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While Beyoncé’s visual album Lemonade is making headlines for a great many reasons — its stunning visuals, its designer wardrobe, its poignant lyrics and catchy melodies — it’s (rather unfortunately) the continuing witch hunt for "Becky with the good hair" that’s been dominating the pop cultural conversation over the past week. Rachel Roy (and, in a terrible mix-up, celebrity chef Rachael Ray) were the initial targets of the Beyhive’s wrath; shortly after, Rita Ora became a chief suspect.
Last night, Rita squashed speculation that she’s Becky by snapping a cozy-looking selfie with Beyoncé at the Met Gala. Later, to really drive the point home, she appeared at a gala after-party wearing a "NOT BECKY" pin.
Interestingly, Katy Perry — a star who’s not even tangentially involved in #Beckygate to begin with — sported the same accessory.
Photo: Fame Flynet
This could only mean one thing: Someone was handing out these pins last night. And I for one really, really hope that someone was Beyoncé herself.