Topic: beyonce

This Adorable Blue Ivy Story Can’t Trick Me Into Understanding Gucci’s Confusing New Charity

This Adorable Blue Ivy Story Can't Trick Me Into Understanding Gucci's Confusing New Charity

Beyoncé for queen of pop, president of the United States, and mother of the year: In a sweet new video snippet, the pop star says, “I’m telling my daughter every day, ‘You know you can be president. You know it’s possible.” SO CUTE. Unfortunately the adorable clip is part of a video that represents the worst in banal celebrity activism. More »

LEAKED! Hacker Reveals Data About Top Celebrities And Government Officials

LEAKED! Hacker Reveals Data About Top Celebrities And Government Officials

A hacker has published what appears to be private information — including Social Security numbers — of celebrities and potentially of top government officials, Anthony McCartney of The Associated Press reports.

The website — first published on RT — lists Social Security numbers attributed to first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as well as celebrities including Jay-Z (aka Shawn Carter), Ashton KutcherDonald Trump, and others. More »

The Best Songs About Working

The Best Songs About Working

Just about every Friday, I get the 1981 Loverboy song ”Working For the Weekend” in my head, and then hate myself. It’s an awful song. That’s why I loved stumbling across this YouTube-enhanced list at the Pessimist of the 20 greatest work songs. For one thing, because it does not include “Working for the Weekend.” But it does include some classics, like Dolly Parton‘s “9 to 5″, along with some gems I never would have thought of, including Loretta Lynn‘s homemaker heartbreaker, “One’s On the Way.” Oh, and our personal favorite: Uncle Tupelo’s “Grindstone.”
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3 Inspiring Moments In The Beyonce Documentary

3 Inspiring Moments In The Beyonce Documentary

Saturday night, HBO aired “Life Is But a Dream,” a documentary about Beyonceproduced by Beyonce and directed by Beyonce. Beyonce was also pretty much the only person who spoke. It was pretty self-indulgent. As the Fug Girls tweeted, “I would rather hold out for the Beyonce documentary that isn’t directed and produced BY Beyonce.” And, you know, fair enough. But also: BEYONCE. Here are our picks for top-three awesome moments from the Beyonce documentary, including Beyonce on the wage gap (kinda-sorta).
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Watch Beyonce, Alicia Keys And Jennifer Hudson’s Big Super Bowl Performances

Watch Beyonce, Alicia Keys And Jennifer Hudson's Big Super Bowl Performances

Last night, we watched three talented women achieve three career milestones at the Super Bowl. Pop queen Beyonce, who had something to prove after her lip-synched inauguration performance; unstoppable Alicia Keys, who confessed she’d been “rehearsing it like a maniac,” and Jennifer Hudson, given the difficult emotional task of leading a children’s choir from Sandy Hook Elementary School in America the Beautiful. (Oh, yeah, there was also a football game, apparently?) Watch all three big-time performances below. More »

Will Beyonce’s Lip-Synching Hurt Her Career?

Will Beyonce's Lip-Synching Hurt Her Career?

It was the news heard round the world, or at least the twittersphere: Beyoncé lip-synched her stunning rendition of the National Anthem at President Obama‘s inauguration on Monday. Now, other pop stars are responding, with 2009 inauguration singer Aretha Franklin saying she “cracked up” upon hearing the news. Will news of Beyonce’s lip synching damage her professional reputation? More »