Eagle-eyed Beyonc fans have been speculating that the singer predicted the recent upsurge in the global Black Lives Matter movement, as early as January 1.
Taking to Instagram at the start of the year, the 38-year-old A-lister who lives between New York and Bel Air, posted a series of black squares without any caption.
She split up the posts with the addition of a video featuring key moments from her life throughout 2019, captioned: ‘2019 Bey-Cap!!’.
The video and black square posts each racked up thousands of likes, however fans are now questioning if there was a deeper meaning behind the imagery.
Social media users spotted that Beyonce’s black square posts have an eerie similarity to those posted by people around the world on #BlackOutTuesday.
Social media users have been speculating that Beyonce predicted the Black Lives Matter movement, after spotting that the star posted a series of black squares on Instagram in January (pictured)
The 38-year-old (pictured) who lives in Bel-Air, posted two black squares without a caption alongside a video looking back at 2019 on January 1st
The global online movement aimed to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement, which has gained further momentum since the death of unarmed black man George Floyd, after white police officerDerek Chauvin in Minnesota kneeled on his neck for almost nine minutes, while Mr Floyd was handcuffed on the ground.
Millions of people posted black squares on Instagram to show their solidarity on June 2nd, in addition to not sharing any other content on social media throughout the day.
Beyonce has used her platform to spark a discussion about seeking justice for black people who’ve been killed by law enforcement in the days since the viral movement.
Social media users spotted that Beyonce’s post had similarities to those shared by people around the world on #BlackOutTuesday. Pictured: Jay-Z and Beyonce
Amid the ongoing protests surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement, many of Beyonce’s fans have speculated that she knew black squares would become symbolic imagery this year.
Replying to Beyonce’s black square post, one wrote: ‘Wait a minute this was posted in January? Beyonce has so much clairvoyance’
‘Interesting, it’s almost like she knew Blackout Tuesday was going to happen?’,’ another said.
A third added: ‘Beyonce was doing Blackout Tuesday before anybody’
A stream of social media users claimed that Beyonce predicted the Black Lives Matter movement and that she was the first to do #BlackOutTuesday