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Unretouched photos from a 2013 L'Oréal ad shoot starring Queen Bey have emerged onto TheBeyonceWorld.com. The since deleted photos show Beyoncé's slightly blemished skin poking out beneath layers of makeup. Yes, Beyoncé is one of us. In place of the photos, the fan site defends the original decision to publish, and remove, the images:
Due to the disdain of the BeyHive, we have removed the photos. We don't want to cause any drama, nor do we wish to start fan wars. Some of the things we have seen posted were just horrible, and we don't want any parts of it. We were just posting the photos to share the fact that our queen is naturally beautiful, at the same time she is just a regular woman.
Being Queen can be tough.