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Updated: MAGAZINE FAB: Beyonce Covers "L'Officiel Paris" Magazine And Does Blackface!? + Video of Shoot

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In honor of L'Officiel Paris Magazine's 90th anniversary, the staff thought it would be a great idea to put the triple threat diva, Beyonce, on the cover. In the issue, Beyonce channels an African Queen theme, and pays tribute to the renowned Fela Kuti

But some people are taking issue because the magazine darkened her face. Read on to find out why some folks are so angered by her photoshoot... 

 

Beyonce will be on the cover of L’Officiel Paris March 2011 rocking a gold dress from the Gucci Spring 2011 collection and paying tribute to the legendary Fela Kuti. The magazine's photoshoot has caused quite a stir.

The English translation of the article reads:

The Fashion magazine is about to celebrate its 90th birthday. To celebrathe this anniversary, the festivities start with the March issue, with Beyoncé on the cover. She agreed to pose for an incredible fashion shoot, with the theme of African Queen, paying a tribute to the legendary Fela Kuti (a political singer who died in 1997). Far from the glamourous Sasha Fierce, the beauty posed for the magazine with amazing fashion designers clothes, but also in a dress created by her mother. A return to her African roots, as you can see on the picture, on which her face was voluntarily darkened. All the pictures will be available in the collector edition, on sell at the end of this month.

Some argue that the magazine used blackface for her photos while others believe no offensive should be taken at all. *side eye*

Although many Americans won't sit well with these photos, Beyonce did allow her skin to be darkened and the magazine defends its position by saying it's a return to the singer's African roots.

Updated: Check out the behind the scenes of her shoot

 

 

Speak on it ....

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After years of being a makeup

After years of being a makeup artist. The rule stands true. There are no rules to makeup, only rules of thumb. Nothing called "too anything". Its horrible to tell anyone how to wear their foundation/blush/powder/eyeliner/eyeshadow/bronzer/etc. Makeup is subjective. Everyone has their own makeup style. Many light people tend to go light/lighter or mix it with a luminzer to make themselves brighter/radiant/porcelin like. A great example of this would be dita von teese, who even stays out the sun to maintain her light skintone and wears light foundation. There are many who like their skin pale. Others prefer to be dark/darker and darken in the sun or use bronzer all over their skintone.There are even African Americans who go to tanning salons. Different people have different preferences. If I spelled "Horse" "Howrse" than there is no "ifs" "and" or "buts" because grammar isnt subjective. What is wrong is wrong!However. Makeup is subjective. I hate nude lips. Does that mean its right to say "dont wear nude lips" ? No. Or to tell someone what shade of nude to wear? NO! Eva Pigford is an African American model with platinum blonde hair...thats what she likes, and it looks fabulous on her.All I know is, the people who like to "talk foolishness" better be ready to get their feelings hurt, because not only are people not having it. But someone can also come up to you and put you in your place! I dont understand why females have to be soo caddy. Some comments I read before were out of pure jealousy. People have always noticed thatdarker skinned women tend to be more caddy and try to say this is "too....." about foundations,blush,etc! Not all, but many. That is the inner jealousy coming out. Live and let live. I hate threads that have to do with trying to bring down folks! haters need to get off of it that what they say hold a grain of weight.Who are you to tell anyone what to put on their lips,skin,eyelid,etc. Where do the likes of such bitter few get off? and such terms like clown or casper are just ridiculous and foolish! someone can easily call you "tar face" and say they would rather be paler than dark. So its not right to use such terms. Especially a grown adult. I might not like a certain look but someone else might. There is no rule to makeup. Thats the beauty of being a makeup artist. There are soo many different styles. Vampy,Neutral,pin up,etc I hate bronzer. But maybe there is someone who loves that deep bronzed look. I cant go to them and say "dont go soo deep in the bronzer" and say its "constructive". There are soo many different styles.who is anyone to tell someone theyre wearing a too light or too dark foundation, because there is no such thing. Nicole and Sam from pixiwoo(huge makeupartists in Britain) sometimes wear paler or darker foundation and it looks gorgeous! as long as people blend it to the neck its fine....some people prefer to look bright/light/white/porcelain/bronzed/darker/suunkissed and radiant. Also, many have a preference for darker skin, other have it for lighter skin! so what? its not a issue! respect others and live your life.
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When fame comes knocking At

When fame comes knocking At your door You’ve got to do Fame And something more… It’s good to have money It’s good to have friends But when you add Fame Then the trouble begins… When you open that package of fortune and Fame Keep your sanity Keep your good name... As Fame comes walking Through that door Sure—do the Fame But have something more
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Sadly, it's black history

Sadly, it's black history month, and viewers on this thread are so ignorant of African-American experience of mockery in minstrel, vaudeville, and cinema. This photoshoot is insensitive, does not salute Fela or Africa.
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I AGREE WITH YOU!!!!!!!!

I AGREE WITH YOU!!!!!!!!
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Thanks for the post

Thanks for the post ! L'OFFICIEL is very proud to present its March issue featuring Beyoncé in African-inspired dresses and jewelry by top designers, including Gucci, Azzedine Alaia, Fendi, Pucci, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Rodarte, Dolce & Gabbana, Cartier and Lanvin. Designer Tina Knowles, who is also Beyoncé's mother, created a one of a kind couture piece. The designs are all reflective of the African influence on fashion this season. Miss Knowles poses with royal allure. A queen, a goddess, Beyoncé is a bombshell beauty with a divine voice. We're thrilled she's opening a season of celebrating the 90th anniversary of L'Officiel de la Mode. The series was conceived as using art and fashion in paying homage to African queens. Beyoncé mentioned the artist Fela Kuti in the interview as one of her musical inspirations. It was later misquoted as the inspiration for the shoot. We would like to clarify that it is not the case. As for the artistic makeup, the inspiration came from several African rituals during which paint is used on the face. We find the images beautiful and inspiring. L'Officiel would like to thank Beyoncé for her outstanding contribution to this celebration of African influences in Fashion.
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People will always have

People will always have something to say... i love it bey... i think you did an amazing job conveying the African Queen... the clothes were fabulous and if i can find this mag i will certainly buy it.... Again there will always be haters and someone knocking somebody else for no reason... its sad that its always our people who tend to look down upon our own race.. but any who... Beyonce you killed it for me luv!!!!!!
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Anonymous's picture

I'm confused by this shoot.

I'm confused by this shoot. Why is she darkened from neck up? I would have believed the tribute if she would have gone all the way with the makeup. I'm just sayin'.
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FIRST OFF, its rather

FIRST OFF, its rather tasteless to do this, there is always an uproar when a public figure lightens thier skin why shouldn't the same sentiment be given to this visioin. Secondly the reason this is offensive is because the editors believe that this is indeed going back to her african roots which insinuates that all africans are this dark and look this way, this is the sole reason this image is disturbing. Becasue after all these years there is still the same notion that black people originated from dark animals. If they just darkened her face for fashion then that is one thing but to directly link that to being african is another. There are darker indian and hispanic people out there and it is offensive that this is still the direct correlation. Third it is sad that beyonce as a woman who is lighter and understands the complexitites of this in our culture would think that it was okay to go through with the shoot.
Oby's picture

Why didnt they do her entire

Why didnt they do her entire body, and not just her face?....we got to be careful. Not overly emotional/sensitive. However, just cautious of what we do. I probably would feel better about this, if they had painted/darkened her entire body.
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I just said the same thing.

