Who Is Becky From Bey's Lemonade? 2 Of The Potentials Are Surprising

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The Beyhive is buzzin'.

If you were one of the many people that Beyoncé took for an emotional joyride with her visual album "Lemonade," then first, go and get yourself a milkshake. It's been a tough week. 

No one had any idea what we were in for when we sat down to watch the Queen's latest surprise venture. We thought we were strapping in for It's a Small World and what we got was the The Hulk. It takes some time to recover. 

If instead you took to the internet to find some sort of meaning behind all this, then I'm sorry. Beyoncé's loyal (and sometimes slightly intense) fanbase — otherwise known as the Beyhive — has taken it upon themselves to accuse pretty much anyone who ever drank lemonade in their life of being the "Becky with the good hair" that Jay Z cheated with.  

Here's are the five rumors that have everyone talking: 

1. People think "Lemonade" was inspired by Jay Z's alleged affair with Rachel Roy. 


When the album was first dropped, fans speculated that designer Rachel Roy was the "Becky with the good hair," in Beyoncé's song "Sorry," because of previous rumors in 2014 that Roy had an affair with Jay Z — one that may have caused that notorious elevator fight between the rapper and his wife's sister, Solange Knowles.  

It almost seemed nearly confirmed when just a few hours after "Lemonade" was released, Roy posed a photo on Instagram with the caption: "Good hair don't care, but we will take good lighting for selfies or self truths, always. Live in the light. #nodramaqueens." 

The photo was taken down after the Beyhive swarmed Roy's account with hateful comments. She later denied denied being "Becky," and said that her post was meant to be "fun and lighthearted." 


2. Some fans are starting to believe that "Becky" is actually Rita Ora. 


Most of the Beyhive has moved on from Roy to singer Rita Ora, who was dodging rumors about having an affair with Jay Z back in 2013. Jay Z has also been accused of cheating with singer Rihanna in 2005, and coming onto rapper Olivia McFaller in 2013. 

When accused of being involved with Jay Z by a radio host, Rita Ora lashed out and told him: "Don't you dare disrespect Beyoncé like that ever in your entire life." 

Her defense of Queen B may have changed after fans realized that a few days before she posted a Snapchat selfie wearing a bikini top with lemons covering her nipples and a necklace that looked like "J" but could be a backwards "r" if the picture was taken in the mirror. 

Rita Ora was also seen on April 25 wearing almost the exact same outfit as Beyoncé did in her video "Formation." Even more speculation surrounded the singer when just hours after being accused she shared a poster from the film "Ash Wednesday," which is about a woman whose afraid her husband has no interest in her.

The cheating rumors surrounded the singer are building as she continues to post mysterious Snapchats with captions like "Oh....When your the truth." 


3. People are wondering if "Becky" is really just a generalization of white women.


Despite consistently using her Twitter to shame people of all races, Iggy Azalea recently used the platform to call out Beyoncé for using the line "Becky with the good hair" to unfairly generalize an entire race. The rapper tweeted: 

"Girl, BYE. Do you know how many time ppl have called me BECKY? It didn't have any kind of positive intention behind it. Don't start."

Azalea is one of few people set on focusing on a deeper meaning behind Beyoncé's lyrics that go far beyond calling out her husband's mistress. 


4. And some think the whole album was a publicity stunt. 


Some people find the whole "Jay Z being cool with Beyoncé calling him out with an hour-long video special" really hard to believe. And the fact that "Lemonade" was only available for purchase on Tidal — which is owned by Beyoncé, Jay Z and other artists — is another reason for people to think it was all a stunt. 

Since the album's release, the app went from 202nd most popular free app to the third. And after Tidal countless problems and lawsuits, people are starting to wonder. However, the album didn't stay exclusive on Tidal for long. It's currently available on iTunes. 




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