Saturday, April 25, 2009
THE MANY FACES OF BEYONCE
Some people have mastered the "plaster smile" in that every time you see them they're consistent expression begins to look more and more phony. Everyone may not see this as "scary" as I do, but personally I can't help wondering "does this person have any other emotions?" As a Beyonce critic ever since the "A-Bomb" SOLDIER, I can't remember a moment when Sasha Fierce showed anything off stage but a plastered smile; that is until recent months. This leads me to the question: Is Beyonce really happy?
Hailed as the "I'm every woman" of this era," (replacing the distraught Whitney Houston) Beyonce has probably influenced more American women then Michelle Obama. Even at the Inauguration some speculated that BEY was eyeing Barak, and possibly getting the First Lady jealous, which shows the "Sasha Fierce Effect" on American women. For a person to be held in such high regard it is not uncommon for them to maintain a certain disposition every time you see them no matter how they are "really feeling" (as in the case of Beyonce). So in pealing back some of the 'hype,' who is Beyonce; really?
A childhood prodigy of an intense father (similar to that of the Jackson's daddy), who clearly rebelled against her daddy's wishes (she married Jay Z), and promotes an alter ego; all signs of "internal emotional issues." The three most compelling pieces of evidence I have to support my theory are as follows: 1) the lyrics to FLAWS AND ALL, 2) Her emotional breakdown following the singing of the Etta James classic 'At Last,' and 3) the sheer passion on screen from her new movie Obsessed; all indications that the "I'm every woman" of this era is headed towards a major emotional breakdown. I could be wrong, but it would be wise for JAY and BEY to begin couseling just to be proactive. What do you think?
Written by Bee Quiet