Who Bit Beyoncé? These Are The Prime Suspects 

Who Bit Beyoncé? These Are The Prime Suspects 

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The news week has been dominated by a very pressing question: who bit Beyoncé?!

In a published online on Monday, Tiffany Haddish alleged that an unspecified actor bit (yes, BIT) Queen Bey's face at a star-studded event last December.


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The event in question was an after-party following a Jay-Z concert in Inglewood. investigated the matter further and determined a roster of celebs in attendance: Rihanna, James Franco, French Montana, Queen Latifah, G-Eazy, Diddy, Sara Foster, Jen Meyer, and Sanaa Lathan. 

 narrowed its pool of suspects to Foster and Lathan, reasoning that the other actresses at the party (Rihanna and Queen Latifah) were friends of Bey’s, and therefore not as likely to bite.

Chrissy Teigen weighed in on the matter as well with a theory of her own:


I can only think of one person who would do this. but I cannot say. but she....is the worst.

— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen)

She later uncovered the truth and tweeted that her initial assumption was wrong.


Update it is NOT the person I think is the worst. IM DONE

— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen)

This is far from the only rumor circulating on the matter. Scroll down below for a detailed presentation and analysis of every possible perp.

Sanaa Lathan

Vulture allegedly received an anonymous tip from someone claiming to have heard the story during Haddish’s comedy set in Jacksonville, Florida this past January. “During her standup she gave more hints that might be helpful to figuring this out, such as the actress who bit Beyoncé was an actress who dated French Montana last summer.”


well well well an anonymous tipster, let’s celebrate that!

— hunter harris (@hunteryharris)

While the veracity of this comment is unknown, Lathan has, in fact, .

Addressing bitegate, Lathan denied the allegations with a coy tweet:


Y’all are funny. Under no circumstances did I bite Beyonce and if I did it would’ve been a love bite 💋

— Sanaa Lathan (@justsanaa)


“If I did it...”

— ⚖ (@JagunEsq)


Sara Foster

This other suspect also denied the rumour, posting an email to her publicist in which she’s asked for comment on the matter. “Flattering that anyone thinks I could get this close to Beyoncé,” she joked.


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Taraji P. Henson

The Empire star’s name was briefly thrown into the ring, but Haddish quickly came to her defense.


Media Takeout is saying it was Taraji.

— Baby Bye (@1BabyBye)


No it wasn’t

— Tiffany Haddish (@TiffanyHaddish)


Lena Dunham

Although there’s really no proof that Dunham did it (or was even at the party), internet sleuths have drawn attention to a potentially suspicious tweet she wrote just prior to the release of Haddish’s GQ profile. 


By the way let’s all break our NDAs it’s a Sunday night baby go wild!

— 💎 Lena Dunham 💎 (@lenadunham)

Jennifer Lawrence

J. Law appears to have been in New York at the time— her has already discounted her from the roundup.  

Amy Schumer

While there’s no direct evidence yet, the Trainwreck star does have a history of making strange and counterintuitive gestures in the face (pun intended) of major celebrity ...


Gwyneth Paltrow

The Goop goddess is known to be close with the Carter fam, which would make sense since Beyoncé told Haddish that the actress in question is “not like that all the time”—indicating she knows the biter somewhat well. Before Chrissy knew the identity of the biter, she dispelled the Gwyneth rumour. However, once she did find out, she said the perpetrator was someone she “*never* would have guessed.”


My initial guess was wrong. The real person? I *never* would have guessed. I’VE SAID TOO MUCH

— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen)

Reveal yourself at once, Beyoncé biter!

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