Beyonce: Kind of perfect in every way. She can do long hair, and, as evidenced by these new pics of her just up on her Instagram feed, she can rock a short pixie cut, too. What makes Beyonce so good at everything? We’re guessing she must have made some kind of deal with the devil. Like, maybe what nobody tells you about Bey is that she farts all the time. Like, constantly. Sure, those farts probably smell like Champagne and roses, but still.
Anyway! We are digging her new super-short ‘do. What do you think? And how quickly before Miley Cyrus declares responsibility for it?
Another pick of Bey’s short locks after the jump! Keep reading »
I’m not sure why comedian and blogger Francesca “Chescaleigh” Ramsey — who you’ll remember for her “Shit White Girls Say To Black Girls” and “Olivia Pope’s ‘Scandal’ Makeup Tutorial” videos — was inspired to imitate Britney Spears covering Beyonce’s “Grown Woman,” but I’m glad she did. Uncannily hilarious. [YouTube]
See that video up there? Click that little arrow. Watch Beyonce Giselle Knowles, master of the graceful recovery and mother of America’s baby Blue Ivy, as she slays my favorite new song, “Grown Woman.” I have spent a fair amount of time watching this performance, imagining the stages leading up to my inevitable rapture if I were witnessing this live. Fancy my surprise when Amelia scored us tickets to the sold-out-forever show at Barclays Center in Brooklyn in a few weeks. Happy is too gentle a word for my emotional state. There was screaming. Disbelief. In anticipation of this momentous occasion, I have put together my dream setlist for this show, featuring a run-through of her solo hits, some deep cuts, and an extended section of Destiny’s Child/Jay-Z collabs, as an attempt to placate my persistent hope that she brings out an entire army of guest stars including but not limited to Jay-Z, Nori West and this kid from the YouTubes. Check it out after the jump! Keep reading »
And this is why Beyonce is better than all of us. In the midst of belting out “Halo” during her concert last night, Bey’s hair — which Megan and I think is likely the world’s priciest wig — got stuck in the fan behind her. And she just kept on singing
while fans assisted in untangling her locks. And, if that was rock star enough, Beyonce also posted video
of the incident to her Instagram and
wrote funny new lyrics for “Halo” about it, because she don’t give an eff. Check out the lyrics after the jump! (Buzzfeed
‘s got a funny GIF too.) Keep reading »
As made clear by this photo of Blue Ivy and Beyoncé at the beach, Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s first crack at procreation turned out really adorable. Now 18 months old, Blue Ivy has been making more and more appearances, the best of which are showing up on Beyoncé’s official Tumblr. In a recent interview on Hot 97, DJ Angie Martinez asked Jay-Z if he would like to have more kids. His response? “Absolutely, God willing.” Jay-Z also recently founded a new sports agency, Roc Nation Sports, and he went on to joke that he wants to make his own “little basketball team” with Queen Bey. Sounds awesome, as long as he turns out to be a better parent-turned-agent than Kris Jenner. [Us Weekly]
“I love Beyonce. I do. But I was walking down the street and saw this huge billboard for the documentary she made about herself called ‘Life Is But a Dream.’ Underneath the billboard is this homeless guy, then there’s me with $2 in my bank account, and I’m thinking, Life is but a dream? I mean, I love you, B, but really?”
– Actress Gaby Hoffmann, former child star in movies like “Field of Dreams” and “Now and Then,” on not being able to relate to Beyonce’s lifestyle. For the record, Gaby doesn’t just have $2 in her bank account — she says she’s actually got around $4,000 — but admits to living paycheck to paycheck. “It’s just not that much if you don’t know where the next $4,000 is coming from,” she said. Also, Hoffmann fun fact: Her mom is Andy Warhol superstar Viva. [NY Times]
Following Saturday evening’s not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, Beyonce had a moment of silence and sang the chorus to “I Will Always Love You” for Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old Black boy who was killed by Zimmerman in February 2012. Watch it above.
B, you can chop off all your hair, strip off all your clothes, and slather your self in a shimmery rust-like substance, and the world still can’t get enough. The latest issue of Flaunt features a 2011 photo shoot of Blue Ivy’s fierce mama, who proves yet again why we are all inferior to her. In the magazine’s interview, she discusses her strong gay following, her collaboration with Pepsi, and … her ideal picnic? Something tells me though, subscribers might be looking more than they are reading. [Daily Mail]