Did Beyonce & Jay-Z have an ulterior motive for skipping the Grammys?

Does anyone else think it’s suspicious that Beyonce and Jay-Z didn’t make an appearance at last night’s Grammys? Jay-Z was up for awards – and he even won one! So why didn’t they go? Is it because they’re “parents” now and they don’t feel like flying to LA? Considering Beyonce was flying just a few weeks before “giving birth,” and considering Bey and Jay have six nannies (reportedly), I really don’t see what the big deal is with coming to the Grammys. My best theory is that Bey is still pissed off that her album was a piece of crap and the Recording Academy snubbed it, and she knew Adele was going to sweep, so she just decided not to bother. They did manage to get this in Us Weekly though:

Where were Beyonce and Jay-Z on Grammys Sunday? On a pizza date in Brooklyn!

Although Jay-Z was nominated at Sunday’s 54th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, he and wife Beyonce sat out the proceedings attended by peers like Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Adele and others.

Instead, Beyonce, 30, and Jay-Z (real name: Shawn Carter), 42, took a Maybach from their home in downtown Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood to the cute Carroll Gardens section of Brooklyn — where they tucked into pizza at their favorite posh pizzeria Lucali.

Leaving one-month-old daughter Blue Ivy at home, the music super couple “were just like a regular couple talking and whatnot,” a witness tells Us Weekly, adding that other patrons failed to notice them. “They were sitting in front of the place closer to where they make the pizza.”

“Love on Top” singer Beyonce made sure to bid goodbye to the eatery’s owner and waitress as they departed.

The fellow diner even congratulated Jay-Z on Blue Ivy’s recent arrival. “He said, ‘Thank you,’ shook our hands, and said ‘Have a good night.’”

(In absentia, Jay-Z and collaborator Kanye West won the Grammy for Best Rap Performance for “Otis,” from their Watch the Throne album.)

The couple surprised fans worldwide Friday night when they posted the first-ever pics of Blue Ivy on a brand-new Tumblr site.

Explained their close pal, stylist June Ambrose: “B really really thought about this,” Ambrose told Us Saturday, “and she really wanted to do it this way. She just couldn’t imagine selling pictures of her baby.”

And the pictures are “accurate,” Ambrose added. “A girl with big full lips, she’ll be a supermodel, I can’t wait! And her eyes — she’s gorgeous!”

[From Us Weekly]

Ah, yes. Who needs the Grammys when you can try to hijack Grammy weekend by releasing photos of your baby (who looks vaguely like a 3-month old Indian baby)? Except Beyonce’s hijacking got hijacked by Whitney Houston’s death, and then Whitney’s death got hijacked by Adele’s sweep.

By the way, I just covered Adele’s Vogue Magazine interview, and I was surprised to see her praise Beyonce so heavily. Here’s Adele talking about her friendship with Bey:

There’s a reason the hip-hop world has embraced her, and the feeling is mutual. She has a genuine fixation on Beyoncé—hands down her favorite artist—and refers to Mrs. Jay-Z a lot in conversation. “She’s been a huge and constant part of my life as an artist since I was about ten or eleven,” says Adele. “I love how all of her songs are about empowerment. Even when she’s married and Jay-Z put a ring on it, she releases ‘Single Ladies.’ Go get yours. Go get what you deserve. I think she’s really inspiring. She’s beautiful. She’s ridiculously talented, and she is one of the kindest people I’ve ever met. I’m the total opposite. I can moan my ass off; I can be lazy. She makes me want to do things with my life.” (Is it a coincidence that Beyoncé named her brand-new baby girl Blue? And aren’t we glad that [Adele’s mom] Penny changed her mind at the last minute and made Blue Adele’s middle and not first name?)

[From Vogue]

Yeah, I don’t think Beyonce named her baby after Adele. Please. And while I’ll buy that Adele adores Beyonce, I’m guessing that Bey feels competitive with Adele. There’s only room for one superstar, you know. And Bey thinks she’s the only one.

Photos courtesy of Hello Blue Ivy and WENN (photo of Beyonce at last year’s Grammys).

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  1. dorothy says:

    At this point does anyone really care?

  2. Lucy says:

    One reason and one reason only they skipped: Chris Brown.
    Same reason they released the photo’s on Friday night.
    Jay-Z can’t stand that POS. He was making a statement about Chris Browns’s presence and the general celebration of that POS asshole.
    As a producer in the future you will get Jay-Z and Beyonce OR Chris Brown. Never both.
    And a baby girl only makes Jay-Z’s resolve stronger.

    • Zelda says:

      Yeah, Jay-Z usually boycots stuff involving Chris Brown.

    • Sisi says:

      I hope this was the real reason

    • Bad Gal Addiction says:

      Chris Brown also performed on the VMAs last year where Jay and Beyonce “announced their pregnancy”. So they already where togehter on an award show.

    • paola says:

      The only thing i like about Jay-Z is the fact that he heartily disapprove of Chris Brown’s presence when he’s around, because Rihanna is Jay-z’s golden sprout and i bet he wasn’t too happy when she ended up in the hospital, so as a girl, if i have to take a side, even if i am no fan of B and JayZ, between C Brown and jay z i have to pick jay z. C Brown is a violent aggressive scumbag and no money i own will ever be spent towards him, or his music or his shit in general.

      • Hypocricy says:

        It’s great he did but the reason why he did was only because Rihana was his protegé and cash cow. I don’t think he would have been more supportive if Brown had hitten another celebrity he had no connection with, let alone a nobody.

        It’s like the B word he sings until he has a daughter. I don’t think he has more morals. He does the same and has beaten women too not to mention spread death through his drug dealings.

        He has no morals but money grabing purposes and since Riri was his cash cow he got mad at Brown’s damaging his money making product.

      • Anodyne says:

        Did any one here read Jay-Z’s book? It was actually a remarkably good read. I’m not a particular fan of hip hop or rap in general but it was interesting and really well written. I listen to the JayZ/Linkin Park album occasionally when I run but that is the extent of my being a “fan”. By the way, Im a 28 year old half Mexican/half white woman (for demographics sake…. because apparently that is important?).

      • aprayerforthewildatheart says:

        I’ve seen Jay-Z do an interview on Bill Maher’s HBO show. He came off as pretty humble, and very intelligent. Maybe it’s a persona thing, RAP isn’t a “kind” part of the industry. A lot that goes on is fronting, bragging, towing the line between true thug and artist.

        I mean when you look at it, these are true artists, they write all their own lyrics, that’s the point. Especially with battle RAP type rhymes, not every RAP “star” is an artist, but to really make it big I do believe they have to have a lot of talent.

        In some cases everything is against them, and the same fighting spirit that gets them to the top can easily be their downfall. It’s a tough game, I’ve developed a respect for it outside of the more negative aspects. I mean it’s just a guy with a pen, a mic, and some beats.

        I also hate to think that people don’t or can’t change, that’s not true. People do change, love, kids, maturity, perspective. All those things can change a person, for better or sometimes for worse. Nobody has to stick around during the bad times to see IF it’ll happen, but I’ve seen it happen. I like having hope in humanity, what’s the alternative? Nihilism? I’ll take hope.

    • robbie y says:

      Jay-Z has beat women in the past as well, along with being a former cocaine dealer, putting that posion in the black community. Or does Brown’s incident overshadow at least 10 years of damage Jay-Z did? I guess it does if you are one of the middle age white women on this blog.

      • 1981jano says:

        jayz was a low life before he had fame and fortune it sounds like. He seems to have risen up above when given everything a man desires. Chris Brown beat a woman after he was handed fame and fortune. Not a fan of either but clearly Mr Brown is a idiotic angry woman beater no matter his surroundings.

      • paola says:

        Robbie if you were talking to me then i have to say that no, i’m not middle age and i didn’t know all this, i’m not american so i don’t know everything that has been going on 10 years ago..so i apologize and i’ll absolutely take back what i said, and that leaves Jay-z in a very bad place which is the one occupied by people who beat up women but they wouldn’t touch their mother, wife, sister or daughter. shame on him.

      • 1981jano says:

        and IMO it has nothing to do with being black or white. Im a woman that says NO to giving money to a PERSON male or female that resorts to hitting people instead of walking away. I dont like unfair fight between 2 men or 2 women or a man and a woman. He was bigger than her. I hope his biggest mistake in life ends up being that he didnt walk away from an altercation.

      • WOM says:

        Robbie Y — did you just use “middle age white women” as a slur? In real life are you Alec Baldwin?

      • robbie y says:

        Honestly that should have been a general comment. Not a fan of Brown at all, didn’t like him before the incident. But this Jay-Z as a hero stuff is ridiculous. Jay-Z has hit women and done it more than once. Neither of them are better than the other. And yes it has to do with Chris, because its the inherent hypocrisy of supporting a criminal just to because you hate another criminal.

      • 1981jano says:

        Im wondering why you are not replying to any of the good points that were made?? You are trying to change ur tune. Thats good because you came off as racist. I was offended. Anyone that has everything money can buy and still *chooses* to be a low life doesnt get my vote. But what do I KNOW ???? IM JUST A MIDDLE AGED WHITE WOMAN! Good day Robbie.

      • robbie y says:

        @1981. I’m sorry, I read your points, just that I had to leave for the bathroom. I agree with you 100%. I can’t stand Chris like I said above. But if you are going to point to some legit artist, pick someone better than Jay-Z

      • TXCinderella says:

        You make it sound like being middle aged, white, and a woman is a bad thing.

      • Petunia says:

        Robbie Y, is it not possible that it’s just as narrow minded to peg all middle aged white people as thinking alike as it is for people to say that all young people of color think alike?

        I suspect the reason there is more ire about Chris Brown is because there is more knowledge about his past than Jay Z’s. Being a dealer and woman beater is repugnant no matter who you are, be it Charlie Sheen, Chris Brown, Jay Z or whomever. It stinks.

      • Bluebear says:

        Whoa whoa whoa! I can’t stand Jay-Z! A beater is a beater for life in my mind, and a dealer is pusher for life. Those are two things that in my mind there is not coming back from. Just like a racist better do a lot to fix that image… ROBBIE!

      • katie says:

        Where did u hear Jay-z has hit women in the past?

    • ZenB!tch says:

      If that’s true then I may learn to like Jay-Z. Too bad he cares more than his protege does.

      Question: *is* Rihanna a skank or does she (worse) just pretend to be?

  3. UniqJazz says:

    I don’t feel like beyonce shows girl power at all. All she does is strut herself in her video’s. How is that girl power. What has beyonce done about empowering women. I dont get it. Adele on the other hand is empowering women, just by being herself and knowing herself ! Adele has talent without all the gimmicks. I do like beyonce, don’t get me wrong but she has kind of lost herself in trying to stay in the spotlight.

