The Beyhive has spoken. You don't talk around Beyoncé. Ever!
During Game 3 of the NBA Finals last night, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, seat courtside, watched the Golden State Warriors face off against the Toronto Raptors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. While the rapper sported black sweats, she chose a gold dress and matching heels. Totally normal, right? Well...
At one point, Nicole Curran, whose husband owns the Warriors, began chatting with Jay-Z. And when she leaned over Beyoncé to continue the conversation, the singer's grin became a grimace and Beyoncé gave her the iciest, shadiest side-eye the world may ever see.
When the moment, captured on camera, went viral, her ardent following known as the Beyhive whipped out their stingers. "IM CRYING. She wants sis Gone!," wrote one fan. Chimed in another, "Beyoncé shoving her a-- over at the end is the level of petty we deserve from our queen." The Internet even went so far as hailing her the new "Becky With the Good Hair." (In other words, the other woman.)
As the comments became more vicious, Curran felt the need to step up and explain herself.
"Listen Beehive," she commented on a picture, according to The Shade Room. "I respect Queen B. I love her! I talked to her husband twice tonight. First, to take a drink order for them both when they arrived as they were our guests. Second, to explain why I gave his wife a rose from a fan. All of this has been taken out of context. I am a happily married woman. Telling me to kill myself?????? Somehow I don't think she would support this."
Curran then took things further posting a picture of her with Beyoncé, where it looks as if she's fixing the Grammy winner's hair. "We should all help and support each other," she captioned the shot.
That explanation was apparently found insufficient by the beyhive, as critical comments continued to appear on her Instagram until Curran chose to set it private Thursday afternoon.