Lonely Planet Writer

Beyonce blasted for Southeast Asia tiger picture

Beyonce performing in Montreal in 2013.
Beyonce performing in Montreal in 2013. Image by Nat Ch Villa / CC BY 2.0

Activists have hit out at Beyonce for ‘supporting’ animal cruelty after the star posed for a picture with husband Jay Z and daughter Blue Ivy – and a baby tiger – in Phuket. It’s the second time in as many months that Beyonce has come under fire in relation to her Southeast Asian holiday activities; in December tour company Intrepid slammed her on Twitter for riding an elephant, despite overwhelming evidence that the practice is harmful for the animals. Read more: dailymail.co.uk