Beyonce: Five Reasons Queen Bey Is a Modern Feminist Icon

Beyonce is the Queen Bey of strong, independent ladies the world over. But that doesn't stop haters from throwing shade when she proudly represents her famous hubby.

Right now, Beyonce's feeling pretty stoked on her personal life. The woman just had her first child and she's happily wed to hip-hop legend and business mogul Jay-Z. Who can blame her if she wants to show off a little and let her world tour reflect this domestic happiness?

Many feminists think the name of her current road trip, the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour, is detrimental to female empowerment. But we say, "Phooey!" It's hard being a woman with a successful career and an enviable home life. Besides, Beyoncé has already done a lot to further strong womanly ideals.

See also:

-Beyonce Announces Mrs. Carter Show World Tour 2013, Coming to Miami

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Kat Bein is a freelance writer and has been described as this publication’s "senior millennial correspondent." She has an impressive, if unhealthy, knowledge of all things pop culture.