Despite the fact that nothing unprofessional happened between the "99 Problems" rapper and the pop princess, Beyoncé was not having any of it and allegedly walked away from Jay Z.
"Beyoncé didn't know what to make of this, and it actually ended up breaking them up for a time," Taraborrelli told Entertainment Tonight. "They spent maybe a year apart from each other because Beyoncé just wasn't sure of what to make of the situation with Rihanna."
Luckily they were able to make amends and eventually married in 2008.
In another explosive claim, the author says he heard from multiple sources that the infamous 2014 elevator incident involving Jay Z and Bey's sister Solange stemmed from the "Single Ladies" singer forbidding her husband from attending a party hosted by Rihanna. #badblood
Recently, all three music icons appeared on great terms while sharing the stage at the launch of their music streaming service TIDAL in March.
It should be noted that none of these juicy reports have been confirmed or denied by Beyoncé, Jay Z or Rihanna.