The perfect world of the king and queen of pop world - Jay Z and Beyonce is after all not so perfect.
Shocking secrets and scandals of drug addiction, steamy affairs and a hidden love child tatter their perfect picture.
Former Miss Belgium Claudia Scheelen claimed that Jay Z bought her drink and flirted heavily with her during a night out in Antwerp last month.
Back in 2010, there were rumors that Jay Z adult star Jazmine Cashmire pregnant. She later denied it on her Twitter account. Jay Z denied it as well, but the National Enquirer reported that he paid her off and bought her a $2.5 million home.
Shortly after Beyonce’s pregnancy announcement, rumors arose that Jay Z already had a secret son with model Shenelle Scott.
“They did DNA tests,” Jerald Andrews, the father of Scott’s ex-boyfriend Malike Sayeed told Star. “It’s been determined that [he's] Jay Z’s baby. Jay Z’s camp vehemently denied the claims.
In 2004, there were rumors that Jay Z had fathered a love child with Free, the popular co-host of BET show 106 & Park. Both sides vehemently denied a hookup.
Earlier this year, rapper LIV told Radar online that Jay Z hit on her in 2008 when he was with Beyonce. Nothing more happened than that, and Jay Z never commented.
British reality star Holly Hagan accused Jay Z of cheating on Beyonce with pop star Rita Ora in January. Ora denied it.
In 2009, the National ENQUIRER also claimed that Michelle Obama was peeved about Beyonce’s closeness to Barack.
When an odd angle made Beyonce’s pregnant belly appear to collapse during an Australian TV interview, it kicked off rumors that the couple was faking the pregnancy and had actually hired a surrogate to carry their daughter. Both later denied it.
In Jay Z’s 2012 song “Glory,” he revealed that Beyonce had suffered a “tragic” miscarriage before giving birth to daughter Blue Ivy.
Norman Oosterbroek, the former bodyguard for Jay Z, Beyonce, and Blue Ivy, was shot dead by police this summer during a drug-fueled naked rampage in Miami.
In January, Beyonce was exposed for lip synching at President Obama’s inauguration. She admitted the faux pas, and followed it up with an “absolutely … live” performance at the Super Bowl.
But her Super Bowl performance was not free from controversy. On Twitter, fans accused her of having turned down the volume on Destiny’s Child co-stars Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams’ mics.
In 2001, Jay Z pleaded guilty to stabbing record producer Lance “Un” Rivera during a nightclub brawl. He successfully completed three years of probation.
Jay Z has also admitted to shooting his drug addict brother when he was just 12 years old and growing up in Brooklyn’s Marcy projects. His brother survived the shooting and refused to press charges.
Jay Z has claimed that selling crack cocaine on the streets in the 1980s taught him about “budgets”.
Fans accused Beyonce of ripping off her 2011 Billboard Awards performance from Italian pop star Lorella Cuccarini. Beyonce admitted to being influence by the work, saying, “Thank god for YouTube, or I would have never been exposed to something so inspiring.”
Harry Belafonte blasted Jay Z and Beyonce for having “turned their backs on social responsibility.”
A Wikileaks document exposed the fact that Beyonce had performed at a party connected to Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
But when she found out about who was really behind her gig, she quietly donated her fee to the Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund.