When it comes to Beyoncé, not much surprises us anymore—she’s a beast at everything she touches. But when we saw the 31-year-old nude on the cover of Flaunt magazine, we were (without question) amazed. In it, King Bey is covered in sparkling body paint and rocks a glamorous short hair cut.
The African-themed images were taken in 2011 (check out the BTS footage of the diva’s Year Of 4 documentary). In the issue, the Diva talks about being a gay icon, her favorite sex scandal, the piece of clothing she can’t live without and plenty more.
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