Beyoncé reportedly dissed the Reebok company for its lack of diversity

Beyoncé reportedly dissed the Reebok company for its lack of diversity

Hollywood's Queen Bee, Beyoncé Knowles, is said to have walked out of a meeting with Reebok because of its failure to represent her personally and their lack of diversity. The brand denies the rumours.

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According to the word on the street, Beyoncé Knowles was less than impressed with famous brand, Reebok.

It is believed that she met with Reebok, but things didn't go as smoothly and she walked out of the meeting.

A report by pagesix.com indicates that America's Queen Bee stated that she couldn't work with the brand because they not only failed to represent her skin colour and personal experience, but also lack diversity.

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Briefly.co.za laernt that Nick DePaula, an ESPN writer, said Beyoncé and Reebok just couldn't come to agreeable terms.

She had a meeting at Reebok and they had a whole presentation of everything, potential products, how this could all look, and she kind of took a step back and said, "Is this the team that will be working on my product?"

According to DePaula, Beyoncé felt no one on the team reflected her skin colour, background or aspirations.

For her, it really goes beyond that. It’s not just about putting her name on a shoe and here’s the new Adidas Beyonce 1, or whatever they end up calling it. It’s about having an imprint on the company and an impact in terms of diversity.

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However, Reebok denies any truth to this claim.

The report that Beyoncé walked out of a meeting with Reebok due to lack of diversity is categorically false. Our discussions with Beyoncé and her team continued for several months after our initial meeting. We are disappointed that false information is being reported as fact.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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