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Beyonce's Publicist Wants These Unflattering Photos from the Super Bowl Removed from the Internet

By Dustin Rowles | Trade News | February 6, 2013 | Comments ()


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How many times did you say, "Dayum" during last Sunday night's half-time performance? Through sheer repetition of the word, I actually dented the roof of my mouth with my tongue. I think we can all agree that, whatever you think of Beyonce as a person, or even as a musician, lady is fine. It doesn't matter how attractive are, it's impossible to avoid unflattering photos, unless you're Nathan Fillion, of course. People eat, they make faces, and they blink, and sometimes the camera catches you at just the wrong moment.

When there are literally thousands of photos being taken of you at the one of the most popular events of the year, and you're dancing, grunting, grinding, etc., the camera is gonna catch you at a bad moment. It's inevitable. There were a ton of photos of Beyonce from the Super Bowl, and as they do, Buzzfeed did one of their picture galleries from the Super Bowl. The next day, however, they received an email from Beyonce's publicist asking them to remove several of those photos (via Gawker).

"Thanks for taking my call. As discussed, there are some unflattering photos on your current feed that we are respectfully asking you to change. I am certain that you will be able to find some better photos.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/lyapalater/the-fiercest-moments-from-beyonces-halftime-show

The worst are #5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 19 and 22.

Thank you very much.

Yvette

Now, what happens when a publicist asks to have photos removed FROM THE INTERNET? Those photos are made even more prolific on the Internet. Nice move, PR lady. Who is not going to want to see which photos were so unflattering that a publicist asked them to be removed?

Are they unflattering? I guess, for Beyonce. But then a couple of them gave me the vapors.

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(Source: Buzzfeed)




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  • Buck Forty

    These photos represent the reality of the only chance I'll get with Beyonce: high on something, horny as hell, and driven by lust. (Hey, I see what I want to see, ok?)
    She'd totally break me in half but I know it would be worth it.

  • Lol, you can't remove a picture from the internet. The internet won't allow it.

  • Are they worked up? is this a case of P155 poor PR? or is it actually very very clever/sneaky marketing as you say

    "what happens when a publicist asks to have photos removed FROM THE
    INTERNET? Those photos are made even more prolific on the Internet. Nice
    move, PR lady"

  • googergieger

    *looks at pics*

    I don't know, guys. Say what you will about her/him. I still say RuPaul is getting better with age.

  • LibraryChick

    I have seen RuPaul in person (though not in drag, sadly). RuPaul would wear a more enchanting outfit. This is just a sad variation of Cher's outfit for the music video If I Could Turn Back Time.

  • whoknew4

    Those pictures depict exactly what audiences saw. . . a hunching dance act. None of the songs were memorable. Would Jennifer Hudson or Whitney Houston ever perform like that? No. They had more class. And please. . . no more God Bless You to the audience when we've just seen between her legs. YUK.

  • YourBaloneyDontGotNoSecondName

    my best pictures aren't even 10% as hellaciously amazingly awesome as any of these. day-um!

  • Mrs. Julien

    She's going to have lots of free time to figure it out.

  • CDs Nutts

    I don't think Beyoncé's publicist understands the internet.

  • Slash

    She does look kinda like she's trying to get the Tina Turner role in the reboot of "Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome." Not that there's anything wrong with that.

  • poopnado

    Whatever these are definitely my fav photos of Bey. I love it when she looks like she's going to kill and then eat me.

  • Oh holy God these are a GIFT. I want the internet to write in "HURRRRRR" at every one of them and then I will be SO HAPPY.

  • DarthCorleone

    I imagine the third one is what she looks like when she jumps out from around a corner to scare someone.

  • e jerry powell

    Any excuse for more pageviews of Nathan Fillion's bubble butt, right?

  • Sirilicious

    Thank you Dustin for that awesome Nathan post. I hadn't noticed before, but yeah, the man is unflappable.

    I found one where he is at least a bit derpy, but i don't know when you originally posted the article, so maybe this one came after.

  • PerpetualIntern

    Um, he STILL looks great in that pic.

  • apsutter

    She needs to stop tweaking her nose! It's starting to look freakin ridiculous and it's a very slippery slope to Michael jackson town.

  • ,

    They're probably more worried about the seeming size of her thighs than her bitchface in that last one. They look huge, bigger than her waist. Man, I ain't getting between THOSE skull-crushers.

