New Yorker Beyoncé’s viral Facebook name gripe sees those who share celebrity names pitch in with advice

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By John McCarthy | Media editor

April 7, 2015 | 2 min read

A Facebook post about a woman named Beyoncé has gained the attention of people over the globe after social media users who also share celebrity names pitched into the debate in the comments section.

The thread, which was posted by Humans of New York, a Facebook group sharing the stories of New Yorkers on a daily basis, spoke to Beyoncé who said she was self-conscious about how people would often make references to the music powerhouse who shares her name.

Beyoncé said: “Sometimes I hate my name because it always draws attention to me, and I’m not a very social person. I got really nervous, because every time people learn my name is Beyoncé, somebody starts singing ‘Single Ladies.”

“Sometimes I hate my name because it always draws attention to me, and I’m not a very social person. My family moved...

Posted by Humans of New York on Saturday, 4 April 2015

Many of those who suffered from similar grievances as Beyoncé pitched in.

And the comments kept coming.

And coming.

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