Tina Knowles is defending her daughter, Beyoncé, amid allegations that she whitened her skin for the premiere of “Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé.”

Tina Knowles defends her daughter Beyonce amid accusations that she whitened Beyonce’s skin.

In a recent Instagram post, the fashion designer responded to comments made about her daughter’s attendance at the premiere of “Renaissance : A Film by Beyonce”.

Beyonce walked the “chrome carpet”, dressed in silver, with platinum blonde hair on Nov. 25. Social media users began accusing Beyonce of bleaching her skin soon after the photos began to appear.

Knowles reacted to the allegations with a post she shared on Instagram Nov. 28. The caption was long and accused both users and the media of perpetuating racism and sexism.

Knowles wrote in the post’s title: “I came across this today, and decided to share it after seeing the racist remarks about her and her hating of them, as well as her wearing platinum hair and wanting to be white.”

The post included a video compilation featuring Beyonce, and began with a photo of her silver appearance during the premiere of ‘Renaissance : A Film by Beyonce’ Users online commented on the picture, saying “She’s now white?” and “She Whitens Her Skin!”

The singer’s mom recapped in her post that the theme for her daughter’s debut was silver, and guests were encouraged wear silver clothing.

Knowles continued her post: “And you bozos think she’s bleaching her face to look white?” How sad that some of her people are continuing the stupid narrative out of jealousy and hatred. She wore silver hair as a fashion choice …”

Knowles continued her post by claiming that a woman of a certain media outlet had contacted Beyonce’s stylist to ask for a comment about the singer’s “desire to be white.”

She continued, “Well, it made my blood boil that this white lady felt so entitled in discussing her blackness,” before expressing disappointment at members of the Black Community who she said had conveyed such sentiments via social media.

She wrote: “Lying, faking, and acting as if you are so ignorant that it’s impossible to understand That black women wear platinum hair since Etta James’ days.” Etta James was a Black singer who rose to fame in the 1950s.

Knowles continued her post by saying, “I went and looked all the beautiful talented Black celebrities who have worn Platinum hair. It has been almost everyone at some point.” “Are all of them trying to be white?”

Knowles said that she “was sick and tired” of people attacking her daughter.

She continued, “Everything she does is something she has worked her tail off for. It’s a testament to her work ethic and talent. Here you little sad haters emerge from the shadows. You perpetuate racism, sexism and jealousy. “Instead of celebrating a sibling or simply ignoring her if you do not like her.”

She finished with “I’m sick of you losers.” “I am sick of her. I know she will be angry with me, but it is not worth it. This girl is a very independent person. She is always willing to help others. She always promotes and lifts up black women & underdogs.”

Color bias, also known as “colorism,” is the idea that minorities with lighter skin have more privileges. Latinos responded to a Pew Research Center poll in 2021 that they felt more discriminated against because of their darker skin. In a article from 2016, the National Library of Medicine described skin whitening practices as “global concerns” that can be traced back to European colonization.

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