John Legend spoke his mind on Tuesday and defended what was perceived as some serious hater-ation following Beck’s shocking Grammy win.
During Sunday night’s show, Kim Kardashian posted an usie of she, Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen making silly faces with the cation:
“This is the Beck won that award face?!?!?!”
Legend later took to Twitter to defend himself against the post, tweeting:
“Congrats to all winners, including @beck. Much respect. That selfie was taken before Album of the Year was announced.” He added, “Not that being shocked he won would have been a sin. Every article I’ve read about it said it was surprising. He’s still a great artist.”
Beck’s Album of the Year win was shocking to many, including Kanye West, who appeared to be the most bothered by Beck beating out Beyonce. “I don’t know what he said, all I know is if the Grammys want real artists to keep coming back, they need to stop playing with us,” Ye told E! during the Grammy after party. “We ain’t gonna play with them no more. ‘Flawless,’ Beyoncé video. Beck needs to respect artistry and he should have given his award to Beyoncé, and at this point, we tired of it,” ‘Ye began to say with his usual intensity.”
Beck didn’t seem to mind Kanye’s comments, telling People, “You can’t please everybody. I still love him and think he’s genius. I aspire to what he does. How many great records has he put out in the last five years, right?”
The Good, Bad And Ug… Less Flattering At The NAACP Image Awards
This year, the NAACP Image Awards were held on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. As we all know, Dr. King had a dream, and for many on the red carpet it was a dream come true. But unfortunately, there were some nightmares … fashion nightmares.
Here’s our list of then stars who were hot and those who left us bothered. First, let’s start with the hot…
And it doesn’t get hotter than Halle Berry showing half her body. Ms. Berry slayed in this Reem Acra gown reminding then youngin’s that she’s still got it.
And speaking of youngin’s A Wrinkle In Time star Storm Reid may be relatively new to the game, but she showed up on the carpet looking like a vet in this adorable Yanina number.
Yara Shahidi also showed up serving #BlackGirlMagic in this beautiful Vera Wang dress.
And Kerry Washington killed it, also wearing black, in this Michael Kors stunner.
But as we know, with the good comes the bad, and the bad this time around came courtesy…
Danielle Brooks, we love our Orange Is The New Black boo, but this Michael Costello look just didn’t work for her.
We also love Ava DuVernay, but unfortunately this Greta Constatine jumpsuit didn’t have us jumping for joy.
Lil Mama left us wanting more in this navy blue feathery frock … actually it may be her hair that left us disappointed.
And adding to our disappointment was Letoya Luckett wearing a purple gown that had scallops and bows and slits … oh my!
Do you agree with our hots and nots?
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