CLAIM: Jay-Z and Beyonce Separate

Truth rating: 1

By Daniel Gates


MediaTakeOut has yet another “BLOCKBUSTER news” exclusive, and this one’s a real doozy. Our favorite rumor mill announces that Jay-Z and Beyonce are taking a “trial separation.” Really? How original…

The suspect site’s so-called “snitch” claims the couple “has been at odds for the last year,” with the biggest alleged conflict being Jay-Z’s desire to have kids and Beyonce’s reluctance. “For now [Jay Z’s] going to be staying in LA. Beyonce will be in NY… The hope is that with the time apart, the couple will decide to either have kids, or go their separate ways,” explains the MTO “insider.” Have they never heard of having their own career?

Meanwhile, the site hopes “Jigga changes his mind and works things out with wifey,” because “the staff here at are HUGE fans” of the couple. Then why put out the ridiculous claim in the first place? If only they were HUGE fans of accuracy. A source close to Jay-Z tells Gossip Cop the report is “b.s.”

Sounds a lot like MTO’s countless other misfires about the couple. We’d have an easier time believing the “separation” story if it didn’t come from the same site that keeps insisting Beyonce is pregnant and Jay Z was hooking up with Gwyneth Paltrow up. Humorously, MediaFakeOut illustrated its story not with shots of them separately or looking miserable, but of the couple once again enjoying a sports event together (see above).

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