We Are All As Obsessed As Leslie Jones Is With This French Black Figure Skater's Bounce Back During A Beyoncé-Inspired Routine

GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 11:  Mae Berenice Meite of France competes in the Figure Skating Team Event   Ladies  Short Program on day two of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 11, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

We Are All As Obsessed As Leslie Jones Is With This French Black Figure Skater's Bounce Back During A Beyoncé-Inspired Routine

Mae Berenice Meite's shows you don't have to be perfect for your #BlackGirlMagic to shine.

Published February 12th

No one can liven up an event quite like Beyoncé, which is why it's not surprising that a Black French figure skater became a new Olympic sensation when she incorporated two songs from Queen B into her program. 

As part of her figure skating team event, Mae Berenice Meite, of France, skated to a medley of "Halo" and "Run The World (Girls)." Although she had a couple of falls during her routine, Meite showed that you can't stop a Black girl from setting the ice on fire. 

  1. Meite quickly became a trending Twitter topic for her popular song choices
  2. Comedian Leslie Jones, who is known for live tweeting the Olympics, could not help but cheer for the French figure skater
  3. Although Meite's program was not perfect, #Blackgirlmagic is also about showing people how you bounce back from a spill
  4. She may not have placed first, but Meite takes home the gold for many viewers

    You can watch Meite's full routine at NBC Olympics.

     

     

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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