Happy Birthday, Grace Jones!

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Happy birthday, Grace Jones! The performer turned 66 this week (May 19, 2014).

They broke the mold when they made Ms. Beverly Grace Jones, a pop culture icon that will never cease to shock and amaze us. Maneuvering easily across the worlds of singing, acting, and modelling, the Jamaican-born performer made her mark in the 1980s with her androgynous style, striking bone structure, and envelope-pushing antics.

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It’s hard to believe that the once shy, university student studying to be a Spanish teacher, would one day grow up to be the same woman performing at the Queen’s Jubilee dressed in a revealing leotard while hula-hooping to the beat!

Never change, Ms. Jones. We love that you’re still fearless and fabulous after all these years.