Behind the Video: Beyonce’s ‘Pretty Hurts’ (Video)

You’ve seen the video, now go behind the scenes of Beyonce’s “Pretty Hurts,” The Melina Matsoukas-directed clip with the clear message that misery oftentimes follows the pursuit of society’s standards of beauty.

“I knew instantly I wanted to do “Pretty Hurts” with Melina. I know she would understand the message of the song…some of the things women go through are heartbreaking to me,” Beyonce says.

In other Bey news, the singer is heading on the road this summer with husband Jay Z on the "On The Run" tour. Peep the dates here, and check ot the BTS of "Pretty Hurts" below: