Minister Louis Farrakhan, a leader of the Nation of Islam, would like Jay Z to keep Beyoncé covered.
“You have to educate the managers. Jay Z is a good man. Jay Z is a good manager. But now, your woman is on display. Do you want men looking at your woman, being tempted by your woman, to make advances at your woman?” Farrakhan said.
Although he praised Beyoncé as a “creative genius,” he lamented that fact that men treat her like “an object of sex” because of the way she dresses.
“Today you strip the woman of her clothes. How can a man think straight, looking at the beauty of Beyoncé?” Farrakhan asked. “Help us to be more sane. A man is made into a dog by a way a woman presents herself to a man. There ain’t no preacher out there that’s that holy that a woman can disrobe herself and a man can still think Bible, still think Quran. How do you rule a man? You rule him by the beauty of your body and the suggestion of sex. So when you strip a woman down, a man becomes a dog. You don’t make a man? You make him to treat you like an object of sex instead of the creative genius that you are.”
After the interview, Farrakhan took to Facebook with a message for Jay Z to emphasize his point: “To my brother Jay-Z: As much as I love and admire you, I want to see my sister, Beyonce, beautifully covered… You’re responsible.”
Check out all three parts of the interview below.