Two Journalists Under Fire For Making Fun of Blue Ivy Carter’s Looks

by Taylor Handberry Staggers

January 3, 2020

Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images

Two journalists, one from Vanity Fair and another from Harper’s have found themselves in the wrath of The Beyhive and beyond after mocking Blue Ivy Carter, the 7-year-old daughter of Beyoncé and Jay-Z Carter.

To celebrate the New Year, rapper Megan Thee Stallion posted a picture featuring herself, Blue, and Beyoncé.

While most of the internet swooned over all the black girl magic in one photo, pointing out how grown up and gorgeous little Miss Carter looked, Vanity Fair film critic K. Austin Collins went a different route. Responding to the photo, with now-deleted tweets, he wrote:

“I have a feeling the jay z face genes are about to really hit Blue Ivy and I feel so sorry for her.”

Violet Lucca, a web editor for Harper’s then responded:

“They haven’t already?” adding, “Or she’ll just get plastic surgery at 16 a la Kylie Jenner and we’ll all have to pretend that she always looked that way…I can’t allow myself to feel too sorry for the incredibly rich!”

Her tweets have also now been deleted.

What hasn’t been deleted or nearing an end is the backlash the journalists have received for their remarks. Here’s a little taste:


Both Collins and Lucca have issued apologies but the internet is not having it. Many are calling for them to be fired.

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