I just said the same thing. I would not have posted if I would have seen this comment before.
rochiggidy's picture

I though a white person's

I though a white person's face darkened portraying them as a african american was black face, not black people darkening their skin and potraying themselves as black? People just hating...
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Anonymous's picture

WHY ARE THESE IMAGES SOO LOW

WHY ARE THESE IMAGES SOO LOW RES? BLEH
SARCASMIC's picture

Ok, black face was for

Ok, black face was for characters that played "happy go lucky slaves on the plantation." Do yall see her in a plantation? no. Now, I wish they would of done the shoot differently myself. But its art. ok? she did it in dream girls, no saids anything. Rihanna was painted black in rock star video, no one said that. But when she does it now, its all of this? Shes not delusional, she knows who and what she is, when I read comments like this, it really makes me sick. I mean seriously, its art, its not ment to offend ppl. I swear its like ppl want her to fail. I just think that she tried something different and decided to do something creative. But she doesnt hate her race at all. And besides, she is black, so how is it blackface?
My take's picture

is it black-face if you're

is it black-face if you're already black? any way, loreal lightens her complexion ... we complain. l'officiel paris darkens her face ... we complain. she wishes she were born latina ... we complain. she shows off her african roots with dark paint ... we complain. meh. my advice to mrs. carter would be to stop pandering and be who she truly is ... once she finds out who she truly is.
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Dear Mr. Black man, I hate

Dear Mr. Black man, I hate you. You murdered my family. Instead of putting a gun to their heads you chose an arsenal of apathy, disregard and unadulterated selfishness to assassinate them. Do you remember them? No, of course not. You were too busy being a stereotype to notice. The sad part is that we come from the same family. You and I are same. I know, I’m just another uptight, irascible black woman bringing down the black man. I’m know, I’m being too hard on a brother. Sure, put the blame on me since you won’t step up to the plate and take personal responsibility. Yeah, I said it. I’m not scared! I don’t care about airing dirty laundry— laundry that you sullied. Don’t you want to know how you murdered the black family? Well for starters you began having children by several “baby mama’s” and refused to take care of them. Those children—YOUR offspring-- are forced to grow up without a father. You couldn’t save yourself to marry that one special Queen God designed for you. You had to bang them all. Look what your lecherous behavior has cost us. Did you ever think about the consequences of your actions? I shudder to mention all those abortions you convinced your other girlfriends to have all because you didn’t feel like taking care of the children you enjoyed making. You started treating yourself like a buck—some kind of animal just screwing around with so many women without any commitment. Then you met women who loved you and in return for her love you left her the STDs that you got from your life of unbridled lust and promiscuity. How many women have you slept with? And at such a young age. But of course a real man is defined by his conquests. So just how many women have you screwed…over? You are the reason for our disgrace. You are the statistics that are stack against our people. You’ve done things to our race that white people couldn’t begin to. You live up to the term nigger and I’m tired of defending you. I’m tired of blaming the media and racism for everything that you aren’t. I’m tired of making excuses for your behavior, while you act like everything this society says we are. I’m not through yet. You annihilated us so cavalierly. You started off being allergic to clean living. You refused to get an education, because of the “easy and fast” money in the street. After all you can make more killing your brothers and sisters with dope, than you can in school. Then when all the hustle caught up with you, you were thrown into prison. Congratulations, now you have added having the highest incarceration of any other race to your repertoire. You must be so proud. Do you even remember all the crimes you committed? The brothers in the street you beat up or even killed for looking at you the wrong way. I know—I know you were just trying to get respect right? See you believe respect and fear is the same thing. How can you beat your brother like we were beaten in the days of slavery? How could you take the life of someone who looks like you? And all over…NOTHING! Or maybe you didn’t do it. But your boy did and you keep hanging with him. Stick by you’re homeboy no matter what right? Perhaps you haven’t done all of the above, but you listen to music that glamorizes it. Regardless of whether you purchased it, you still blare it in you car, memorizing its message, internalizing its insidious lyrics. To you and your music I’m just a B****. How can you call me that when I’m the same one who brought you into existence? I wanted great things for you. I raised you all by myself when your father left. Yet your music says I’m just a whore. You rob me. You rape me. You produce filth and dare to call it music. You set such horrible examples. Speaking of examples, I remember all the time you spent putting together that demo tape thinking you gonna become a top selling (so called) artist. Or all the times you spent on the court practicing to be the next Jordan. Or all the time on the field, instead of in the books because you thought you were going to play for the NFL. When I approached you about it to try to encourage you, you told me there weren’t any good black examples. You believed the lie that the only way a black man can have money legally is if he is a sports player or entertainer. I challenged you to be the example that you are seeking and you laughed at me. When I see you in college (congrats for making it even if it wasn’t based on your academic merit but on your sports abilities) you’re not studying. You’re smoking blunts on the bridge of OUR college with your boys. You’re clubbing and partying and rapping. You’re never apart of the prestigious honor societies. I never see you in those meetings. I can’t recall seeing you at the science conference, or the college’s mentor’s club. And your grades are deplorable! You chill all day in the student union and then you drop out because it’s too hard. Because you just won’t try harder. Because your expecting people to just give you what you refuse to work for. So you say “I’m not like that.” I’ve graduated with dignity. I am a doctor or lawyer or engineer. But when you actually accomplish something that goes against your stereotype you brag and you get a big ego and you suddenly become too good for me--too good for us. You go out and seek a white wife. It is with her that you share all of your assets. It is she who mothers the children that will carry on your legacy--a legacy separate from mine. And those children will grow up to give up on us too. They will have no African self-consciousness. They won’t know of the Maafa or our great heritage, because you didn’t (couldn’t) teach them. They will also marry white and their children, and their children, until our race is obliterated. As for the black woman, we are tired of waiting for you. We become victims of the black man shortage that your unchecked behavior has caused. You have forced us to choose between a lifetime of loneliness or marriage outside of the race. Oh don’t say we don’t wait for you to clean up your act. We waited to love you. To marry you and only you. To be true to you and raise your legacy. But you hate us. You say we are goldiggers or that we are impossible to please. You say that you’re white woman status symbol is better than we are. Only she can understand your plight even though her ancestors are responsible for it. Thus you commit racism against your own people—your own women. You leave us disillusioned, hurt, vulnerable, and angry and you take no responsibility for it. I hate you. I hate you for hating me and putting me down and being ashamed of me. I hate you for exploiting me. I hate you for what you have become and for what you have not become. I hate you for living up to what this society expects of you. I hate you for lying, deceiving, cheating, and hustling. I hate you for your promiscuity, black on black violence, suicide, and homosexuality. I hate you for your misogyny. I hate you for your lack of consciousness. I hate you for your lack of spirituality. I hate you for your indifference. And even if I could somehow forgive you for these betrayals, I hate you most of all for murdering my family. You murder OUR family. You murder us! Sincerely, The black woman—your former queen
bunny's picture