    • Hypocricy says:

      Beyonce doesn’t sing about empowering since DC4.

      She sings about “I need a soldier” and “let me cater to you” while wearing some “Freakum dress” as a true bimbo shaking it as a “bootylicious” pretty young thang to “party” in ghetto fab style in underwear and suspenders.

      That is not an empowering process, it’s a bimboish evolution with a blond ambition in the process.

      Her two first albums with Destiny Child Original had more mature lyrics about empowering while she was barely 16. Now at 30 her lyrics are more immature than ever and her music sucks.

      • Lis says:

        I don’t mind Beyonce, but I think her lyrics with DC were hilarious.

        Remember “Nasty Girl”? Where the gals sing about all those nasty, trashy women who dress like hos and who need to look like those paragons of class, er, Destiny’s Child.

        It still makes me laugh.

        It’s pop music. If we’re looking for either empowerment or exploitation in its lyrics, then we’re doing it wrong.

      • UniqJazz says:

        @ Hypocrasy
        That’s what I’m trying to say about beyonce !

        @ Lis
        Beyonce keeps saying she empowers women and what not. I definitly don’t expect anything from pop music.

      • Hypocricy says:

        @ Lis

        Yes it all began with DC3, the “bootylicious” and “nasty girls” songs included.

        The Survivor song were just a dig at the other girls but ther second and last album with DC4 while not perfect had more mature lyrics and better melodies like “if you leave” or “16″ for example.

        It all went down with DC3, the “BOOTYLICIOUS” song she was so proud (already showing a big ego) to be credited for as the word enters the dictionarry and the “Nasty Girls” and their nasty clothed that she soon emulate herself.

      • Asli says:

        LOL! Spot on! I still can’t understand how you can take credit for writing a song when you’ve barely contributed. She puts two words in and then she’s a song writer? Bull. Crap. She’s a fake, and has always been.

    • ZenB!tch says:

      As artists, these women are polar opposites. If “pop” wasn’t such an agnostic category they would never compete against each other.

      However, Adele and Bey are about girl power just by virtue of being out there – both have beautiful eyes and faces and both have less than ideal “Hollywood” bodies. By virtue of just existing they are telling women that it’s OK to be curvy or a bit overweight (as long as you are healthy). For a younger woman that is more empowering than anything either of them can say.

    • Flan says:

      She used to be about that, until she became a rapper-wife.

      You know, one of those guys that refer to women as bitches.

  4. Petunia says:

    A friend of mine has an interesting theory. She told me she thinks Beyonce didn’t attend because she was mad that Whitney’s death took the spotlight off of Beyonce and her new baby so Bey refused to go. I don’t know if it’s true but I wouldn’t put it past Bey.

    • Bad Gal Addiction says:

      I was thinking the same thing. She didn’t do that sirup diet and daily workouts for nothing. She wanted to strut her stuff on the Grammys. No doubt about that.

    • LAK says:

      wow. i joked on earlier posts that Beyonce must be pissed that focus will now be Whitney no matter what stunt she pulls.

      I know these artists are narcissists but i really hope that wasn’t the reason they stayed away.

      However, isn’t it telling how much B’s credibility has gone down the tubes that we can believe or even joke along those lines?

    • Madison says:

      Yes that’s it! that damn whitney houston dying couldn’t she have waited a week or two before overdosing. LOL.

      Bey is damned if she does and damned if she doesn’t. If she had attended you all would be saying what a bad mother she is abandoning her baby to go to the grammys and because she wasn’t there it’s because she’s jealous of adele and pissed off that she wasn’t nominated.

      • demian bichir says:

        Agreed.B can’t never win.She’s a big player in the industry whether some people like it or not.Adele loves her like millions of others all around the world.But i gotta admit that her last 2 albums weren’t that good.The US music industry doesn’t tolerate any talent anymore, it’s all about the $.

      • Petunia says:

        I have no idea about what happened with Beyonce but I will say that she’s acted strangely since the pregnancy and I was turned off when she and Jay Z made the kids’ name into a marketing tool immediately after she was born. Even the Kardashians haven’t done that.

    • Kasey says:

      I only JUST read a BI about this and that was everyone’s guess (her being ticked that her time to shine wasn’t going to happen). But I must say, as much as I ADORE crazy, self-absorbed Mariah Carey, I could totally see this BI being about her. Wasn’t she MIA from the Grammys but also an honoree this year? Its possible that Bey is just a new mother and already had gone “out” recently and that’s all her body and mind could handle.

      BI below:
      [BlindGossip] She was ready to go. She had been invited. She had hair, makeup and jewelry all booked for the pre-parties and the show. She had the perfect dresses made. She was in shape. She had even pulled a publicity stunt to pique the public’s interest. She was totally ready to strut the red carpet and bask in the attention.

      However, this big star was ultimately a no-show at the Grammys. So what happened? Was she ill? Was she in mourning for a fellow singer? Did the limo break down? None of the above. She wanted the buzz and the attention on her, but since her plan was disrupted by the untimely demise of another, she decided to stay home.

  5. Tommy says:

    If you would actually listen to the lyrics to her music, you would see that everything Beyonce does is very woman-identified. And 4 didn’t suck, it just wasn’t mainstream, radio-friendly pop music. It’s actually some of the best stuff she’s released in years, to be honest.

    • TheOriginalVictoria says:

      You can’t be serious. DIL was her best work. It was more honest and as real as you can get for someone who doesn’t write their own music. That was the last time I truly liked Beyonce.

