• Beyoncé, Ed Sheeran and our expectations of men and women

    5 days ago - By The Guardian

    The pair performed a duet at a festival but while Beyoncé looked magical, Sheeran dressed like he had come from a lock-in at the student union
    Why are people upset about the photos of Beyoncé and Ed Sheeran performing together? Michael, by email Ahh, to see a world in a grain of sand, as William Blake wrote. Just possibly, he was not referring to Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé, but also he possibly was. Who are we to impose limitations on genius? Anyway, last weekend, two of the biggest pop stars in the world, Beyoncé and Sheeran - Sheyoncé? Beeran? - performed Sheeran's song Perfect together at...
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