Wow. U went in hard. I

Wow. U went in hard. I understand why u may feel that way but like the other woman said its venom. Dont give up on the black man. M y daddy gives me hope not to evry day
Syria's picture

Let go of this venom. It is

Let go of this venom. It is toxic and only poisons You. -I'm telling you this as a fellow black woman.
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IT IS REALLY NOT THAT

IT IS REALLY NOT THAT SERIOUS, SHE IS A GROWN WOMEN SHE CAN DO AS SHE PLEASE. WHO ARE YOU IGNORANT STUCK UP FOLKS TO SAY OTHERWISE. I MEAN REALLY, I WOULD HATE TO SEE HER WITH WHITE FACIAL PAINT IMPERSONATING A MIME. HELL, THEN YOU ALL WOULD SAY SHE JUST WANNA BE WHITE. JUST STUPID SOME OF YOU ALL NEED TO GIVE THE BREATH YOU TAKE TO PEOPLE WHO NEED THEM OR RETURN IT BACK TO YOUR CREATOR. IGNORANT FOOLS!!
LIKE REALLY!!!!!!'s picture

I agree with you, is a form

I agree with you, is a form of art and fashion. Body paint is used in Runway and Fashion shows all the time. But since its Beyonce and many women are jealous and bitter of where there life is they nit pick everything she does and take things to a whole other level. Its really not that serious and if your OFFENDED then you need to look in the mirror and get your life together and stop blaming others for your short-comings.
to like really's picture