      4 wasn’t raido pop friendly because it sucked. Being woman-identified doesn’t make it girl powery.

      With B-Day she contradicted herself repeatedly. How the hell is sticking around with a man who you know is with another chick but you won’t let him go because YOU put in all the work girl power? In the same breadth she wants to try to call the man Irreplaceable and telling women to put their Freak’um Dress on. Beyonce says B-Day was about telling a story, but it wasn’t about her, but it was so “personal” to her. Which is it? Was Jay making it with Rihanna under her Umbrella ,eh eh or was she telling someone else’s story? She claimed to have written every song on the album, and that was a lie.

      As for IASF and 4lop, her lyrics were immature for the most part and the albums had no central theme. For someone who loves to talk about empowering women, I love how she reminds us lowly creatures, that we are jealous of women who are more successful and b) materialism is a priority over everything else. Girls Run the World was supposed to be a girl power anthem and then to hop on Lady Gaga’s gay friendly train she claimed the song was for the gays to. Uh, last time I checked gays were still men, no matter how much they identify with women. Party was about drugs and fucking strangers, basically and she’s a married woman still talking that shit.

      Beyonce is not pro-anything save for Pro-Self. She is whatever she needs to be to “bag all that money.”

  6. Asli says:

    Enough with this fracking baby! And why are they leaving that baby every other night to ‘go out’? Most first time moms don’t want to leave their babies sides when she’s barely over a month old. And yeah, we’re supposed to believe Beyonce ate pizza while on her ‘diet-’ Good one. They all need to go away. To me a lying, stealing, barely-any-clothes-wearing ‘diva’ is not women-empowering. She has never nor will ever be empowering when she’s basically stealing/copying fellow female and male artists work. There is a difference between COPYING and being INSPIRED. Beyonce clearly doesn’t know that line. She doesn’t have an original bone in her body.

  7. Nev says:

    adele overload any second now…

  8. Jen says:

    The baby is supercute. I love adele and beyonce and jay z. So much love!!

  9. Talie says:

    Yeah, I thought it was tacky that they would release their child’s photos to overshadow the Grammy’s (and Adele)…just like she announced her pregnancy at the MTV awards to steal everyone’s thunder.

    • Karen says:

      Come ON people!! If she released the baby photos one week after the birth, she is a shrew who doesn’t care about her kid’s privacy. She released them on Friday and she’s “overshadowing the Grammy’s”. If she released them today, she overshadows Valentine’s Day. If she released them at the end of March, she is overshadowing spring.

      Please get over it!!!

  10. sm255 says:

    I didn’t even know that they would even have a motive for skipping the Grammys. I figured they just didn’t come.

  11. the original bellaluna says:

    I’m sure they did. Their every move is calculated.

  12. Camille says:

    Guess who:

    She was ready to go. She had been invited. She had hair, makeup and jewelry all booked for the pre-parties and the show. She had the perfect dresses made. She was in shape. She had even pulled a publicity stunt to pique the public’s interest. She was totally ready to strut the red carpet and bask in the attention.

    However, this big star was ultimately a no-show at the Grammys. So what happened? Was she ill? Was she in mourning for a fellow singer? Did the limo break down? None of the above. She wanted the buzz and the attention on her, but since her plan was disrupted by the untimely demise of another, she decided to stay home.

  13. The Original Mia says:

    I assumed they wanted to be home with their baby daughter. It’s one thing to go out in the same city you live in. It’s quite another to fly across country for an event.

  14. mek821 says:

    They’re such self-centered famewhores. If it’s not all about them they can’t be bothered.

    I used to like both Bey and J but and I still think they are both incredibly talented performers, but their sense of superiority and entitlement is such a turnoff!

  15. constance says:

    I know Bey has some Creole, my H is from La. But does this child really look like them- like together? just sayin’…

  16. Maria says:

    you know what I don’t get? why didn’t they just release the photo of their baby on the cover of a magazine like others before them?… why I ask this is because I have heard they were offered several million for the first photo…why not just do it and give that money to charity?…that seems like the smartest thing to do..what’s the difference between a photo online or a magazine cover anyways?….it just seems like they could have made SO much money and given it to a children’s hospital or something….. I don’t know, just wondering.

    • T.C. says:

      Maybe they don’t want to sell their daughter to a magazine like others. I can’t believe you are criticizing them for not whoring out their daughter’s picture! Releasing it on their website instead of selling it to a magazine is the ONE thing that I actually respect about Jay and Bey through this whole baby-gate crap. If I was famous I would NEVER sell my baby’s pictures.

      • Tiffany says:

        I agree. Pretty amazing they are getting critiqued for NOT selling their baby’s picture. Sigh.

      • fancyamazon says:

        Or how about just not throw images of your child out there to the public at all? They made their baby’s “name” public so that people would recognize their brand more and want to copy it, and then they move to copywriter it so they can slap down those who try. And then they won’t sell photos but they do make sure that the images get out anyway. Why not just be a bit more private? It can be done, and has been done by very large celebrities.

    • Hypocricy says:

      not to sound disrespectful but for money hungry people it can be insulting to be offered a certain amount of money that they may judge to be insulting.

      Non caucasian babies don’t sell as much and I doubt magazines would have offered the amount of money Bey and Jay may have ask for related to their status.

      Trust me, as much as I beleive that they are bigger than let’s say Jessica Alba, they would have received less money nonetheless and that could have been perceived insulting for them.

