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What Color Are Beyonce's Eyes? Blue, Brown, Green? Does
She Wear Colored Contact Lenses? 18,000 Fans Are Asking
EYE TO EYE: Many Beyonce fans are unsure whether or not her real eye color is brown. Some believe that the music and the film celebrity wears colored contact lenses to change brown eyes to green or blue. Google records approximately 1,500 monthly online search queries on the subject.
BEYONCE'S EVERY DETAIL IS A CURIOSITY for her legions of global fans — even her eye color. “Does Beyonce wear contacts?” is just one of the many questions fans type into their browsers. By Ben Arogundade.
18,000. THAT IS the approximate number of Beyonce fans online around the world who type search queries about the music star's real eye color into their Google browsers each year. As a result of her mixed ancestry — African-American, European and Native American — some fans assume that her natural eye color may be green, like Rihanna's or Tyra Banks.
There are also approximately 100 online queries a month from fans who Google the question, “Does Beyonce wear contact lenses?”, believing her eye color to be artificially induced. In fact, the singer and wife of rapper Jay-Z's natural eye color is brown, in line with the majority of people with African ancestry.
But Beyonce is not alone in being the focus of online eye color curiosity. Fellow actress and music celebrity Vanessa Williams draws 1,000 queries a month about her blue eyes, while Rihanna attracts 4,000 searches relating to her green eyes. Top of the list is Bollywood celebrity Aishwarya Rai with 6,000 queries per month, making hers the most Googled eyes in the world.
*BEYONCE'S EYE COLOR ACCORDING TO GOOGLE SEARCH
The number of people worldwide who Google the question, “Does Beyonce wear contact lenses?” each month.
The number of people worldwide who Google the phrases, “Beyonce eyes” and “Beyonce brown eyes” each month.
*All figures for “Beyonce's Eye Color According to Google Search”, supplied by Google. Stats include global totals for laptop and desktop computers and mobile devices.
EXTREME FOCUS: Beyonce's smouldering brown eyes provide the intense contact point in this ad for L'Oreal Paris.
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