Swizz Beats Posts Epic Instagram Rant Defending Alicia Keys And Her Makeup-Free VMAs Look

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At the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, Alicia Keys made headlines by doing something no other female star did that night. She didn't wear a hint of makeup.

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Although many championed the songstress for staying true to her #NoMakeup pledge, which she declared in Lena Dunham's newsletter earlier this summer, others shamed her with misogynistic comments.


Now, just two days after the awards, Keys' husband Swizz Beatz is standing up for his wife and he's not afraid to shut down the haters.

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In a video posted to Instagram, the rapper tries to make sense of the debate surrounding his wife's decision to forgo makeup over the past few months.

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"Not your face, but they didn’t put makeup on their face because they just didn’t feel like wearing makeup. But you mad because that person didn’t put on makeup to please you? Type of shit is this? Cause you can do whatever you wanna do," Beatz said in the video.

"She didn’t tell y’all don’t wear no makeup. She just said that she’s not vibin’ with the makeup all the way 100 per cent like that. That’s kinda her thing that she wanna do."

As for Alicia? She just wants you to "do you," makeup or no makeup.

So there you have it, haters. Alicia's decision has nothing to do with her trying to tackle issues in the cosmetic industry or YOU. It's just her choice and she feels most beautiful without it.

Honestly, we'll just be sitting here waiting for Alicia to reveal her skincare routine.

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