Beyoncé takes part in feminist campaign to ban the word ‘bossy’ – watch

Jennifer Garner, Victoria Beckham and Condoleeza Rice have also backed the Ban Bossy initiative

Beyoncé has appeared in a video to promote a campaign to ban the word “bossy” – watch it above.

According to the Ban Bossy campaign, which was created by the Girl Scouts of USA and LeanIn.Org, a non-profit founded Facebook’s chief operating officer by Sheryl Sandberg, young women are being put off expressing ambition over fears of being labelled bossy.

“When a little boy asserts himself, he’s called a “leader”. Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded “bossy,” the campaign’s website reads. “Words like bossy send a message: don’t raise your hand or speak up.”


In the video, which you can watch above, Beyoncé says: “I’m not bossy. I’m the boss.”

Other celebrities featured in the campaign are actress Jennifer Garner, designer and singer Victoria Beckham and former US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice.

Earlier this week, MIA teased her remix of Beyoncé’s ‘Flawless’. The 30-second clip features MIA dancing with her five-year-old son Ikhyd to the track. watch it below.


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