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'Unflattering' photos of Beyoncé during Super Bowl's halftime show become instant meme
http://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | February 8 2013 | OLIVIA FLEMING

Posted on 02/09/2013 8:51:43 AM PST by Para-Ord.45

An 'unflattering' picture of Beyoncé performing at the Super Bowl's halftime show has transformed into a fully-fledged meme; one to rival McKayla Maroney's now-iconic 'Not Impressed' scowl. After Beyoncé's publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, emailed Buzzfeed earlier this week to ask that the site 'respectfully change' several images of her client to 'some better photos' from the halftime show, her attempt backfired in epic proportions. Buzzfeed published the email, and in the Internet phenomenon known as the Streisand Effect, one image in particular circulated so virulently it became an instant meme.

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KEYWORDS: beyonc; beyonce; meme; mua
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1 posted on 02/09/2013 8:51:47 AM PST by Para-Ord.45
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To: miliantnutcase; shibumi; Dr.Zoidberg

LOLOL


3 posted on 02/09/2013 8:59:24 AM PST by Salamander (We're all kinds of animals comin' round here...occasional demons, too.)
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To: Para-Ord.45
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LMAO!

4 posted on 02/09/2013 8:59:59 AM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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5 posted on 02/09/2013 9:00:46 AM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: Para-Ord.45

That is Obama in his Sunday best.


6 posted on 02/09/2013 9:01:26 AM PST by deadrock
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To: miliantnutcase

ZOIDBERG!

She is vulgar looking and no, I wouldn’t hit it.


7 posted on 02/09/2013 9:01:34 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Say goodbye, Beyoncé.


8 posted on 02/09/2013 9:01:43 AM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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9 posted on 02/09/2013 9:01:56 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: Para-Ord.45

So I’m confused. Is she supposed to be black?


10 posted on 02/09/2013 9:04:15 AM PST by Mercat (Never laugh at live dragons)
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To: Mercat
"So I’m confused. Is she supposed to be black?"

I'm confused, too. Is she supposed to be entertaining?

12 posted on 02/09/2013 9:07:13 AM PST by Baynative (I'm reading a book about anti-gravity. I can't put it down.)
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To: Para-Ord.45

There are some pretty funny ‘shops at the source....


13 posted on 02/09/2013 9:08:38 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Para-Ord.45
I'm a single lady
14 posted on 02/09/2013 9:11:38 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (If you want to ring the bell - you got to swing the hammer hard!)
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15 posted on 02/09/2013 9:12:26 AM PST by grasshopper2
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To: Para-Ord.45
"Get out of that crazy costume and I'll buy you a Coke." Col. Bat Guano
16 posted on 02/09/2013 9:15:00 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Para-Ord.45
it looks like it's passing a stone...
17 posted on 02/09/2013 9:17:06 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Baynative

Ever watch any of those black comedians on Com Channel?
B-ounce, is just expressing that “culture’s” vulgarity and In Yo face pissedoffishness.


18 posted on 02/09/2013 9:19:24 AM PST by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: Para-Ord.45

When a woman wears outfits like that, assumes positions like that, and makes faces like that in front of thousands of people with cameras and cellphones, it’s a little silly to think that she can later control the images that emerge.


19 posted on 02/09/2013 9:26:45 AM PST by A_perfect_lady
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To: Baynative

I’d rather watch the high school marching band that came in 24th in the North Dakota marching band competition than watch what passes for half time Super Bowl entertainment these days.


20 posted on 02/09/2013 9:28:11 AM PST by Past Your Eyes (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it.)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Yuck, but you gotta admit the “SheHulk” is funny, the rest not so.


21 posted on 02/09/2013 9:31:05 AM PST by izzatzo
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To: Para-Ord.45

"....I'm guessin any trips to the UK have been postponnned"

22 posted on 02/09/2013 9:34:47 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Past Your Eyes

Superbowl halftime entertainment was pretty harmless into the ‘80s and didn’t become degenerate until well into the ‘90s.

http://www.nfl.com/superbowl/history/entertainment


23 posted on 02/09/2013 9:40:01 AM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Past Your Eyes
I’d rather watch the high school marching band that came in 24th in the North Dakota marching band competition than watch what passes for half time Super Bowl entertainment these days.

Bring it on!

Have them do the Star Spangled Banner while you're at it, instead of some "personal" rendition by the low-life talent that usually performs it (notice the absence of the word sing).

First Super Bowl I ever intentionally did not watch, not even the highlights on ESPN or the evening news. Cannot stand the Ravens, especially Ray Lewis.

And the QB for the 49'ers looks like he should be in an orange jumpsuit or an NBA uniform with his tattoos, goatee and end-zone celebration. What a revolting spectacle!

And why bother to watch it just for the commercials? They will be running for the next six months any way.

24 posted on 02/09/2013 9:43:51 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: RetSignman
i repeat, it looks like it's passing a stone, or trying to...

are those tracks on the arms

26 posted on 02/09/2013 9:54:26 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: N. Theknow

And I won`t even get into the murder he was involved in:

If everyone is secretly suspicious of so many athletic achievements in the 21st century, why aren’t we talking about it?

