Something strange is going on in the world of fashion, and we’re hoping it stays within the realm of daring performers so we don’t have to participate. Both Beyonce and Rihanna have recently worn accessories that a person who has lost a body part might wear. First, there was Beyonce and her bionic gling, a hand-encompassing ring that bears some resemblance to a high-end prosthetic hand. Then, at last night’s American Music Awards, Rihanna performed “Rehab” with a shiny eyepatch covering her right peeper. We know she didn’t cut her lens, because the thing was gone by the time she started in on the second verse. Why are these two singers sporting these “bodily harm” accessories, and is Lady Gaga wearing a leg brace covered in rhinestones next? Only their stylists know. And speaking of stylists, Bey and Ri either share a stylist or both saw this fashion story in Vogue Italia, which featured a gling AND a silver eyepatch. Coincidence?
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