams since the shoot but said she had the best day on the set.
'I got to sit there with them and hang out with them all day long ... so when I left there, I felt like I knew them. I never really saw them again. I don’t think I’ve ever seen Beyoncé since. We had a great day,' she noted.
Not only was 'Bootylicious', a Beyoncé-written jam and an empowering anthem for all women, the popularity of the song actually changed language, with the word - which had been used by Snoop Dogg on a Dr Dre track in 1993 - being added to the Oxford English dictionary in 2004.
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