  • Kballs

    Wait, so you want a women whose hips are SMALLER than her waist? Either you want a larger woman (nothing wrong there but I doubt it considering your obvious discomfort with large women parts) or you are just talking nonsense. I bet you like big calves and little thighs. Big toes and little feet. Big necks and little heads.

    Good luck in your search.

  • Mrs. Julien

    Thanks for the update!

    Could someone please add Beyonce to the "," Doesn't Find Her Sexually Attractive List? Alphabetical order please and, again, anyone who actually lists Jolie under "Succubus, Angelina" will get such a pranging!

  • AHodges

    I can't be the only one who is sick of people reducing women to the sum of our parts, as if being eye candy is our singular purpose in life.

  • Mrs. Julien

    I'm eye broccoli myself.

  • Salieri2

    Eye kale, here. Good for your colon, little strong for a salad.

  • BobbFrapples

    Oh, the memes that can be made from these pictures!

  • bleujayone

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  • AHodges

    Magnets, bitch!

  • Sara_Tonin00

    I bet Prescott Pharmaceuticals has a cure for it...

  • Mrs. Julien

    Side effects of Monsieur Net may include:

    1. Maginot Lines
    2. Hysterical Sleeping
    3. Deification of Extremities
    4. Cogent Malapropism

  • Sara_Tonin00

    Now, now, Cogent Malapropism has *got* to be a racehorse name.

  • jocelyn

    If only my unflattering photos looked so hot!

  • Mrs. Julien

    Did my cover get blown?

  • screamingturnip

    It's an actual request, a polite one. Sure it's delusional, but this is a guy who sees Harvey not the Son of Sam. Let's be tolerant of nice crazy.

  • Wembley

    Just to be safe, shouldn't we remove ALL pictures of Beyonce from EVERYWHERE, for all time? And extend it to Jasie and the test-tube toddler as well?

  • mswas

    Let me fix that for her:

    "As discussed, there are some unflattering photos on your current feed that we are respectfully stupidly asking you to change."

    Much better.

  • Jerce

    Pic #4 is about to become my Facebook profile photo.

  • VonnegutSlut

    I wonder if that was the face she made while giving birth to Blue Ivy™.

  • bleujayone

    You mean the face she gave while looking up the vajooter of the person she hired to birth Blue Ivy™.

  • VonnegutSlut

    You're so right. "Giving birth" is such a loose term after all, right? I do not think-it-a means what Beyonce think-it-a means...

  • BWeaves

    Is she supposed to be singing, because that microphone is nowhere near her mouth?

    Oh, wait. Is she pulling an "inauguration?"

  • So they wanted to get rid of any photo where she looks fierce, even though that's one of her trademarks? Do they not know what fierce means?

  • David Sorenson

    Does it mean "uncomfortably gassy?" That's what I got from the photos. I mean those are the faces I make when I'm having some digestive issues. Especially when I'm wearing that outfit.

  • F'mal DeHyde

    Maybe it's me but all these beautiful young women are starting to look the same. Shakira, Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez to a certain extent. It's confusing.

  • Mrs. Julien

    That's a pretty high class problem to have.

  • F'mal DeHyde

    What, that they look similar or that I'm confused?

  • Mrs. Julien

    That there are so many beautiful women.

  • Mrs. Julien

    Does this mean Beyonce is going to try to bogart "The Streisand Effect" in the same way she attempted to with the Etta James song At Last?

  • Mrs. Julien

    I love that header photo. I remember specifically noticing her muscle tone and that was my "DAYUM!". I've reached a point where seeing people who are incredibly fit/have beautiful bodies has moved from "what an amazing body" to "wow, they must work really hard to maintain that", except La Bellucci. She renders me speechless.

  • Kballs

    If you look closely enough, you can see the butterfly.

  • TherecanbeonlyoneAdmin

    Delightful pelvis
    Thrusting forcefully forward
    Damn I wet myself

  • F'mal DeHyde

    Sexy haiku is the BEST.

  • dizzylucy

    Yeah, that publicist is about to get fired.

  • OldRod

    But they are ok with the one where she flashed her nipple? (the animated gif on the buzzfeed page)

  • Kballs

    They seem offended by any pics containing a murderous and/or aggressive look. Her nipple just wants a hug so they'll let it slide.

  • L.O.V.E.

    Actually, her nipples are considered "fierce" and have been known to "cut a bitch".

  • Kballs

    Half of her performance was done in Full Stank Face so I don't know what they're all worked up about. And any moves/pictures/clothing/thoughts that highlight a hot woman's vagina is fine with me.

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