Who Really Bit Beyoncé? New Details About Tiffany Haddish’s Story
Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has been at the center of many mysteries. Why did her sister end up getting into an altercation with her husband in an elevator? How did she drop an entire album without a rumor to be spread to the public beforehand?
But the latest mystery might be the strangest. Tiffany Haddish claims that someone bit the singer at a party, and now everyone wants to know who did it. So what is going on and who has come forward to deny it? Here are seven things to know about who really bit her — including who multiple sources have pointed to (page 8.)
1. Tiffany Haddish claims an actress bit Beyoncé’s face at a party
The whole mystery started with Haddish telling the crazy party story in an interview with GQ. “There was this actress there,” she said, “that’s just, like, doing the mostest.” She continued, “She bit Beyoncé in the face.”
Obviously, this didn’t go over well with Knowles-Carter. “So Beyoncé stormed away,” said Haddish. “[She] went up to Jay-Z, and was like, ‘Jay! Come here! This b*tch—’ and snatched him. They went to the back of the room. I was like, ‘What just happened?’ And Beyoncé’s friend walked up and was like, ‘Can you believe this b*tch just bit Beyoncé?’”
The party continued, but Haddish said she talked to the singer again, “Beyoncé’s at the bar, so I said to Beyoncé, ‘Did she really bite you?’ She was like, ‘Yeah.’ I was like, ‘She gonna get her a** beat tonight.’ She was like, ‘Tiffany, no. Don’t do that. That b*tch is on drugs. She not even drunk. The b*tch is on drugs. She not like that all the time. Just chill.’”
Next: This actress tweeted to deny the claim it was her.
2. Lena Dunham denies biting Beyoncé
Fans began guessing who was the person who reportedy bit the singer. One common guess was Lena Dunham so the actress tweeted to defend herself.
“As the patron saint of ‘She would do that…’ I didn’t,” she tweeted.
Next: This tv host said she had to check with her husband to make sure it wasn’t her.
3. Chrissy Teigen said it wasn’t her
The Lip Sync Battle co-host also tweeted that she wasn’t the biter. “You know how much sh*t I have said and done to famous people?? I had to verify with john it wasn’t *me*.”
But that’s not all. She was also invested in finding out who it was.
Next: Teigen went on to say her original guess was wrong.
4. Teigen went on to say she knows who it was
She later followed up, by confirming that though her guess was wrong, she does now know who the biter is. “My initial guess was wrong. The real person? I *never* would have guessed. I’VE SAID TOO MUCH,” she wrote.
Next: Teigen also denied that it was this actress.
5. Teigen also denied that it was Gwyneth Paltrow
Next: Haddish also denied it was this actress.
6. Haddish said it wasn’t Taraji P. Henson
When some were reporting that it was the Empire actress who bit the singer, Haddish was quick to come to her defense. She tweeted, “No it wasn’t.”
Next: This model said it couldn’t have been her because she can’t get close to the music icon.
7. Sara Foster also denies being the biter
The model was also reportedly at the party, so many guessed she could be the possible culprit. But she denied it, posting on Instagram, “I wish I could get close enough to Beyoncé to bite her.”
Next: Multiple sources claim it was this actress but she has denied it.
8. Sanaa Lathan denies being the biter
There were many rumors that Sanaa Lathan was the biter. According to TMZ, multiple sources close to Haddish said the comedian told them it was Lathan.
However, the actress tweeted “Y’all are funny. Under no circumstances did I bite Beyonce and if I did it would’ve been a love bite ”
9. …but the truth may have been exposed
After months of speculation, Haddish finally came clean about the mystery in June 2018. She claimed to The Hollywood Reporter that the culprit was actually Lathan, despite the previous denial from the actress.
“I’m super good friends with her stepmom and her dad [Stan, a producer-director], and they were mad at me,” the Girls Trip star said. “They were like, ‘Why would you do this to the family? You know, black actresses, you guys have to stick together, it’s so hard for you guys to get work as it is, why would you try to ruin her career?’ But I didn’t try to ruin her career. I never said her name!”
She continued, “I was just trying to say how Beyoncé kept me from goin’ to jail that night. I coulda just shut my whole career down.”
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