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Girl ditches lectures to celebrate the day of Beyonce’s birth.

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Girl ditches lectures to celebrate the day of Beyonce’s birth.

What would you take the day off university for? Your best friend’s wedding? Your cousin’s bar mitzvah? Or a genuine illness?

Well, one graphic design student in America decided that her favourite pop star’s birthday was reason enough to not come into university for.

That’s right, Ja-Niece Best created her own personal holiday to commemorate the birth of Beyoncé Knowles, and even emailed her lecturer this message:



Unsurprisingly, in doing so, she has attained over 1800 retweets and over 1200 have favourited it.

Some commentators, however, have not been best pleased with her academic decisions. One person tweeted:



But as anyone who knows Queen B’s fans will tell you, they’re full of sass. So fortunately, Ja-Niece has been able to fend off those trying to besmirch her, responding with classic tweets like: 



Buzzfeed has reported that Ms. Best is a “straight A student” and that her lecturer is yet to respond to her email.

Lastly, for no relevant reason, here’s a video of Ja-Niece performing a rousing rendition of Sam Smith’s Stay With Me.


So what do you think? Should Beyonce’s birthday be a national holiday? Does she have a point? Let us know on Twitter or our Facebook page. 

Tagged: video, university, twitter, facebook, beyonce, art, 2014

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