No, Beyonce isn’t making a film about a woman with large buttocks

'Beyoncé is not connected to the project,' a rep told us

Christopher Hooton
Wednesday 06 January 2016 10:37

Earlier this week, The Sun reported that Beyoncé had “bot her eyes” (sic) on an Oscar with a film she is penning “about lady with giant rear”.

It was supposedly a biopic of Saartjie Baartman, a Khoikhoi women who, due to her large buttocks, was exhibited as a freak show attraction in 19th-century.

The rumour spread around the internet, but has since been denied by Beyoncé’s people.

“Beyoncé is not connected to the project, a rep told, “this is an important story that should be told, however.”

19th century French print "La Belle Hottentot" of Saartjie Baartman

Did The Sun have a dodgy source? Or did it just link her to the supposed script because she is famous for having a curvaceous posterior? We’ll never know.

Beyoncé has yet to write a feature film, though she has starred in several including Dreamgirls and Austin Powers in Goldmember.

Her husband Jay Z has dipped into film production meanwhile, serving as a producer on Annie, The Great Gatsby and more.

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