Could Beyoncé be thinking about President Obama when she’s singing “Drunk in Love?” The answer would most likely be “definitely not” if an American were asked, but ask a Frenchman and the answer might be an emphatic “yes!” The French tabloids are going crazy with the story, but could it be just to distract them from the infidelity of their own president?
Not surprisingly, neither the pop diva nor commander-in-chief has responded to the story. The Washington Post is refusing to cover the rumor, but the paparazzo who started it seems pretty confident the president and Queen Bey are engaged in some salacious activities.
French photographer Pascal Rostain told Paris newspaper Le Figaro that the Washington Post would publish the story but as of now the U.S. paper doesn’t have any plans to do so. “We should not forget Marilyn [Monroe] or Monica Lewinsky,” Pascal said, as quoted by Hollywood Life. “You can be the president of the first world power -- that doesn’t make you any less a man.”
It should be noted that French President Francois Hollande is a well-known cheat and just had his affair with an actress exposed. According to the Daily Mail, Rostain was the first to know for sure the Hollande President was cheating on his (unmarried) first lady, Valerie Trierweiler, with the actress, Julie Gayet. The rumor hasn’t been confirmed, but it’s widely believed she engaged in a two-year relationship with Hollande while he was still with Trierweiler. According to The Mirror, Gayet was nominated this year for “best supporting actress” at the French Oscars.
The Obama-Beyonce rumor could be how the French are dealing with their own president's escapades. Twitterati find the rumor about their president and Mrs. Carter laughable. Check out some of their comments below:
There's a rumor going around that Beyonce and Obama are having an affair....HAHAHAHA PEOPLE ARE RIDIC
— Taylor Cook (@taylorcook_) February 11, 2014
omg the french media think obama and beyonce are having an affair ahahahah
— Cerys (@cerysdaisy) February 11, 2014
Beyoncé and Obama are apparently having an affair? These rumours get more ridiculous by the day
— Eibhlin Kelleher (@EibhlinK97) February 11, 2014
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