I agree with you, is a form

I agree with you, is a form of art and fashion. Body paint is used in Runway and Fashion shows all the time. But since its Beyonce and many women are jealous and bitter of where there life is they nit pick everything she does and take things to a whole other level. Its really not that serious and if your OFFENDED then you need to look in the mirror and get your life together and stop blaming others for your short-comings.
LIKE REALLY!!!!!!'s picture

IT IS REALLY NOT THAT

IT IS REALLY NOT THAT SERIOUS, SHE IS A GROWN WOMEN SHE CAN DO AS SHE PLEASE. WHO ARE YOU IGNORANT STUCK UP FOLKS TO SAY OTHERWISE. I MEAN REALLY, I WOULD HATE TO SEE HER WITH WHITE FACIAL PAINT IMPERSONATING A MIME. HELL, THEN YOU ALL WOULD SAY SHE JUST WANNA BE WHITE. JUST STUPID SOME OF YOU ALL NEED TO GIVE THE BREATH YOU TAKE TO PEOPLE WHO NEED THEM OR RETURN IT BACK TO YOUR CREATOR. IGNORANT FOOLS!!
Anonymous's picture

I meant haters and

I meant haters and without....**ugh** hate this touchscreen cant wait to get my blackberry again :-/
Tara's picture

I meant haters and

I meant haters and without....**ugh** hate this touchscreen cant wait to get my blackberry again :-/
Tara's picture

I am a huge fan of Beyonce,

I am a huge fan of Beyonce, however at the end of the day blackface goes to far, its disgusting to think that she has to put on blackface to get in touch with african roots. I would never even think of needing to put on blackface to exhibit my african roots because I know who I am and I know where my ancestors are from. My family is from the south, and I come from the sons and daughters of ex slaves and civil rights activists. I think it really is a shame and in poor taste for anyone to paint their face to exhibit their African roots. I know many Africans of all hues and even those of European background who were born in Africa making them African themselves. Lets not forget Africa is a place and not a skin color. Also, to anyone who thinks that dying of AIDS makes them any less of a person, they are a fool who must have been a sleep the last 30 years. Especially when African American women dis-proportionality die of Aids more than anyone else I dont look at AIDS as a curse of the stupid and evil I look at it as a sign of the ills of whats going on and how we need to pay closer attention to safer sex practices and sexual awareness. Instead of condemning those that have dies and are dying of this disease try and be more supportive and understanding. The most important thing to remember in the end is that blackface or any type of stereotypical behavior towards any race is wrong and as much as I love Beyonce, it is wrong, it is just plain WRONG.
Im A Fan But....'s picture

I believe alot of these

I believe alot of these artist and entertainers are slaves. Most of them go for the okey doke so they wont feel the heat from the one's in power. Everything is coming to light about the industry. They are wealthy paid slaves who for the most part cant do what the want, dress how they want, sing what they want, etc.... They can have that shit.
Diva's picture

Thats right!! Cause once your

Thats right!! Cause once your name go on that dotted line! LOL.
gloria's picture

aint sure wat exactly 2 take

aint sure wat exactly 2 take of this....but I know it is easier 2 make it in tha corporate world if u come close 2 whiteness, which can b achieved in several wayz:bleachin skin with cream, gettin dat Ivy league education, gettin married 2 a caucasian e.t.c...(if u go to the NY highrises lukin like a pure dark/blak/blue Mandingo or Zulu warrior fresh off the boat, u gonna scare people) Then once in a while u need 2 still remind people dat u 4rm tha mathaland so u put on some Afrikan Dashikis, some wooden curved earings, darken ur face a lil' bit...e.t.c. As 4 the black face, I think its a manifestation of the impeccable intellectual nakedness that some of these superstars suffer from. Afrika does not equate to blackness; we are a parade of all shades ranging from caramel to coal..... but all in all, its jus' showbiz n in showbiz u sometimes gotta do some really dumb sh*t to prove that u r indeed tha SH*T....
sHaka's picture

