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WHY NICKI MINAJ’S PROVOCATIVE WAX FIGURE IS PROBLEMATIC [COMMENTARY]

Nicki Minaj achieved yet another great feat in her career with her very first wax figure at the Madame Tussauds museum in Las Vegas. This makes the Queens MC the first female rapper to do so. Minaj, 32, celebrated the achievement on her Instagram, calling the wax figure “iconic.” The life-like figurine depicts Minaj on all fours with her now famous booty tooted in the upright position. The depiction replicates the rapper’s controversial “Anaconda” video, in which she and a team of dancers shake their butts in female solidarity. In just 11 days it got over 100 million views. But while… Continue Reading

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PIPE DOWN AND GET OVER BEYONCÉ’S NUDITY

Like every year, the fashion at the MET Gala made the whole social media world stop. The evening’s Chinese theme inspired an array of sartorial expressions, from Rihanna’s show-stopping yellow fur cape, to Solange’s out-of-the-box Chinese fan creation. No female guests, however, garnered more attention than Beyoncé, who wore a jeweled, nude Givenchy couture gown. Reactions to the entertainer’s dress varied from “she SHUT DOWN the red carpet!” to “Blah.” Most were more on the affirmative side. But as in most cases, many accused Beyoncé of showing too much skin. Some critics felt the singer was screaming for attention, while… Continue Reading