Beyonce Not Producing Film About the Hottentot Venus.



Beyonce will not write, produce and act in a movie about Saartjie Baartman in an effort to win an Oscar.

Last week Saturday The Sun reported that R&B singer Beyoncé was planning to produce and star in a film about South African historic figure Saartjie Baartman -- whose stage name was Hottentot Venus.

Beyonce Not Producing Film About the Hottentot Venus. Saartjie Baartman


However, Bey camp tells Gossip Cop that the singer Beyonce is “not connected” to the film.



“BeyoncĂ© is not connected to this project, but this is a very important story to be told,” Queen Bey reps tell Gossip Cop.

It was reported that Beyonce hired a team of acting coaches and writers to produce a movie about Saartjie Baartman -- a South African Khoikhoi woman who, due to her large buttocks ( steatopygia), was exhibited as freak showattractions in 19th-century Europe -- in her quest to win an Oscar.

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