10 Body Image Issues
When it comes to being a celebrity in Hollywood, it seems like everyone is constantly struggling with their public perception. Photographers are always trying to catch celebrities without makeup and photos of them looking like they’ve gained a bit of weight are sure to make headlines.
Yet, the public has really been encouraging to stars that fully embrace their body and it actually makes them seem far more accessible and real.
Stars like Meghan Trainor and Jennifer Lawrence have actually spoken out about photo altering and the importance of creating a realistic body image for young girls. That’s why it became such a spectacle when Beyoncé released photos of herself on social media and she had clearly altered her inner thigh gap to appear slimmer. For a mother, this isn’t exactly painting her as the best role model for her little ones.
9 Exploiting Her Twins
After Beyoncé and Jay-Z went through the entire fiasco with Blue Ivy, people thought that perhaps they had learned their lesson in exploiting her pregnancy and impending birth. Yet, it just seemed to explode out of control once she revealed that she was pregnant with twins. Rather than opting for the baby bump reveal after a stage performance like she did with Blue Ivy, she incorporated a barely-there ensemble at the 2017 Grammy Awards where she was draped in just a few gold strings to show off her entire pregnancy body.
While some argued that she wanted to embrace her pregnancy, others felt like she was incorporating it into her show and just commercializing her pregnancy once again.
On top of that, she had a series of pregnancy photos taken and they were almost instantly mocked with a series of memes.
8 Publicized Elevator Fight
The Met Gala is seen as an ultra-prestigious event that brings together all the biggest names in Hollywood and all the heavy hitters in the fashion industry. While everyone likes to focus on Beyoncé and Jay-Z with their celebrity status, it’s important not to pass over Beyoncé’s sister, Solange Knowles. She’s garnered quite a following as an underground artist and she’s been heralded for being a style icon. It should come as no surprise that she would be invited to the 2014 Met Gala but there was a surprising moment during the post-Met Gala party.
Elevator footage was leaked to TMZ and it showed Solange engaging in a heated fight with Jay-Z.
The footage showed her throwing punches, kicks, and lunging for Jay-Z in the tight confines of the elevator. With Beyoncé barely intervening, people couldn’t help but speculate on what the argument could have been. The world may never know what the issue was but it doesn’t seem like a great environment to raise more children when extreme violence can erupt at any moment.