Ummmm.... Since when does

Ummmm.... Since when does getting an Ivy League education or marrying a Caucasian make a person any less Black?
Ms.Monty's picture

Woooooow....did someone

Woooooow....did someone really say bleachy needs hayers cuz withpit haters she wouldnt be the megastar she is today???......so u admit that stans aint shit?? So basically u stanning/worshipping a bleachy monstrosity that doesnt even need your ass??!....bwaaahaaaahaaa u suck!! Haters bka truth speakers are what makes n breaks bleachys ass u better believe that....stans know it....jay knows it....cracky matty knows it....tina the cowardly lion knows it....and most importantly bleachy knows it!!!!.....she bases her every move on US!! not based on stans....based on HATERS...i luv it :-D
Tara's picture

Bottom line: She screwed the

Bottom line: She screwed the pooch on this one. Not even the mighty-Bey can get EVERYTHING right. I'm sure after she goes on Oprah, she'll learn her lesson.
Lurker's picture

Woooooow....did someone

Woooooow....did someone really say bleachy needs hayers cuz withpit haters she wouldnt be the megastar she is today???......so u admit that stans aint shit?? So basically u stanning/worshipping a bleachy monstrosity that doesnt even need your ass??!....bwaaahaaaahaaa u suck!! Haters bka truth speakers are what makes n breaks bleachys ass u better believe that....stans know it....jay knows it....cracky matty knows it....tina the cowardly lion knows it....and most importantly bleachy knows it!!!!.....she bases her every move on US!! not based on stans....based on HATERS...i luv it :-D
Tara's picture

WTF did you just write?!

WTF did you just write?! Please stay in school, and your parents should really monitor your internet access.
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THE HISTORY OF BLACKFACE FOR

THE HISTORY OF BLACKFACE FOR THOSE WHO ARE NOT OFFENDED, IF YOU CARE TO READ: Blackface is theatrical makeup used in minstrel shows, and later vaudeville. The practice gained popularity during the 19th century and propagated American racist stereotypes such as the "happy-go-lucky darky on the plantation" or the "dandified coon ".[1] In 1848, blackface minstrel shows were the national art of the time, translating formal art such as opera into popular terms for a general audience.[2] Early in the 20th century, blackface branched off from the minstrel show and became a form in its own right, until it ended in the United States with the U.S. Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.[3] Blackface was an important performance tradition in the American theater for roughly 100 years beginning around 1830. It quickly became popular overseas, particularly so in Britain, where the tradition lasted longer than in the US, occurring on primetime TV as late as 1978 (The Black and White Minstrel Show).[4] and 1981.[5] In both the United States and Britain, blackface was most commonly used in the minstrel performance tradition, but it predates that tradition, and it survived long past the heyday of the minstrel show. White blackface performers in the past used burnt cork and later greasepaint or shoe polish to blacken their skin and exaggerate their lips, often wearing woolly wigs, gloves, tailcoats, or ragged clothes to complete the transformation. Later, black artists also performed in blackface. Stereotypes embodied in the stock characters of blackface minstrels not only played a significant role in cementing and proliferating racist images, attitudes and perceptions worldwide, but also in popularizing black culture.[citation needed] In some quarters, the caricatures that were the legacy of blackface persist to the present day and are a cause of ongoing controversy. One view is that blackface is a form of cross-dressing.[6] By the mid-20th century, changing attitudes about race and racism effectively ended the prominence of blackface makeup used in performance in the U.S. and elsewhere. It remains in relatively limited use as a theatrical device, mostly outside the U.S., and is more commonly used today as social commentary or satire. Perhaps the most enduring effect of blackface is the precedent it established in the introduction of African American culture to an international audience, albeit through a distorted lens.[7][8] Blackface's groundbreaking appropriation,[7][8][9] exploitation, and assimilation[7] of African-American culture—as well as the inter-ethnic artistic collaborations that stemmed from it—were but a prologue to the lucrative packaging, marketing, and dissemination of African-American cultural expression and its myriad derivative forms in today's world popular culture.
BAPS's picture

