Beyoncé got naked and went for bronze on the cover of Flaunt magazine as she got covered in glitter body paint. In the interview inside, Mrs. Carter talked about being a gay icon, criticism surrounding her Pepsi deal and more.
On Being a gay icon like Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Cher, and Madonna
“I’m flattered if I’m in the company of those great women. I think they love that we are bold, unafraid to love, and flaunt our sexuality and strength.”
On the balance between your career objectives and your philanthropy
Pepsi is a brand I’ve grown up seeing my heroes collaborate with. The company respects musicians and artistry. I wouldn’t encourage any person, especially a child, to live life without balance. When you work out, take care of your body, rehearse as hard as I rehearsed in the commercial, I think it’s great to have a Pepsi or Diet Pepsi when you want one. It’s all about choices.