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Though popular theory has placed fashion designer Rachel Roy at the center of the "Becky with the good hair" scandal, pop singer Rita Ora is now the target of the Bey Hive, thanks to two separate outfits she wore in the wake of Lemonade's premiere.
If you've just emerged from underneath a deep ocean trench where none of the marine life were up on their Beyoncé news, here's the context: In Bey's new epic visual album Lemonade, which centers around the theme of infidelity, there's a lyric in which she sings, "He better call Becky with the good hair." That same night, Roy, who was rumored to have cheated with Beyoncé's husband Jay Z years ago posted an Instagram with the caption "Good hair, don't care," leading to a swift and swarming attack on her social media pages, and ultimately a cancelled appearance due to a "personal emergency."
But now, there's another famous person whom the internet think might be the real "Becky with the good hair." Rita Ora reportedly Snapchatted a photo of herself wearing a sheer Tezenis bra with lemons on it:
Photo: Rita Ora/Snapchat
The real evidence people are pointing to, however, is the "J" necklace, which the Bey Hive thinks might be a reference to Jay Z.
But then on Monday, Ora was seen in West Hollywood wearing one of Beyoncé's most memorable looks from the "Formation" video: the red Gucci blouse and skirt.
Here's Bey in the same look while sitting atop a sinking car:
Naturally, here's what Rita's Instagram looks like right now:
Update: Ora tweeted the following denial that she is in any way involved in the rumors:
I never usually address tabloid gossip but let me be clear, these rumours are false.— Rita Ora (@RitaOra) April 26, 2016
I have nothing but the upmost respect for Beyonce. Let’s continue enjoying Lemonade.— Rita Ora (@RitaOra) April 26, 2016
Fans have also noticed that the supposed "J" necklace is actually her lower-case "r" necklace, but flipped backwards.