Rita Ora used the Met Gala 2016 as an opportunity to take a “family” picture with Beyoncé effectively ending speculation that she is “Becky with the good hair.” Ora, 25, snapped a selfie with Beyoncé, 34, inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City Monday and shared it via Snapchat, adding a heart emoji. The photo op came just days after Ora was accused of being someone Jay Z had cheated with, as Beyoncé herself had revealed in Lemonade‘s “Sorry.”Ora—who is Jay Z’s former protégé—denied being “Becky” via Twitter last week. “I never usually address tabloid gossip but let me be clear, these rumours are false,” the British singer wrote. “I have nothing but the utmost respect for Beyonce. Let’s continue enjoying Lemonade.”For reasons unknown, Jay Z did not attend the Met Gala with Beyoncé. Ora, meanwhile, was as a guest of fashion designer Vera Wang. “She is the best date!” the singer told E! News‘ Catt Sadler. Ten days ago, Beyoncé’s fans attacked fashion designer Rachel Roy for posting a picture that seemed to reference Beyoncé’s kiss-off song. “Good hair don’t care, but we will take good lighting, for selfies, or self truths, always,” she wrote in the Instagram caption. “Live in the light #nodramaqueens.” Roy later deleted the post, but that didn’t stop the BeyHive from flooding her comments with bee and lemon emoji; some of them even wrote obscenities on her daughters’ social media pages. In response, Roy tweeted, “I respect love, marriages, families and strength. What shouldn’t be tolerated by anyone, no matter what, is bullying, of any kind.”
As speculation mounted that she was the “Becky” that inspired Beyoncé’s “Sorry”—if not one of many women who had been involved with Jay Z—Roy issued a statement. “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. There is no validity to the idea that the song references me personally. There is no truth to the rumors. 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,” the fashion designer told E! News. “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.”Roy did not attend Monday’s Met Gala.
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