As the old adage goes, imitation is considered the highest form of flattery. But sometimes, that imitation doesn’t quite land the way with fans as you would hope. Case-in-point: Real Housewives of Orange County‘s Meghan King Edmonds is pregnant with twins, and her Beyoncé-inspired maternity shoot has received a lukewarm response online so far.
On Friday, King Edmonds shared to her Instagram account a series of photographs, as well as a behind-the-scenes video, of her recent maternity shoot where she is channeling Queen Bey and her iconic 2017 twin pregnancy reveal, according to People. The 33-year-old former RHOC star, who is expecting twins in June with husband Jim Edmonds, recreated Beyoncé’s photograph nearly inch-for-inch, from the pink bra and blue panties to the colorful floral backdrop. The photo, organized and taken by photographer Heather Mohr, is not an exact replica, but it’s a pretty good replication, to say the least.
Still, no matter how well-done the photo may be, King Edmonds’ Beyoncé-inspired maternity shoot has received a mix of praise and criticism online. Some social media users loved the reality TV star’s remix of Queen Bey’s now-famous announcement, while others thought the mom-to-be’s efforts were just a bit too much.
King Edmonds didn’t only receive a lukewarm reception on Twitter, though. Instagram users also shared their thoughts directly to her post, which has received over 31,000 likes as of Friday afternoon. On the positive side, one…