To joejoesmo and everyone else here, someone Photoshopped that picture adding those wrinkles in. Beyonce doesn't really look like that. No one has lines like that except for fictional characters...like Klingons, I guess. Anyway, recording artists always do rehearsals before the actual performance to see how they look on TV, so obviously that photo was Photoshopped.
Actually, it wasn't photoshopped most sites that posted including Concrete Loop (a very reliable site) said it wasn't
Yeah, the bitch is BACK!
its lacefront, someone didnt glue their wig on right....lol
I cant stand the hate on Beyonce, you guys would be quick to praise Britney, but hate on Beyonce because she can sing, dance, act and etc.
She is truely a triple threat.
Her game is better then some legends
Bitch is dumb. Next.
JUST SAY SO WITHOUT THE DAMN FISH MOUTH, YOU INSUFFERABLE CUNT!™
Beyonce is weird.....
why isn't the link working for me .... =(
Beyonce has 8 number 1 singles and 9 Grammys. Britney Spears has ONE number 1 hit (Hit Me Baby One More Time) and ONE Grammy. If you think Britney is even mentionable in the same sentence, you should just go jump off a bridge and save us the trouble.
AND since this whole post is based on a bogus article, I'll post the REAL deal for those who have common sense....
Now take THAT BitchesNEW YORK—They don't give out Oscars for Best Team Player. If they did, Beyoncé Knowles would have to be the leading candidate for honours this year.
The former Destiny's Child lead singer is in the unusual position of having to defend herself for not acting like a selfish diva — or at least not enough to satisfy the gossip hounds of the New York Post.
The Manhattan tabloid greeted the cast and crew of Dreamgirls, the screen adaptation (due out Dec. 25) of the hit Broadway musical, with a story claiming rookie Jennifer Hudson makes the top-billed Beyoncé "look like a pretty extra" in their shared struggles for Motown glory and girl-group supremacy. Hudson's striving Effie gets more screen time than Beyoncé's late-blooming Deena in the early part of the film.
The story is absurd, but mention of it brings groans from the tightly knit members of the Dreamgirls posse, who are frustrated that Beyoncé is not being given her due.
She willingly accepted a role that required her to dial down her glamour and her multi-octave vocal range in the movie's first two acts, so as not to upstage Hudson's character.
"Please! I think it's so crazy," writer-director Bill Condon says of the Post slam, taking his turn doing round-table interviews on a press day at the Regency Hotel.
"And you know what? To me it's a testament to what Beyoncé pulls off in this movie. She had to go in the opposite direction. She had to convince you that she was someone who was not special. That she was not beautiful. That she was the wallflower. That's hard."
Others second that emotion, including Hudson, an American Idol runner-up who is enjoying her personal acclaim, but who winces at the perceived slight towards her friend Beyoncé. Would it really have been better, everyone asks, if Beyoncé had demanded a rewrite of the Dreamgirls story, as many other starlets would have, just to puff herself up?
If Beyoncé is feeling hard done by, she's not showing it. Arriving for her interview in a ruffled cream blouse atop designer jeans (from her own Deréon label collection), the Texas-born beauty, 25, is the picture of grace and casual elegance.
"I knew the risks before I took it," Beyoncé says of the role, mincing no words. "I read the (stage) script. I knew that Deena was not the underdog. I knew she didn't sing (the show-stopper) `And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going.' I knew that all of our parts are very important, because it's an ensemble cast. I knew she wasn't the lead. It's not about her life."
She looks completely credible when she adds, "And I didn't care about that, because I don't have to prove that I can sing. I have nine Grammys. I don't have to prove that I'm a star, because I already am. I wanted to prove that I can act."
Dreamgirls is actually Beyoncé's fourth feature movie. But her two biggest previous roles, as singer Xania in The Pink Panther remake earlier this year and as Foxxy Cleopatra in Austin Powers in Goldmember four years ago, had her playing exaggerated comic interpretations of her public image.
Dreamgirls is something else entirely. The role of Deena is loosely based on a real person: Diana Ross, the leader of superstar trio The Supremes. The job required her to dim her usual glam and to sing without her typical confidence, since Deena is part of a group, the Dreams, that for the early part of the movie is still struggling to win ears and audiences.
"I thought this part was incredible, because out of every character, it has the biggest range and it's the least like me," Beyoncé says.
"I mean, I'm way more powerful and big than the character, way stronger and in control. So it was a challenge for me and exciting for me to show myself in a different light."
If she wasn't perturbed about Deena being upstaged by Effie, Beyoncé did have qualms about people mistaking the Dreams (and the Supremes by extension), with Destiny's Child, the recently disbanded pop trio that sold 60 million albums and singles during its 15-year reign atop the pop charts. "My biggest concern was people getting Deena confused with me. Because from the outside looking in, you see that I started out in a group and became a solo artist, and my drive and Deena's drive (are) very similar, but it really stops there ...
"Which was why I wanted lose 20 pounds (to erase her famous curves for a more '60s-inspired, Twiggy look as she ages from 16 to 36), because I wanted to lose every trace of what I'm known for, and why I sat and worked so hard with the acting coach, and why when I did the songs I didn't treat them like performances. Singing was a piece of cake. Learning the choreography, a piece of cake. The hard thing was, because I didn't have my voice to depend on in the singing, I had to do something else. So I had to go through and make sure Deena had pain behind her eyes."
Audiences will be able to judge for themselves how successful she was. But early reaction at Dreamgirls advance screening has shared the applause with Beyoncé, Hudson and their co-stars Jamie Foxx and Eddie Murphy. Despite the ensemble emphasis, there has been serious talk of Beyoncé gaining a Best Actress Oscar nomination, with Hudson a safe bet for a Best Supporting Actress nod.