Lovely photo, but she could

Lovely photo, but she could have kept her skin its "normal" color and still pay homage to her African roots. Many Africans come in colors as light as or lighter than Beyonce. To me it is just further perpetuating the African Stereotype....
Anonymous's picture

This is another reason Beyone

This is another reason Beyone cant not be held as the representation of black women. What black woman would put on black face, why is no one questioning why they put the black face on her, it is to say she isnt black enough. Darkening her skin to return to her 'African Roots'?? I thought there were multitude of ways to be black...secondly it basically suggest she doesnt see herself as a black or African woman or else there wouldnt need to be additions made... She is so severely disillusioned by her sheltered and priviledged lifestyle. All she has done for the black woman is find ways to take our money. Too much energy should not be spent on this, as it only allows her more fame and riches... Things like this sadden and disgust me
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Anonymous's picture

POWERFUL TRUE STATEMENT, AND

POWERFUL TRUE STATEMENT, AND ITS SAD TO SEE HOW LOST SHE IS. CAUSE CONTROVERSY JUST TO SELL RECORDS, AND TO BRING A BUZZ AROUND HER. OUR GENERATION MAY NOT SEE THE BIG DEAL ABOUT THEPAINFUL HISTORY OF BLACKFACE, BUT OUR PARENTS AND GRAND PARENTS DON'T SEE SHIT FUNNY OR ARTISTIC ABOUT THIS WHEN THIS IS AN INSULT. BEING BLACK DOESN'T MEAN DARK SKIN, I AM A CARAMEL SISTAH AND IM BLACK, AND LIGHT SKIN SISTAHS AS WELL. SHE IS SO BRAINWASHED\, AND HOW COME LATELY SHE LOOK LIKE SHE BEEN BLEACHING HER SKIN, AND DYED HER HAIR EXTRA BLOND, JUST IN TIME FOR HER SO CALLED BLACK HISTORY PHOTO SHOOT. I WILL NEVER LISTEN TO HER MUSIC, HELL I DON''T NOW LOL!!!
BAPS's picture

Agreed, this should be a pic

Agreed, this should be a pic of the foolery
BOLD's picture

she looks amazing. no matter

she looks amazing. no matter what beyonce does, someone will find something wrong with it.
ebbi's picture

Since is not that serious

Since is not that serious then why did your ass bother to comment. Then again theis your chance to defend Beyonce creole ass. Whatever Beyonce just stuck her size 12 wide feet in her mouth. Beyonce will not defend your ass when shit goes down with you. Stan stop trying to play captain save a hoe when Beyonce is the dumbass who started this shit. Do not generalize black women as all the same. Since when has beyonce consideed herself a proud black woman. Beyonce walks around with two pounds of the wrong foundation making her look lighter and lighter. And Beyonce and her dumbass mother talk about being creole like they really know the history. Beyonce was the one who says she wishes she was born Latina. How is Beyonce successful when she damn near rip off other artists, befriend her so-called friends Kelly , Letoya and Latavia. Lie about everything under the sun. Marry a old thudg who glamorize selling drugs and degrading women every chance he gets. Beyonce is not a success story, but a nightmare. You just mad that we call Beyonce out on her bullshit. By the way stan Beyonce purposely lighten her skin and her image for the white media. Proud black woman my ass Beyonce is not on that list.
Anonymous's picture

SPEAK, NO NEED TO ADD TO THAT

SPEAK, NO NEED TO ADD TO THAT YOU TOLD THE TRUTH!!!!!! I AGREE 250%!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
BAPS's picture

