Lemonade, Beyonce‘s new visual album is trending because of the lyric speculated infidelity in her marriage to Jay Z.
Now, one of the women at the centre of the storm, designer Rachel Roy has spoken out.
In a statement released to People Magazine today, she said;
“I want to put the speculation and rumors to rest. My
Instagram post was meant to be fun and lighthearted, it was
misunderstood as something other than that,” she said. “There is no
validity to the idea that the song references me personally. There is no
truth to the rumors.”
Roy, 42, continued: “Consequently, online haters have targeted me and
my daughters in a hurtful and scary manner, including physical threats.
As a mother – and I know many mothers would agree – I feel that
bullying in any form is harmful and unacceptable.
“I would hope that the media sees the real issue here – the issue of
cyber bullying – and how it should not be tolerated by anyone,” she
Now that she has denied being involved with Jay Z, Bey Hive has moved on to accuse musician Rita Ora.