See Alexi Lubomirski's stunning pictures of Queen B here...
Beyoncéhas spoken exclusively to Harper's Bazaar magazine about her thirtieth birthday in September, as well as addressing her feminist status.
The Best Thing I Never Had singer, who recently admitted that she took a year-long hiatus for her own mental health, has told the prolific publication that she sees her thirtieth birthday as her "transition" into womanhood.
When asked about her birthday in September, Queen B admitted: "This is such a pivotal moment in my life! I’m transitioning as a woman, and I’m finally able to express myself as I am.”
The Run The World (Girls) hitmaker then went on to reveal that she is proud to be called a feminist, stating: "I don’t really feel that it’s necessary to define it. It’s just something that’s kind of natural for me, and I feel like...you know…it’s, like, what I live for."
The 29-year old then joked: "I need to find a catchy new word for ‘feminism’, right? Like ‘bootylicious’...”
See more from Beyoncé's Harper's Baazar UK interview and a behind the scenes video with the lady herself here! Full feature appears in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar UK, on sale Saturday 6th August.