Beyoncé Has Thrown Down the Gauntlet in the World's Shortest Shorts Competition

Sorry, Kendall.

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To coincide with her Beyhive-infuriating announcement (opens in new tab) that she's now a vegan, Beyoncé has made the most concise, convincing argument for abstaining from animal products: Her cheekily bared backside. See: above.

Painful perfection aside, Bey is *also* accomplishing another task with this pic: She's out-shorting Kendall Jenner, who, until now, was the reigning queen of underbutts and short shorts (opens in new tab). As you can see here:

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We're not sure how hemlines could possibly get higher than Bey's, but we have a feeling there's more than one star in Hollywood thinking "Challenge: Accepted" right about now.

Lauren Valenti
Beauty Editor

Lauren is the former beauty editor at Marie Claire. She love to while away the hours at coffee shops, hunt for vintage clothes, and bask in the rough-and-tumble beauty of NYC. She firmly believes that solitude can be a luxury if you’ve got the right soundtrack—that being the Rolling Stones, of course.