Beyonce Super Bowl

Why Celebrity Activists Matter

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 02.11.2017 | Canada Living
Joshua Ostroff

From the moment Beyoncé walked off the Super Bowl stage, halftime show sticking out of her back pocket after broadcasting black power imagery and black pride lyrics to an audience of 112 million people, the backlash began. From boycotts to criticism from senators and pundits alike, the goal here is to intimidate the pop star into silence because she holds power. But here's the thing; celebrity activists matter. Being an artist does not mean that you cannot speak out about injustice, but critics push that agenda because having a following for your art does mean that people might actually listen when you do.

Toronto City Councillor Walks Back Controversial Beyonce Remarks

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 02.10.2016 | Canada Politics

"If someone wore bullets and supported (a radical group) here, they would not be welcomed in the United States."

Beyonce Paid Tribute To Black Panthers At Super Bowl 50

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 02.08.2016 | Canada Style

Berets and black leather made for an unmistakable homage.

Beyonce Upstages Coldplay At Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 02.09.2016 | Canada Living

She transformed San Francisco's Bay Area into the "Bey Area."

Beyoncé Pays Tribute To Michael Jackson At Super Bowl

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 02.07.2016 | Canada Style

Long live the king (and queen) of pop.

Channing Tatum Totally Cheats At 'Lip Sync Battle' By Bringing Out Beyonce

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada Living

Can anyone really beat the Queen?

Beyonce Is Returning To The Super Bowl Halftime Show

CP | Mesfin Fekadu, The Associated Press | Posted 01.07.2016 | Canada Living


Beyonce Rocks Super Sheer Dress (Rawr!)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada Style

If we couldn't have Beyonce Super Bowl Halftime Part 2, then by God we're going to have a Beyonce Super Bowl Pre-Party Extravaganza. The "Partition...


The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Style

First there was the Spice Girls reunion at the London Olympics 2012. And then, on Sunday night, in honour of Super Bowl XLVII, Destiny's Child -- yes,...

Beyonce Goes XXX At Super Bowl Half Time Show (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Style

While most sports fans spent their Sunday evening betting on who'd win Super Bowl XLVII — the Baltimore Ravens or the San Francisco 49ers — many a...