99 problems? Maybe not so many, after all. Jay Z and Beyonce were in Miami for her Wednesday night concert and acting like many modern married couples. Not exactly affectionate newlyweds, but not at each other’s throats, either. On Tuesday, E! News reports Bey was working until 2 a.m. early the following morning — rehearsing her butt off at Marlins Park with hours to go before Wednesday evening’s concert.
Jay Z, who — according to Scene in the Tropics columnist Lesley Abravanel — stopped by Barry’s Boot Camp in Miami Beach to purchase Bey’s favorite power smoothie, was photographed riding with her around the stadium on a golf cart. The rapping mogul was smiling, his wife not so much. Could it just be she was deep in concentration and not hating on her husband of eight years?
If you caught Beyonce’s release of her seemingly-affair-outing visual album, Lemonade, Saturday night on HBO, you are being led to believe the two have (or had) a fairly horrific run. In the song Love Drought, gossip inducing lyrics include “10 times out of nine I know you’re lying.” In the track All Night, Bey calls out, um, someone saying she needs time “to prove I can trust you again.”
In Sorry, someone called Becky, with “good hair,” is ripped a new one. Regardless, Z is here with his lady, letting her be her. BUT, big but here, folks: Sneaky photogs caught the Empire State of Mind rapper chilling with a friend on Wednesday at Faena Hotel Miami Beach (those fancy red outdoor couches gave that one away, say local insiders) puffing on a cigar. Jay Z being Jay Z.
Let’s not go crazy, as the late, great Prince would say. A lot of married couples spend time apart and need Me Time. At least the man was physically in town while Beyonce launched her World Formation Tour.
Lest we forget: During her concert, Beyonce gave a shout out during Halo to her “beautiful husband.”