Jay-Z may sing about having 99 problems, but a rumor ain't one.
Since the birth of his daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, with wife Beyonce, rumors have been flying about a range of topics. Although some of the couple's close friends and family have attempted to clear up the stories, the king and queen of hip hop have stayed quiet--until now.
During a recent interview with The New York Daily News on the re-opening of his sports bar 40/40 Club, Jay-Z cleared up one of the most recent rumors about his plans to give up using the b-word in his music. Although recent reports pointed to a mysterious poem allegedly written by the rap mogul, he only had one thing to say about it.
"That poem and story are fake," he told The New York Daily News.
This isn't the first post-baby Blue story the celebrity power couple has had to battle. Star U.K. reported having an exclusive interview with Beyonce after giving birth. But the singer's rep set the record straight.
"Beyonce has not done any interviews. This is fake."
Even Bey's mother, Tina Knowles, spoke out against the magazine, telling "Access Hollywood" that the article was, "completely made up." But so far, U.K. Star editors are sticking by their story, releasing this statement.
It is not made up or fictitious at all. We bought the interview from a reporter in the U.S. who conducted the interview with Beyonce before the birth. The reporter then obtained the 'top-up' info after the birth, which we believe to have been signed off by a girl on her LSM [labor service management] team.
What rumor will come out about the new family next?