“Why isn’t anyone questioning Ray Lewis’s miraculous recovery from a torn triceps muscle? At age 37, not only did he recover in 10 weeks from an injury that usually takes 6 months minimum for recovery, but, upon returning, he played at a higher level than before he was injured. Are sports ‘journalists’ incapable of learning from their own mistakes (we JUST HAD both the Baseball HOF vote and Lance admitting to steroid use), or is the sport just bigger than the truth?”

When Bertrand Berry and Ty Warren suffered a complete tear of their triceps, it took them six months to recover. When Arizona left tackle Levi Brown suffered a complete tear of his triceps in August 2012, the Cardinals immediately put him on their season-ending injured list. When Ray Lewis suffered a complete tear of his triceps in mid-October, we thought he was finished for the season … only he returned to action a little more than two months later. During the third month of his “recovery,” he made 17 tackles in a double-overtime playoff game in Denver. In 13-degree weather. At age 37.

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8904906/daring-ask-ped-question


27 posted on 02/09/2013 9:57:30 AM PST by Para-Ord.45
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Please keep ‘em coming! Thank you all very much!

28 posted on 02/09/2013 9:59:51 AM PST by RedMDer (Support Free Republic)
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To: Mercat
Is she supposed to be black?

She used to be....

29 posted on 02/09/2013 10:01:52 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon or just throw her from the train......)
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To: Chode

Epic failed Tina Turner wanna be who ends up looking like on of those derp ermhagurd memes:

http://25.media.tumblr.com/b4baf5bb55e9eba9074fb8ed6a3a242e/tumblr_mhvhxyg8b41rodhzko1_500.jpg

http://d22zlbw5ff7yk5.cloudfront.net/images/cm-49075-051140708afc18.jpeg


30 posted on 02/09/2013 10:04:32 AM PST by Para-Ord.45
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To: Para-Ord.45
it better be careful or it's face might stay that way...
31 posted on 02/09/2013 10:10:25 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Mercat

She, like Michelle Obama, apparently has opted for “white” hair.

Why don’t black people question that?


32 posted on 02/09/2013 10:14:13 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Uh, I don’t want to sound uninformed, but who is Beyonce?


33 posted on 02/09/2013 10:14:13 AM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Chode

34 posted on 02/09/2013 10:17:55 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Doesn’t anyone use spell-check anymore? Isn’t her name Beyond?

Besides, who/what is she?

She started to play during the Super Bowl Half-Time and her ‘show’ put me into such a sound snooze I finally awakened in time to see the Raven safety and the end of the game.


35 posted on 02/09/2013 10:21:28 AM PST by x1stcav (Man up! We're all going to have to become Samuel Whittemores.)
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To: UCANSEE2
LOL...
36 posted on 02/09/2013 10:24:46 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Para-Ord.45

ExLax oughta get her under contract for commercials...


37 posted on 02/09/2013 10:30:53 AM PST by fattigermaster (If the tiger feasts, the jackal profits...when tigers sleep, the jackals rule.)
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To: grasshopper2

That’s not “unflattering” at all! Lucha Libre!


38 posted on 02/09/2013 10:31:21 AM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Para-Ord.45

In our area, Celtic Woman was playing at halftime on a different channel. I had the choice between sexualization or inspiration and chose the inspiration.

They were excellent in their “new” program “believe”.


39 posted on 02/09/2013 10:35:30 AM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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40 posted on 02/09/2013 10:55:32 AM PST by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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To: ought-six
who is Beyonce?

Put me on the "don't know don't care list" also. During halftime I glanced at the TV, and thought they hired a black transvestite for the entertainment. The ExLax comment upthread was funny and appropriate.
41 posted on 02/09/2013 10:59:25 AM PST by SpaceBar
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42 posted on 02/09/2013 11:00:48 AM PST by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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43 posted on 02/09/2013 11:07:14 AM PST by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: Para-Ord.45

Y’all need to get over your obsession with Ray.
He was more of a liability to the Ravens than an asset.
Vernon Davis owned him. Frank Gore owned him. The niners O line owned him. He looked like Manti T’eo in the Alabama game grabbing at air.


44 posted on 02/09/2013 11:09:31 AM PST by Palio di Siena
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To: Mad Dawgg
Da stooopid, it burns... maybe she could advertize for Vagisil!

45 posted on 02/09/2013 11:13:57 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Nateman

Honestly, I don’t know what the big deal is with that skanky ho. I wouldn’t give her the time of day.


46 posted on 02/09/2013 11:21:15 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: Chode

What is it now with celebrities that man act more like women and women act more like men?


47 posted on 02/09/2013 11:24:51 AM PST by dfwgator
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48 posted on 02/09/2013 11:32:30 AM PST by fattigermaster (If the tiger feasts, the jackal profits...when tigers sleep, the jackals rule.)
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To: chris37

I remember thinking she looked like a dominatrix and not sexy at all despite the physical attributes. After she was done and the applause cranked in, she was flushed in a way that appeared sexual in nature. I long for the days when a vocalist was high on the like list because of the vocal abilities and not for being a peddler of soft porn while being mediocre in the tubes.


49 posted on 02/09/2013 11:33:03 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: dfwgator
good question, dope? liberal mentality?? many are fags and dykes??? all the above????
50 posted on 02/09/2013 11:38:34 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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