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Alicia Keys Responds to Criticism Over Not Wearing Makeup at VMAs 2016

Alicia Keys Responds to Criticism Over Not Wearing Makeup at VMAs 2016

Alicia Keys looked absolutely beautiful at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards and her makeup-free face sparked a lot of social chatter.

The 35-year-old singer received a lot of praise for the “empowering” move, but also received some criticism from trolls online.

Alicia took to her Twitter account the day after the show to explain that she isn’t “anti-makeup” despite the move.

“Y’all, me choosing to be makeup free doesn’t mean I’m anti-makeup. Do you! 😘😘,” she captioned a selfie of her blowing a kiss to the camera.

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Posted to: 2016 MTV VMAs, Alicia Keys, MTV VMAs

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  • John Dow

    Criticism for what? She wanted to look ugly at VMA and that was her choice :)

  • tom

    She actually looks younger without make-up

  • jane

    i didn’t even notice. she looked fine, fresh

  • parisjok

    don’t like her anymore but thought she looked really beautiful with flawless skin.

  • Anna

    She looks cute and adorable, what’s the big fuss about?

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  • Dee

    just cus she didnt look like a tarted up kartrashian doesnt mean she was ugly. she looked fine.

  • Dee

    just cus she didnt look like a tarted up kartrashian doesnt mean she was ugly. she looked fine.

  • Queenie01

    Crazy what makeup can do for a person, i personally never wear it more for the fact i cannot be bothered putting it on and also hate the feeling of the layer on my skin, good for her though.

  • Joolz

    Exactly! She looks way better than that slutty trash Kardashian! I’d rather look like Alicia than any Kardashian/Jenner. Go Alicia!

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    why she isn’t anti expensive dresses with days of fitting or anti three hours long hair do?

  • John Dow

    She looked fine if you like this specific type of girls, but because of no make up she looked ugly compared to many others at that event.

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