Beyonce, or perhaps her Sasha Fierce alter ego, stars on the cover and inside the April 2009 issue of Vogue US in a statuesque photo shoot by Mario Testino.
Dubbed "Fierce Creature," the editorial shows the diva striking fierce poses and looking like a formidably exquisite statue of a goddess.
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Implications - Marilyn Monroe may be the first woman to exemplify an actress or artist's ability to become more than a performer, but a full-blown icon. Thus, today's celebrities are appearing in every facet of the media in an attempt to achieve the same iconic status. Celebrities like Beyonce are branching away from their intended careers and into other sections of the entertainment industry to establish a holistic presence in pop culture.
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