An unauthorized biography has been published by best selling author, Randy Taraborrelli titiled Becoming Beyonce: The Untold Story. According to the book, Beyonce and Jay Z allegedly separated for about a year when the Rihanna affair rumors were spread.
In 2005, Jay Z took up Rihanna as a protégée and released her hit track and debut single, Pon De Replay. The rumors were supposedly spread by PRs to boost Rihanna’s profile and to get her name our there. Queen Bey was said to have taken the matter seriously and decided to separate from the rapper for about a year.
At that time, Jay Z was about 35 years old. Beyoncewas 24 and Rihannawas just 17.
Speaking to Entertainment tonight, Taraborrelli said the duo have been through a lot together to get to this point. They have a three year old daughter now, Blue Ivy.