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.
November 2001: They appear on the cover of interview, Jay says that during that first shoot, they were "just beginning to try to date each other," and joked that he had to "wine and dine" her.
She was all about image and career, while I was directionless and having fun. I told her she was becoming a whole new kind of person and she looked at me and said, 'I am.' "I told her, 'I wish we could have a normal life' and she said, 'I don't want a normal life.
Once they started to hit big it was obvious she was changing. I've been waiting for this since I was a kid.'"Beyoncé secured backstage passes to see Janet Jackson perform in LA in 2000 and took Lyndall along.
With divorce rumors swirling around Jay Z and Beyoncé, it looks like the unthinkable might actually happen: Everybody’s favorite powerhouse duo may be headed for splitsville.
Then again, it’s always been hard to tell what’s going on with the Carters.
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."When I finally got a lift home I was furious." Beyoncé told me, "I can't be around a mess like that.I have to think smart and staying there would not have been smart."In 1996, Beyoncé had her first hit as a member of Destiny's Child.the rest of us, her first relationship ended when she became a household name. ), Queen Bey dated one of us mere mortals, Lyndall Locke.According to his interview in the , the two were introduced by Human Perfection Kelly Rowland when she was 12 years old (he was 14) and hit it off immediately.This was the beginning of the end for her and Lyndall.She was constantly promoting the girl group's first album and Lyndall was home, getting high.One of her favorite songs is "Lovefool" by The Cardigans.Her favorite item of clothing is a pair of path work metallic boots. Her father, Mathew Knowles, manages Destiny's Child.Her mother, Tina Knowles (née Celestine Ann Beyincé), designs their glittering costumes.