After Beyonce’s performance at Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome on Wednesday, the singer took a nice littler break and stopped by the Anne Frank Museum.
The 32-year-old, who sported a blue hat and a chambray shirt, posted a few images on Instagram of herself at the exhibit. In one snapshot, the Grammy Award winner can be seen standing by a picture of Frank sitting at her desk. “I’ll make my voice heard. I’ll go out into the world and work for mankind. 11 April 1944,” a message inscribed on the wall read.
In another picture, the Queen Bey sits, crouched below a wall filled with sweet pictures of the late Holocaust victim.
The Anne Frank House was so thrilled that Beyonce and Jay Z stopped by, they posted this message on Facebook:
“American singer Beyonce and rapper & producer Jay Z visited the Anne Frank House today. They were more than an hour inside and very impressed by their visit to the hiding place of Anne Frank.”
The museum included an image of the singer signing the guest book.
Exclusive: Sorry, Folks, Diddy Did NOT Offer H&M Model A Contract
Last week rumors started circulating that Diddy had offered Liam Mango, the young model featured in the H&M ad a Sean John modeling contract. Unfortunately those reports, as sweet as they sound, aren’t true.
Diddy spoke to reporters backstage before a tapping of his new show The Four and clarified what really happened.
“I didn’t actually offer a modeling contract to him I told my people to reach out to him so we could use him in the next shoot that we do,” he explained. “But with that being said, I think that what we’re seeing is just a general insensitivity to how we feel you know. I think that H&M is going to feel the results of that.”
H&M has issued an official apology for featuring Mango on their website in a “Coolest Monkey In The Jungle” hoodie, saying in a statement : “We sincerely apologize for offending people with this image of a printed hooded top. The image has been removed from all online channels and the product will not be for sale in the United States. We believe in diversity and inclusion in all that we do and will be reviewing all our internal policies accordingly to avoid any future issues.”
After photos of the young boy hit the web, folks started speaking out against the retailer calling them racist and insensitive. But one person not feeling that way was Mango’s mother. She posted her thoughts Facebook questioning what all the fuss is about. “I really don’t understand but not coz am choosing not to but because it’s not my way of thinking, sorry.”
She and the boys father Terry Odhiambo have since had a change of heart appearing on ITV on Monday, saying they don’t think that there’s ever an “overreaction when it comes to racism”.
They also said they’ve had to move from their home in Sweden, and haven’t been able to live a normal life since the controversy started.
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