*Beyonce is on the cover of every fashion and gossip and whatever other kind of magazine you can think of. She recently paid homage to the late great Fela Kuti by posing for L’Officiel Paris Magazine’s 90th anniversary issue.

The theme is “African Queen.” Great theme, but something is very different about her face.

Some are actually angered because her face was darkened.

According to the article, the magazine’s staff knew there was going to be a stir, especially among Americans, but it was their way of showing that Beyonce was getting back to her roots. And by the way, she allowed it.

Check out some behind-the-scenes footage: