In celebrity marriages, fans are exposed to tales of infidelity that later leads to a breakup. Although some of these couples find a way to work through their problems, others see cheating as a deal breaker.
American born artist Beyoncé Knowles gave fans a hint of fowl play in her relationship through her music lyrics, in her “Lemonade” album song “Sorry.”
Fans have also witnessed singers refer to their unfaithful spouses in their lyrics. Was that what happened with Beyoncé? Read below for more details.
Beyoncé & Jay-Z
American singer, Beyoncé and Rapper, Jay-Z are a well known and adored couple, who are currently parents to three beautiful kids.
Like many celebrity lovers, they’ve been through their fair share of are ups and downs.
One time, there was a rumor among social media users, that Jay-Z was cheating on his wife. Later on in 2017, the rapper admitted to this infidelity in his album titled “4:44.”
However, that did not stop fans from questioning the line Beyoncé used in one of her songs, rigght after the rumors of Jay-Z’s unfaithfulness began.
Who is Becky with The Good Hair?
Who Did Jay-Z Cheat With?
Speculations about the ‘Becky’ whom Beyoncé referred to in her song, came with several assumptions.
Many fans speculated that the unknown woman in the singer’s lyrics, whom Jay-Z had an affair with, was Gwyneth Paltrow. Beyonce denied these claims in an official statement, during an interview. She noted that the accusations were completely false.
Other female celebrities who were rumored to be ‘Becky with the good hair,’ include; Rita Ora and a fashion stylist Rachel Roy. Both women came forth to denounce the rumor.
What Is ‘Sorry’ About?
From the deep lyrics of the song, a lot can be derived and interpreted in different forms. This is why it was easy for fans to come up with several notions.
However, analytically, the song lyrics suggested that Beyoncé was singing about being betrayed by a partner and even knowing, while it was happening.
The song also spoke about being happy and good, no matter the kind of situation a person finds themselves in. However, they should push for what they believe in and stick with it.
Beyoncé Was Shocked At Fans Reaction
Apparently, Beyoncé didn’t think the song lyrics would attract the attention it did. According to sources, the singer only used the name ‘Becky,’ to throw off any scent off the real woman Jay-Z was having an affair with.
One of the main songwriters of ‘Sorry,’ Diana Gordon also attested to Beyoncé’s bewilderment.
Speaking to “Entertainment Weekly,” Gordon said; “I don’t think she expected it. I saw her at her ‘Formation tour.’ She had a pajama party; we laughed, we danced, we hugged it out. But I didn’t say much about it at the time because I wanted to give her space.”