He gave me the third degree about who I was and what my intentions were,’ says Lyndall.
‘He gave me the talk about “not messing anything up.” ’ Lyndall says he understood this to mean not to get Beyoncé pregnant. We would hang out and do normal boyfriend-girlfriend things, although I was never allowed to stay over.’Lyndall recalls cycling up alongside his teenage girlfriend as she pounded the pavement and asking why she was belting out songs as she ran. ‘Because Daddy told me it would increase my breath control and lung capacity,’ she replied. She needed someone like Jay Z to take her to the next level. But he says Beyoncé was already ‘fixated’ on fame when he first met her at a Houston church in 1993 after being introduced by her best friend Kelly Rowland, later a member of Destiny’s Child.
Days later though, Beyoncé begins her 'Formation World Tour' and dedicates the final song, 'Halo', to her "beautiful husband" Jay Z. July 2016: Jay Z and Beyoncé are still very much together as they watch Serena Williams at Wimbledon in London.
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However, according to Lyndall, now a chef who runs his own catering business, the truth is rather more complex.
In an exclusive interview with The Mail on Sunday, he reveals the true scope of the machine that has propelled her to stardom – a campaign orchestrated by her father, Mathew Knowles, who gave up his job and invested his life savings to making her a success, driving them to bankruptcy in the process.
‘She’d started singing when she was five and her parents supported her.
For the most part, they maintain tight control of their image as a blissful, mature couple, but that started to change in 2014, when TMZ released footage of the elevator fight that broke the internet.
Though their long-prophesied divorce never came to pass, their relationship returned to the spotlight this month with the release of Beyoncé's cover story, Bey said she met Jay when she was 18, so in late 1999 or 2000, and in a 2007 Charlie Rose interview, Jay said he'd met Bey "10 years ago," or in 1997.
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Beyoncé and Jay have been together for 14 years, an absolute eternity in the world of celebrity relationships.