26 Photos Proving Diana Ross Invented The Concept Of Fierce

In the 1970s, no other person personified the word DIVA better than Ms. Ross. Beyoncé who?

1. A recently solo Diana serving up the SEX appeal in 1970.

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2. Nude catsuit? She rocked it 30-years before Britney.

3. Easily a dozen foxes died to make her fab coat. “But I am worth it,” she thought to herself.

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4. “Oh this? This is what I wear when I don’t care how I look.”

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5. Looking fabulous while channeling Billie Holiday (of course) in her Lady Sings the Blues-era.

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6. Working her famous bedroom eyes…

7. …which she can also work into a serious side-eye.

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8. Striking a pose in her OWN design (thank-you-very-much).

 

9. The cheetah is NO match for Ms. Ross.

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10. This is how you LOOK when hanging out backstage at Rolling Stone concert.

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11. Afros? Yeah she can rock it.

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12. She can even make fugly ’70s wallpaper look fab.

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13. Diana is so fierce she made this fabric sparkle.

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14. She even has the power to make gold lamé look elegant.

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15. The camera can’t even handle her in this moment.

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16. And yes, she can even make ’70s mom style look sexy!

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17. Simple and gorgeous on the cover of her album Last Time I Saw Him.

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18. Dazzling us with a simple smile.

19. Channeling her Supremes days.

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20. Proving the stars and the moon revolve around her.

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21. This is how you do bitchface!

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22. Striking a seductive pose.

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23. Serving us some “Bonnie Parker” realness.

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24. An all eyes on me entrance.

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25. Nicki Minaj, eat your heart out.

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26. “LOL, I am fabulous.”

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