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Beyoncé As Foxxy Cleopatra Is The Most Oscar-Worthy Performance Of All Time

Award season is upon us. How about we finally honor the greatest performance in movie history?

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To whom it may concern at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences...

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I'm sure you had plenty of fine reasons for not giving Ms. Beyoncé Knowles the 2002 Best Actress Oscar for her groundbreaking portrayal of Foxxy Cleopatra in Austin Powers In Goldmember.

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But it's about time you reconsider, sugar.

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Because Beyoncé had one of the greatest acting performances of all time.

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First of all, Academy, do you remember this luscious and beautifully round head of hair?

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Do you remember how it bobbed and swayed?

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Do you remember how it literally shook the earth?

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Are you just going to ignore this groundbreaking transformation, Academy?

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Could any of the other dusty actresses you nominated rock these golden hoop earrings and curls?

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Could Nicole Kidman sway her head like this, Academy? Could Catherine Zeta-Jones or Renée Zellweger?

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How about this introduction, Academy? Could any other actress match this sass and style?

Could they match these subtle neck movements?

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This facial expression?

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This eye roll?

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How many actresses could hold their own against esteemed actor Mike Myers, Academy?

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How many actresses could look this fabulous next to a man with such grace and style?

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Are you aware, Academy, that this fine actress was only 19 when she accepted this role?

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Do you realize that this face... this flawless, beautiful face... is the face of an untrained, 19-year-old actress?

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DO YOU REMEMBER THE POWERFUL PERFORMANCE SHE DELIVERED, ACADEMY?

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DO YOU REMEMBER THIS LINE, DELIVERED WITH SUCH PASSION AND BEAUTY, IT BROUGHT WHOLE THEATERS TO TEARS?

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Are we just going to ignore that Beyoncé flawlessly transformed from this look...

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To this...

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To this...

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To this...

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And to this? ALL IN THE COURSE OF ONE 90-MINUTE FILM, ACADEMY.

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ARE WE JUST GOING TO IGNORE THESE STANK FACES?

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HOW DARE YOU?

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Do you remember these faces??

DO YOU REMEMBER?

ARE YOU TELLING ME THIS WENT UNNOTICED?

Do you remember this line?

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Are you telling me, honestly, that you're going to ignore this deft movement?

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This flawless acting?

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Do you remember how she screamed, Academy?

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How she ducked?

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How she tilted her head like this?

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And nodded like this?

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Because we remember, Academy.

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We remember.

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We remember this fabulous actress's performance, and how you let her down.

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And it's about time you give her the recognition she deserves.

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And stop playin'.

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THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS BEYONCÉ KNOWLES.

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