Beyonce “angry and disappointed” after wearing ‘blood diamond’
Diamonds aren't Beyonce's best friend.
Beyonce faced backlash for wearing a controversial necklace in a new campaign for the luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co.
this is not just “a necklace” it’s a blood diamond that was mined off the blood of south africans, if they didn’t meet their quota their hands and feet were mutilated or were just killed. beyoncé doesn’t have the timeline “up in arms”, nobody should wear the diamond https://t.co/YgsxDtvnTv— h! (@movingnostalgia) August 24, 2021
Reportedly, Beyonce is “angry and disappointed” after the £22.9 million diamond she wore in a new campaign for Tiffany & Co was allegedly a ‘blood diamond’.
Beyoncé wearing the iconic Tiffany Stone alongside Jay Z and a never-before-seen painting by Basquiat💎 pic.twitter.com/um5KSlfDf2— Blk Girl Culture (@blkgirlculture) August 23, 2021
Beyonce is the fourth ever person to wear the Blood Diamond, after socialite Mary Whitehouse wore it in 1957, followed by Audrey Hepburn in 1961, and more recently, Lady Gaga donned the necklace at the Oscars in 2019.