Even though Beyoncé fans weren’t sure exactly who their favorite diva had beef with on her new Lemonade album, the two women they confused with each other – culinary celeb Rachael Ray and fashion designer Rachel Roy – apparently have no beef between each other. They even exchanged gifts.
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“Rachel [Roy] sent me flowers and I sent her a bottle, a big bottle of wine and a straw,” Ray told US Weekly, who is known for keeping up on these sorts of things, after diehard Beyoncé fans (who I refuse to refer to as the “Beyhive”) started harassing the TV personality whose name shares all but a couple letters with Roy.
If you need a rehash of Beyoncé’s initial call out (and who doesn’t), the singer hints on her new album that Jay-Z cheated on her with someone nicknamed “Becky with the good hair,” who most believe is Roy, but the spelling challenged thought was Ray.
Anyway, back to the important stuff: The US Weekly interview. Ray, mindful of etiquette as always, even reached out to Roy’s people to figure out just which type of wine she should send. “[I was going to send Roy] Brunello di Montalcino, where I was married, but I said for our office to ask her office if she drinks red and if she didn't drink red, to send Grande Dame,” Ray explained to the celeb rag. “So I don't know actually which one she got. I wrote the card and she got the straw and the booze.” Talk about journalism!
Either way, for the rest of us, it’s a teachable moment. If you and another person are ever embroiled in confusion stemming from lyrics in a Beyoncé song, send wine with a straw. It’s like something out of Ann Landers.
In the end, Ray said she found the whole thing “hilarious.” “I mean, it's so far removed from my life,” she said. “I'm a cook. I have a little talk show. We chit-chat.” Hmm… That sounds exactly like something Becky with the good hair would say…