  17. Ogechi says:

    Describing Beyonce’s child as Indian is a complete insult to her & I really can’t figure out why you so hate her! She didn’t create herself to be beautiful & humble. You are too hard on her & it breaks my heart!!

  18. Nae nae says:

    You are all ridiculous. I love celebrity gossip just as much as everyone else here but have you ever thought that it’s just that, gossip? You can’t take everything literally, as nobody here, including Celebitchy knows these people personally.

    And shame on you for insinuating the baby isn’t biologically Beyonce’s. We will NEVER know if she used a surrogate, but either way it’s irresponsible to say without proven fact. And people use surrogates all the time by implanting the sperm and egg, ie not the biological child of the surrogate herself.

    And everyone saying beyonce and jay-z are famewhores, even when they step out of the spotlight they are goin to get criticized. Beyonce could win a nobel peace prize and you would find something wrong with it. A woman who had a career, got married, then had a baby, nothin’ wrong with that.

    • Tiffany says:

      Well said! I was never a huge Beyonce fan, but I am so amazed by the negativity that has been directed at this couple…all based on gossip and rumors. People are RAGING about things that aren’t even factual…it is kind of creepy, honestly.

    • MorticiansDoItDeader says:

      I don’t think people are saying she isn’t biologically Bey’s. They’re saying an embryo (belonging to Bey and Jay) was implanted (via in vitro) into a surrogate/gestational carrier.

      • Tiffany says:

        It doesn’t really matter if you are suggesting that it was a surrogate. You are STILL talking about what happened (or didn’t happen) inside Beyonce’s uterus…something you have NO CLUE ABOUT.

        When people have no factual basis to believe something, yet they chose to believe the most negative, horrendous version of events…it says a lot more about the person making the comments than the person who is getting commented on. The conspiracy theories are shameful no matter how you slice it!

      • Asli says:

        @Tiffany – She made herself open to speculation when she announced her pregnancy in the most public way possible. We have every right to speculate, theories and comment since she is a CELEBRITY. It’s in the job description. If she didn’t want any of this attention then she would have become a pharmacist or a teacher but she didn’t. Guess what. She wanted the attention it just wasn’t the kind she wanted. You know what they say, be careful what you wish for.

        As for the theories being shameful? I say they are absolutely right. All the evidence is there.

  19. lynn says:

    probably upset she wasn’t asked to sing a tribute to whitney.

  20. mr stinky fishface says:

    As a mother I will tell you I didn’t even want to go to a movie without baby let alone a flight cross country. Leave the new mom alone geeze, sometimes you get all ready but then theatrical beautiful little person changes your mind.

  21. paola says:

    I reckon they didn’t go to the Grammys because she was starving on a diet and reeeeeaaaally needed to get some pizza!
    oh come on B, first you bullshit us with a fake pregnancy,months of pillowing your belly to make us all believe it, then you ‘deliver’ the baby (or the pillow) and then, the wonderwoman in you what does she do? of course! crazy workouts at stupid hours in the day, stricht diet regime to lose the fat without forgetting the breastfeeding and a bleeding vagina…and then when everyone is celebrating one of the most important nights of the year, or mourning the death of one of the greatest singers of our times.. what do you do??? you go out for pizza!!! f-ing unbelievable.

  22. TheOriginalVictoria says:

    Let’s get one thing straight about Mr. Joe Camel Humps-A-Lot. He can’t stand Chris because Rihanna is his peeps. He has no problem being aggressive or misogynistic towards women despite the fact that he came out of a mother’s womb, has a wife, sisters and now a daughter. So it doesn’t bother him when other women are treated like shit, as long as you don’t do it to any of his. cause only he can verbally abuse women.

    What about the tim when he smacked that girl at a basketball game. He mugged the shit out of her. So f–k him.

    Blind Gossip had the scoop on this. IT was confirmed weeks ago that Beyonce was coming to the Grammys. And according to BG, they said she had every ready, and accepted the invite, UNTIL Whitney died and then it could no longer be all about her. This who Beyonce is. Believe it.

  23. Tiffany says:

    I don’t know why anyone would suggest that Beyonce views Adele as competition. From what I have heard, Beyonce is really friendly. Her and Gaga have worked together several times. I think society likes to pit women against each other far too much. Stop trying to create conflict where there is none.

  24. Scandoll says:

    Curious, why this baby has straight hair

  25. jolie says:

    beyonce is a narcissist and attention horemonger and that bi is 100% her! she didnt sell her baby pics because noone was offering or wanted to pay what they delusionally think they deserve! these two are calculating and manipulative and anyone who believes their genuine perfect or sincere needs an MRI and brain biopsy!!

  26. Frayed_Edges says:

    I bet there’s a really boring/normal reason why they didn’t go. Like… it was Jay’s mom’s birthday or something really dull. Who cares. Chris Brown should be boycotted at every opportunity, though.

  27. Barbie2.0 says:

    Beyonce didn’t attend because she’s a grown woman that can do whatever she wants. She can go for the party last year she was there with Gwyneth Paltrow. Kanye didn’t attend either because America mistreated him and take him for granted that’s why now he lives in France. Beyonce got a total of 16 Grammy there’s no comparison here, she was the 1st woman that won 6grm in 1 night. Blue Ivy looks like she’s 3months old because her mother is 5’6 and dad 6’0 so the baby is gonna be really tall when she grow up

  28. 1981jano says:

    Oh, and Kaiser, I agree the baby looks at least 3 months old! BUT —- then I saw the bottom picture where you see her little hand and wrist. I can see the flaky skin stuff my daughter had for a week or so after being born. They said it was from being wet in the womb all the time. Now whom’s wet womb she was chillin’ in is still a mystery! ;)

  29. Newtsgal says:

    I watched the Grammy’s last night and my take was.
    You have a bunch of untalented, auto-tuned, have to put on a big show and dance to makeup for the fact that they are untalented preformers trying to out do and out shock. *side-eye to Nikki*
    Then you have a true talent come onto the stage, wearing a black dress and blows them all away.
    I am soooo glad Adele ruled the night, she deserved it!