Beyoncé has one other tough customer to please: Diana Ross. The Supremes being has let it be known since Dreamgirls premiered on Broadway in 1981 that she's not pleased with the story. Yet word is she's a fan of Beyoncé's, who is quick to return the love.
Asked to name her favourite Supremes tune, Beyoncé instead rattles off a Ross solo tune, "Love Hangover." She gives it up for the Supremes song "Love Child" after a bit of prodding.
"Well, I met her and she was very, very nice, which made me feel great, because I want her to like me because I like her so much," Beyoncé says, smiling at the memory.
"But I don't feel like this movie is about her. I think the things that happen with Effie and Deena, I don't think that ever happened to her. I think she's stronger than Deena."
This picture is HILARIOUS lol.
britney's album sales are also trending down, way down...from 10 million for the first to 2 million for the last one...she'll be lucky to go gold with her new one. beyonce is a superstar...but the haters won't ever let facts get in their way of their hating...
"Yo mama is so fat she can't even jump to a conclusion!"
"The weakest link is the stunning Knowles. The camera clearly loves her, and her singing is not in contention, but as an actress, she has a vapid quality."
(Adjective) Offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging
LMFAO! I love it!
That was retarded...
...in a great way!
I cant wait until I see Dreamgirls
Homosexuals + computer games = fraggotgaming.com
beyonce wears fur
That just totally made me piss myself laughing. How delightfully stupid and amazing!
YAAAAAAAAY! Omg that video was so awesome! I loved the "another you" choices that kept coming up like Hilary or Obama or the president from West Wing, LMAO!
...to the left, Bush. See ya.
...Just Wait And See...
Love it, Thanks for posting!
Americans United for Separation of church and state
LOL. It's Bush's B-day.
I find the ambiguous term 'B-Day' offensive!
That was funny. Unfortunately I'm not a fan of either Beyonce or Bush. And after the ignorant homophobic rants of Jennifer Hudson, I will pass on Dreamgirls. Stop putting your money in the pockets of people who actually spew ignorance on their own. They have no love for the gay community.
Secondly, you must either be ignorant illiterate to think that Jennifer Hudson is homphobic, or that her comments were a "rant".
You need to go back and read the interview again, this time thinking about what you're reading as opposed to what the manipulative journalist wanted you to see.
the video sucks!
there is nothing to LOVE about it!
but beyonce is damn fit and love her songs!
Oh wait. There's Eric Dane! Thanks for the link!
Maybe I'm just slow, but can someone explain to me why Beyonce is disqualified, I didn't get it.
Not that I think she should win, but I am just curious of Oscar rules.
Basically, the Oscars have a rule that only 3 people can be awarded statuettes for Best Original Song. Beyonce is billed as the fourth writer (which is probably because she did little to nothing).
sigh...this will never stop. don't hate...appreciate.
"Yo mama is so fat she can't even jump to a conclusion!"
Ahhh, I see now, thanks SunoftheSkye, I get it now.
I bet she had nothing to do with the song writing, most likely she just threw her name on it to seem like she did.
That sucks. Beyonce should be nominated if she collaborated on LISTEN. Well, that's showbiz.
How can you seriously hand out an Oscar to FOUR people for a song that's 3 minutes and 48 seconds. The rule says that only the PRINCIPAL contributors shall be awarded.
Beyonce HERSELF has said that the song was already written when she came on board. The damn thing was in the script. There's no way possible for her to be a principal contributor if she only tweaked what was already there.Only the principal composer(s) or songwriter(s) responsible for the conception and execution of the work as a whole shall be eligible for an award. This expressly excludes from eligibility all of the following:
b) partial contributors (e.g., any writer not responsible for the overall design of the work)
c) contributors working on speculation
d) scores diluted by the use of tracked themes or other pre-existing music
e) scores diminished in impact by the predominant use of songs
f) scores assembled from the music of more than one composer.
Beyonce's disqualified from life.
Look as Oprah said in THE COLOR PURPLE, "I Luzz Beyonce, God Nozz I do." But bitch does not deserve to win for this song. It's already been stated that her contribution was minor and papa Knowles was forcing her name to be added.
No hate, just love.
Welll if she didn't write the song then Beyonce does NOT deserve the songwriting credit.
Well technically she wasn't disqualified since she wasn't even qualified to begin with.
Can't say that I feel bad.
right or wrong, superstar singers have learned from whitney's mistake and make sure their name is on ever song they sing. why? cause whitney never did and while she made millions, tens of millions, she missed out on the real money...publishing (combine that with all the crack smoking and the poor bitch has lost her mansion in new jersey). so you're all criticizing beyonce for something every single singer on her level does now to get residuals...
and sunofthesky has three other threads bashing beyonce so consider the source.
"Yo mama is so fat she can't even jump to a conclusion!"
If Dreamgirls was supposed to be all about The Supremes, and how America disliked Diana Ross now, shouldn't Beyonce learn something and not be Diana? Look at that controversy regarding her being the Best Actress and Jennifer as Best Supporting Actress.
I'll bet someone is throwing a major "Hissy fit".
I just hope Naomis maid isn't working for her Beyonce) now.
Diva temper tantrums. I'm so glad we gay men are different (smile).
Holy crap! As much as I've had fun these past few weeks poking fun at Ms. Knowles, I WAS rooting for her to be nominated for Best Song at this year's Oscars and I really thought she had a good chance of actually winning one (for the song-not the acting). Wow I wonder what the Knowles Camp is thinking right now.....the fury of Matthew will be unleashed LOL.
***missin' my jub*** xoxo