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Jay Z Should Get Beyoncé to Cover Up, Says Minister Louis Farrakhan


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Many would agree that Beyonce was a sex symbol long before she met her husband Jay Z, but according to Minister Louis Farrakhan the rapper should have his wife tone down her sexy image.

Farrakhan, who is the leader of the Nation of Islam, suggests that Beyonce should “cover up” her body.

“To my brother Jay-Z: As much as I love and admire you, I want to see my sister, Beyonce, beautifully covered… You’re responsible,” he said in a video posted on his Facebook page. “Mohammad said where there are no decent women, there are no decent men, for the woman is the mother of civilization.”

Farrakhan isn’t only pointing at Queen Bey either.  “Look at Rihanna, look at Nicki Minaj and look at Beyoncé. These are some of the most beautiful women you could find…These are the people who set styles,” Farrakhan adds. “Today we strip the women of their clothes, how can a man think straight looking at the beauty of Beyoncé?”

He argues that the impact of their overly sexual images is perpetuating the objectification of women. “These are talented women, but you strip them, then their bodies become the tool that is used to promote the degradation of the woman and the subjugation of the man.”

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