  30. Jover says:

    All the “hate” directed toward bouncy is well deserved. Happy for Adele.

  31. Nova81 says:

    Everything is planned pertaining to this couple. Honestly, they should sit home and enjoy their child, live life, and maybe return with relevant material.

  32. e.non says:

    ***“She’s been a huge and constant part of my life as an artist since I was about ten or eleven,” says Adele.***

    bwahahaha… i’m sure that comments like that don’t endear adele to beyonce…

  33. demian bichir says:

    If you wanna b*tch about B just make sure you do the same with every B*tches in the industry.They all use the same PR games. If you want to make it big in the biz you have to be FAKE because you’re not person anymore you become a brand.

    • Asli says:

      No, we don’t. The reason Beyonce is getting so much backlash is because of the way she has been presenting herself. She claims she’s a songwriter, choreographer, producer, director, editor. She claims that she’s, original, authentic, creative etc. She isn’t. She has been caught lying about those things on practically every album and song. She markets herself this way and then when people find out about the truth, the backlash follows. Rihanna doesn’t claim to be any of those things. Neither does Christina Aguilera or Britney Spears. The only one who does this and is caught lying is Beyonce. That’s the problem. If I didn’t know any better I’d call her a pathological liar. She MUST know people are going to find out about the truth. Especially in this day and age, with the internet available everywhere.

    • Hypocricy says:

      Beyonce has been immune to harsh criticism unlike her generation peers. Even the scandal of DC4 didn’t scatter one bit her reputation of a good girl.

      She came at the same time of Britney and Christina. I remembered vividly the critics that poured on Britney for putting skimpy clothes, being a slut and devoiding teens from decency while DC4 who also were putting those type of clothes were relatively protected as Bey was marketing herself as a God fearing teen who goes to church and would never be like the rest of them.

      When Janet had the wardrobe malfunction, there were even parallels with Bey presented as a classier lady who will never be caught doing that though you could already see her butt one second focus in the CIL vid.

      She was on stage with Usher emulating a strip dancer bending over showing her thong and buttcheeks in ‘Bad Girl’ and still no uproar while Britney and others would have been crucified for it.

      She was the so called classy lady, yet she was dating a former gangster, drug dealer who sings obscenity but you didn’t see the uproar like you have seen about Bobby Brown and Whitney.

      The recurrent overboard stealing and copy cat from other stars didn’t taint her like it would have done others; The digs and bitchiness towards her former members didn’t change her good girl image. The arrogance she has shown from the start bragging about songs she never wrote never lessened her good humble reputation like it will have done to others.

      I think this long lived undeserved immunity has contributed to her big ego and made her beleive that she could do whatever she wanted without ever being criticizerd for it. Her tricks, lies, arrogant, money hundry behaviour since her pregnancy mainly has pulled the plug and will come back to haunt her.

      She has lost her halo and is now perceived like all the rest with a long due fair share of hatred to balance the universal worship she has benefitted so far.

      But i doubt she even is aware of that. She has been too much revered, protected by the lack of backlash that it will take time for her to catch her brains that she isn’t above the rest of celebrities anymore.

      The next beautiful light skinned gal who is greedy for fame, who has a beautiful voice, who can produce a decent product and has a great market team behind her will take her place in no time.

      Beyonce has burned all the bridges of sympathy and immunity she had including in her own fanbase. She has only herself to blame for the backlash she is experiencing today. She has been protected 15 years from it !

      • paola says:

        I’m so speechless and you’re so right1 :O

      • Tiffany says:

        Wow, that was a lot of your time spent on someone you supposedly dont like! Obsess much?

      • Hypocricy says:

        @ Tiffany

        How i spend my time is my business and i don’t have to justify to perfect strangers how i spend it nor how I should act or write according feelings i may have for X or Y idole of theirs. I am not here to sugartcoat anyone but to give my opinion about whatever subject i feel drawn to answer.

        Thanks for taking YOUR precious time to read my stuff and TO reply about it eventhough you don’t like it while trying to control my own time and my right to post at any length I want according feelings…Talk about being obsessed and controlling…

      • Flan says:

        Well said.

        Would like to add to that that she wears fur.

        No need where she lives, it’s not f-ing Siberia.

      • paola says:

        oh please don’t get me started with the fur.. i am the n.1 fur hater and after a big argument with some ladies in old posts who said that JLo is a ‘hard working’ person and if she has the money to buy fur then she is entitled to it…….. i was so pissed off!! i’ve also been called low life loser.
        now now beyoncè wears fur too so i just hope one day, karma will go sneaking back and bite her hard in that big ass of hers.

      • kay says:

        I agree 100%.

        @ Tiffany- ironic you are talking to someone else about being obsessed, when I see your name all over the comments. You certainly have a lot to say on this subject, so why can’t others?

      • Flan says:

        Wow, Paola. Commenters reacting like that will need their karma too.

        Actually the fur thing was the first crack in my admiration for Beyonce. Used to like her lots, but that just made me suspicious. And as you can see from the comments here, it turned out there are loads of reasons to dislike her.

        Worst now is the crazy spending for baby-articles with diamonds etc.

  34. Delta Juliet says:

    No matter who gave birth to her, or how old she is, that is a sweet little baby :) I can’t get over that head of hair.

  35. Chatcat says:

    Not a chance that child is their biological child. ANYBODY that talks about this agrees…she disclsed she was prego AFTER Simpson and Garner and yet they are still pregnant and if that child isn’t at LEAST 3 months old then Beyonce lip syncs every song and has the entire music industry fooled too! Jeez.

    • Jaye says:

      That’s incorrect. Both Simpson and Garner announced their pregnancies AFTER Beyonce.

      • Chatcat says:

        Garner announced her’s on Aug 22nd, a week before Beyonce did on Aug 28. Jessica Simpson “officially” announced it in late Septs so split the diff and I am half right and you are half right. Now since both Jess and Jen are still prego and Beyonce has a 3 month old who was never a “premie”, I and most I speak with that actually give a rats ass, don’t think their is a biological link to this child. Not that anybody cares, but why the big “charade”?????

  36. Newmrs says:

    While I dont believe beyonce was pregnant, please stop using the baby’s hair or color as evidence…its bordering on offensive. Black babies skin tone and hair change as they get older..

  37. Meanchick says:

    They didn’t show up because the night WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN ABSOLUTELY ALL ABOUT THEM! They want to show up where they are sure to be the focus. Couple of jackasses. RIP Whitney.

  38. reg says:

    their publicist probably advised them to stay low key after the fake pregnancy fiasco and that baby looks Mexican.

  39. Ogechi says:

    Now they are being called idiots, pathetic etc just because you read some untrue gossip stories about them on d internet & you dare post the link for us to read as if you are quoting from CNN, BBC, Peoples magazine etc. Beyonce & Jay are the most humble & cute couple in Hollywood, they are both talented & wealthy. I agree that Celebitchy blog is my guilty pleasure but I refused to allow my heart to be polluted. Nobody can change my mind about anybody I love & admire. I don’t even know them & they don’t know me too but I don’t only adore Beyonce, I respect her & I actually wish I could achieve a little bit of what she has achieved. She doesn’t drink or do drugs, she dated her husband & married him without drama. Why would anybody hate her for being a mum? Or hate her for being so sweet & successful? I feel like crying right now. She never broke a home, she never stole anybody’s property, she is beyond decent & should be a role model to any young lady!!!

  40. Martin Harris says:

    Bitchie has a hard on for the Carters…its their fuckin biz if they went or not….they own you no explanation….jealousy is ugly and its written all over your face!!

  41. tinker says:

    Baby is 2 – 3 months. I remember an article saying the surrogate had it in Brooklyn. Way before Beyonce went and faked it. She must have moxed her due date up with the unveiling picture date. She did give a few due dates. Mid Feb at first. Oh but she had the baby for sure. Why is it offensive if some people don’t understand black babies are born lighter than they become. Or they have straight hair?One could just tell people and not be offended.But that wouldn’t be so much fun.

  42. ChloeS says:

    I will never forgive Beyonce for stealing Britney’s thunder at the VMAs. It was Brit’s moment, it was her tribute. But NOOOOO…Beyonce just has to announce her FAKE PREGNANCY and introduce Pillow Baby to the world just after Britney accepts her Lifetime Achievement award. So disrespectful.

  43. Courtney says:

    dumb asses awards don’t mean anything at the end of the day besides there are two artists have more Grammies than her those are Stevie Wonder with 21 & Tony Bennett with 17 as of last night. maybe they didn’t want to travel corss country with their month old baby who had recently supposedly been sick besides they would’ve gotten a couple million had they sold the pics because of Beyonces age. doing the website blatantly copied what Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon did for their twins in part because they would’ve gotten nill to nothing if they had sold the pics because Mariah is over 40

  44. Jennifer says:

    Most people I know don’t leave their newborns with a sitter that soon. I didn’t leave my daughter with ANYONE until she was at least 3 mos.

  45. samira677 says:

    I know people don’t care but Beyonce wasn’t even expected to attend. All of the entertainment shows had the seating arrangements and she was never listed although Jay was. I don’t know why he didn’t attend and he wasn’t even supposed to perform. Also a lot of black babies are born light and get darker. The funny thing is people were bashing them for attending now they get bashed for not going.

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  48. Jordan says:

    Maybe Bee was mad she wasn’t asked to do the tribute to Whitney and that honor went to Jennifer Hudson (the same person who stole her thunder in Dream Girls).

  49. anonymoose says:


    She wasn’t there? Thought she was sched to perform.

    Didn’t miss her.

  50. Jessica says:

    Damned if she did, damned if she didn’t. If she or Jay-Z went to the Grammy’s then they would say how irresponsible they are for not staying with their newborn. And since they didn’t fly across the country for one night, they are being called selfish and self-centered. It’s ridiculous. I’m not even a mother and I know that I wouldn’t want to leave my newborn child for anything!!!!!

    • kay says:

      They did leave her though, J whatever went our right after she was born, they attended 2 events 2 nights in a row, and also went our for dinner.

      so, yeah, they left her already. That excuse, the “don’t want to leave her” is bull. Babies fly, even 1 month olds.

  51. Tweakspotter says:

    Aww what a cute baby!!! I wonder where she bought her and if they have one in Latino size 9(lbs)?

  52. Adrien says:

    Geez man, after Gaga, now we’re pitting Adele against Bey. Who’s next? Lana?

    Kaiser, Beyonce’s “4″ isn’t a crap album. It is uneven, just a few tracks that can work individually but the album is greater than the sum of its parts. Adele was one of her “source of inspiration” to her latest album, so partly blame Adele.

  53. Confuzzle says:

    Amazing how many people call that woman Bey, as though they’re personal friends. Seems so familiar. Were you there when she picked up the new kid from the surrogate?

  54. lisa says:

    The baby is just beautiful. A combination of them both.

  55. alex says:

    Whatever Jay-Zs past might have been, here and now, he’s a better man than Chris Brown.

  56. Jaye says:

    Kaiser…you sure know how to generate hits. You probably don’t believe half the things you write about Beyonce.

  57. ShayButta77 says:

    Sigh…First time commenter. First, everyone who is saying that they believe that they skipped the Grammys on purpose are obviously not Jay-Z fans. Because if you were, you would know that he has been protesting the Grammys for years. He never goes because he does not like the treatment of hip hop. Second, considering that he never goes and they do have a newborn at home, maybe it’s a strong possibility that she didn’t want to go because she didn’t want to be that far from her newborn, regardless to whether she gave birth or not. (Or am I wrong in assuming that women who don’t give birth cannot bond with newborns.) Seriously? Can we stop looking for negative things to say about them? They stayed away from the spotlight and they are still catching flak?

  58. Tammy says:

    I’m sorry, this site has become completely ridiculous. Why not just rename yourself the Beyonce Hate site? Any excuse to trash the Carters is taken even when they STAY HOME AND DO NOTHING. It’s absurd and has completely turned me off visiting here. At this point, this site is not about posting celebrity gossip, it’s about providing a place for people with extreme and often worrying hatred for certain celebrities to congregate. Gossip is supposed to be fun and a bunch of Beyonce haters foaming at the mouth every time she blinks is not fun at all.

  59. lynette says:

    “Whitney’s death was hijacked by Adele’s sweep”. Are u serious! Love her or hate her Whitney was an icon who unfortunately got lost with drugs and the Hollywood lifestyle…FYI black radio,blogs, and television have been celebrating Whitney’s life since her untimely death… It was not overshadowed by a Grammy sweep……

  60. mememe says:

    The motive is called Blue Ivy.

  61. Are Ya'll Serious? says:

    I never comment on this site, but this whole Post and majority of comments are completely ridiculous.. You’re hating on this woman and creating all these ulterior motives for her not attending the grammy’s? Heres a thought: she has a newborn at home and she wasn’t nominated. Why would she fly across country for one night? Why risk flying with a newborn for an awards show? And if she did attend ya’ll would be jumping down her throat calling her an attention whore, etc.

    And to the people saying shes been out twice since the birth of her baby: Yes she went out twice, in her current hometown of NY! She didn’t have to pack her baby up and fly across country.

  62. cecizahn says:

    I really think that Beyonce got her baby via surrogate mother.

  63. sickandtired says:

    This is the silliest post. Who cares whether she and her husband chose not to attend the Grammys? Any woman who has had a child and intends to be a good mother, knows that when you have a baby things that once seemed so important really just aren’t in the whole grand scheme of things. I can’t understand the negativity ppl. have towards Beyonce. Has she been mean or cruel to anyone that we know of? Has she demonstrated a bad attitude or not being appreciative of the support from her fans? Does she disrespect herself by hanging out all night @ seedy clubs with bums, getting intoxicated or high? All she has done publicly is try to entertain ppl. she doesn’t owe us anything except for what we pay for a good concert, a good album (we may or may not agree on whether they’re good or not but that’s ok). She’s neither tried to upstage anyone, isn’t bitter towards anyone, doesn’t say mean or cruel things about ppl. in public. She just tries to do what she does and minds her business. If she’s guilty of anything it’s of having a wonderful PR team behind her (and for those of you who don’t know or understand you can be a very talented performer but w/o the correct PR you will not succeed in this business), she’s guilty of being able to not only write, produce but successfully perform her music….whether it’s in the studio or live. She can dance, she’s beautiful, and seems to be more decent than alot of the ppl. who post negative comments about her w/o being able to say exactly what she has done to warrant such cruel comments. I enjoy real talent, beautiful and kindness whether it’s from a man or a woman. I don’t dislike myself so much that I have to hate a woman who hasn’t done a thing to me, is a stranger (yes she’s an entertainer but she’s neither our friend or relative…so why so much anger?) As for attending the Grammys who in their right minds after just having a child would want to sit at a boring awards show, listening to ppl. drone on endlessly and having to have your ears assaulted by some performers who can not sing live and are horrendous. I would much rather be at home with my child watching an old movie and minding my own business. If you don’t like her music, that’s fine but to dislike her personally and to my knowledge she’s never done anything to evoke such emotions, boggles my mind. This story was only written for the ignorant to make them “feel” a certain way or think a certain thing about a performer who doesn’t deserve it. Cheap shot and unneccessary especially given all that has occurred with Whitney’s passing (R.I.P).

  64. tc says:

    whomever wrote this article clearly has not birthed a child. This baby looks like a 1 month old. And all babies progress differently. I do understand the angle of controversy for attention and user usage. However, at the end of the day, this beautiful family deserves some peace without being judged or held under a microscope every other day by this site gesh!!! its their baby end of story