“Thanks for taking my call. As discussed, there are some unflattering photos on your current feed that we are respectfully asking you to change. I am certain you will be able to find some better photos.”
She then listed the “worst” pictures; BuzzFeed re-posted those pics.
The story about Beyoncé’s publicist was picked up by a number of other websites worldwide that echoed the headline: The photos Beyoncé’s publicist doesn’t want you to see.
Requests aren’t news—no matter how popular they are
The press will publish what it wants. If the words came out of your mouth or took place near a camera, you can expect it to appear in print or online.