Beyonce

Sony Threatens to Take Its Artists’ — Including Beyoncé’s — Music off Tidal

Though a musician named Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter owns a share of something called “Tidal,” and though this Knowles-Carter happens… Read More

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Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj Feed Each Other Cheeseburgers in a Bounce House in “Feeling Myself” Video

Last night, Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé revealed the video for their Pinkprint collaboration, the girl-power flex known as “Feeling Myself,”… Read More

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Jay Z and Beyoncé Secretly Donate Thousands to Bail Out Baltimore and Ferguson Protesters

Jay Z and Beyoncé have, supposedly, been secretly shelling out thousands of dollars to bail out incarcerated protesters in… Read More

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How Do We Fight a Culture in Which “Pretty Hurts” Workers, From Sweatshops to Nail Salons?

In the past two weeks, investigative journalism has woken us up to the price, in human terms, of cheap beauty. First, John Oliver and his team reminded us about the sweatshops, child labor, and unsafe conditions that go into our “fast fashion.” Now, The New York Times‘ Sarah Maslin Nir has published a long exposé of conditions in New York City nail salons (short answer: they’re abysmal) that is setting social media ablaze. Reactions have ranged from self-flagellation and self-righteousness among salon clientele to questions about the best way to fix the situation: Tip better? Organize? Abstain? … Read More

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Here Are All the Celebrities Who Defied Anna Wintour’s Met Ball Social Media Ban

She may have put Kim Kardashian (and a hashtag!) on the cover of her magazine, but make no mistake: Anna Wintour’s not exactly a digital convert. According to Page Six, guests at last night’s ultra-exclusive Met Gala were sent the following mandate: “The use of phones for photography and social media will not be permitted inside the gala.” That worked out… about as well as one would expect, so in lieu of a red carpet roundup, we’ve collected evidence of the rich and powerful doing what they do best: whatever the hell they want. Click through for last night’s best Instagram selfies and Twitter updates, with our apologies to Ms. Wintour. … Read More

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