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Beyonce's Father Says Her Light Skin Helped Her Achieve Fame

Brace yourself... you're going to be like, 'What is this man talking about?'.

According to TMZ, Matthew Knowles is reportedly saying, that Beyonce's fan base would not exist if Beyonce had darker skin and he wasn't just talking about Bey. He said, "When it comes to Black females, who are the people who get their music played on pop radio? Mariah Carey, Rihanna, the female rapper Nicki Minaj, my kids."

Matthew Knowles is currently promoting his new book, "Racism From The Eyes Of A Child".  Do you think he's doing it to call a little attention to himself and his book?