Beyoncé's home has archive library dedicated to herself

13 January 2013 / 3 years 9 months ago

Source: GawkerIn her "sleek office suite in midtown Manhattan," Beyoncé maintains a Beyoncé-themed library. "The official Beyoncé archive, a temperature-controlled digital-storage facility" contains, in addition to video of every show she's ever performed, every interview she's ever recorded, and "thousands of hours of private footage," "virtually every existing photograph of her, starting with the very first frames taken of Destiny's Child."Since 2005, Beyoncé has employed a "visual director" who has shot "practically her every waking moment," for up to 16 hours a day. Imagine the super cuts that could be made from this footage: a solid forty minutes of Beyoncé flicking off light switches in Germany. An hour of Jay-Z saying "carrot."Before making love to her husband Jay-Z, Beyoncé advises herself to listen to "Make Love to Me," probably because she works best in the literal. "I now know that, yes, I am powerful," she says. "I'm more powerful than my mind can even digest and understand.

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