Since is not that serious

Since is not that serious then why did your ass bother to comment. Then again theis your chance to defend Beyonce creole ass. Whatever Beyonce just stuck her size 12 wide feet in her mouth. Beyonce will not defend your ass when shit goes down with you. Stan stop trying to play captain save a hoe when Beyonce is the dumbass who started this shit. Do not generalize black women as all the same. Since when has beyonce consideed herself a proud black woman. Beyonce walks around with two pounds of the wrong foundation making her look lighter and lighter. And Beyonce and her dumbass mother talk about being creole like they really know the history. Beyonce was the one who says she wishes she was born Latina. How is Beyonce successful when she damn near rip off other artists, befriend her so-called friends Kelly , Letoya and Latavia. Lie about everything under the sun. Marry a old thudg who glamorize selling drugs and degrading women every chance he gets. Beyonce is not a success story, but a nightmare. You just mad that we call Beyonce out on her bullshit. By the way stan Beyonce purposely lighten her skin and her image for the white media. Proud black woman my ass Beyonce is not on that list.
Anonymous's picture

Since is not that serious

Since is not that serious then why did your ass bother to comment. Then again theis your chance to defend Beyonce creole ass. Whatever Beyonce just stuck her size 12 wide feet in her mouth. Beyonce will not defend your ass when shit goes down with you. Stan stop trying to play captain save a hoe when Beyonce is the dumbass who started this shit. Do not generalize black women as all the same. Since when has beyonce consideed herself a proud black woman. Beyonce walks around with two pounds of the wrong foundation making her look lighter and lighter. And Beyonce and her dumbass mother talk about being creole like they really know the history. Beyonce was the one who says she wishes she was born Latina. How is Beyonce successful when she damn near rip off other artists, befriend her so-called friends Kelly , Letoya and Latavia. Lie about everything under the sun. Marry a old thudg who glamorize selling drugs and degrading women every chance he gets. Beyonce is not a success story, but a nightmare. You just mad that we call Beyonce out on her bullshit. By the way stan Beyonce purposely lighten her skin and her image for the white media. Proud black woman my ass Beyonce is not on that list.
Anonymous's picture

Since is not that serious

Since is not that serious then why did your ass bother to comment. Then again theis your chance to defend Beyonce creole ass. Whatever Beyonce just stuck her size 12 wide feet in her mouth. Beyonce will not defend your ass when shit goes down with you. Stan stop trying to play captain save a hoe when Beyonce is the dumbass who started this shit. Do not generalize black women as all the same. Since when has beyonce consideed herself a proud black woman. Beyonce walks around with two pounds of the wrong foundation making her look lighter and lighter. And Beyonce and her dumbass mother talk about being creole like they really know the history. Beyonce was the one who says she wishes she was born Latina. How is Beyonce successful when she damn near rip off other artists, befriend her so-called friends Kelly , Letoya and Latavia. Lie about everything under the sun. Marry a old thudg who glamorize selling drugs and degrading women every chance he gets. Beyonce is not a success story, but a nightmare. You just mad that we call Beyonce out on her bullshit.
Anonymous's picture

Ugh.....black folks can be so

Ugh.....black folks can be so damn simple. I see nothing wrong with what she's displaying in the photos....everyone has their panties in a bunch because it's Beyonce and it give the opportunity to say something negative about her and the fact thar she has never given us the chance to before.....you should be ashamed of yourself for dogging out a successful black women who has worked her ass off.....if we continue like this we will never prosper as individuals let alone as a respectable race of people.......we have bigger issue to be concerned with as a whole instead of her face being blooped in black paint.
notthatserious's picture

Ugh.....black folks can be so

Ugh.....black folks can be so damn simple. I see nothing wrong with what she's displaying in the photos....everyone has their panties in a bunch because it's Beyonce and it give the opportunity to say something negative about her and the fact thar she has never given us the chance to before.....you should be ashamed of yourself for dogging out a successful black women who has worked her ass off.....if we continue like this we will never prosper as individuals let alone as a respectable race of people.......we have bigger issue to be concerned with as a whole instead of her face being blooped in black paint.
notthatserious's picture

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