Los Angeles - Beyoncé is a klutz.
The superstar singer is constantly covered in bruises and cuts because with every music video or energetic dance routine that she does, she inevitably takes a tumble.
She said: ''I've fallen quite a few times, so I've learnt how to fall. It's very rare that I'm not bruised in my life. I'm always bruised somewhere - like my legs, my hips, I've hit something, I've fallen...
''We have a joke. Whenever I've had a video that's great, I've definitely bled somewhere - the dancing, and the shoes, and the costumes - it's always a ring or something that slices me. But you've already started so you've just gotta fight through it.''
The 31-year-old star - who has 15-month-old daughter Blue Ivy with husband Jay-Z - is famed for her uber-glamorous stage outfits, but she admits she grins through the pain in her towering high heels, but kicks them off the second she leaves the stage.
Beyoncé said: ''I don't feel any pain on stage. The adrenaline, you know, takes over. But when I get off the stage? They come off.''
The singer has come under fire from feminist thinkers for the contradiction between her super sexy clothes and her songs promoting female empowerment, but she doesn't understand the logic behind the negative comments.
She told Britain's Vogue magazine: ''That's exactly why I can [wear those outfits]! Why do you have to choose what type of woman you are? Why do you have to label yourself anything?
''I'm just a woman and I love being a woman. If you're attractive then you can't be sexy, and you can't be intelligent? What is all of that?''
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