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NEW YORK - JUNE 23: (EXCLUSIVE) (L-R) Singer Beyonce Knowles (C) poses with her father and manager Matthew Knowles and her mother Tina Knowles at the "Beyonce: Beyond the Red Carpet auction presented by Beyonce and her mother Tina Knowles along with the House of Dereon to benefit the VH1 Save The Music Foundation June 23, 2005 in New York City. The exhibition will showcase 18-24 costumes worn by Beyonce chronicling her film, television and video appearances. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Beyonce’s dad says her complexion helped with her success. In a recent interview, Matthew Knowles discussed colorism in the music industry and says there’s still segregation and that point blank, people have an image of what beauty is and they want that image singing their favorite records.

He went on to say Beyonce and Kelly are perfect examples …insinuating Kelly would’ve had a much more successful career had she had a lighter complexion.

Hear the interview here: