Beyonce wants Epic powers

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 19 May 2013


Beyonce wishes she had the powers of her 'Epic' character Queen Tara, who is "glamorous, graceful and powerful"

Beyonce wishes she had the powers of her 'Epic' character.

The 31-year-old singer - who has 16-month-old daughter Blue Ivy with husband Jay-Z - voices Queen Tara in the upcoming animated film, which follows a group of warriors ruled by a good queen in the forest, and loves how much she has in common with her down-to-earth role.

She told Britain's HELLO! magazine: "It's a smart way to make children aware of the planet. I love Queen Tara. She's glamorous, graceful and powerful - I wish I had her powers - and will do anything to protect the people she loves.

"But she doesn't take herself too seriously. I like that. Yes, she's this powerful figure but at the end of the day she's like, 'It's just me.' I can relate to that."

Beyonce - who is rumoured to be pregnant with her second child - recently recalled she was overcome with emotion and nostalgia when reciting her lines for one particular scene in the movie.

She explained: "There's a young girl who admires Queen Tara and wants to be like her, and her mom is like, 'Uh, baby, she's the Queen, I don't know if you'll ever be the Queen.'

"I don't want to give the plot away but let's just say that's not the last you see of that girl ... I cried tears when I did that scene. It was the first thing I did professionally after I gave birth to my daughter.

"I really wanted to do this film to send her a message that she could be anything she wanted to be, it was an incredible experience as I was filled with emotion and hormones anyway, and here I was filming an incident that happened in my life."

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