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Try to Keep Up! 7 Ways That the Carters Tried to Distract Us from That “Incident”



I’m pretty sure that you’ve heard, read and seen plenty of tea on the Beyoncé-Jay Z-Solange elevator debacle also known as #PrettyHurts2k14. Though the threesome released a statement on the unfortunate leaked footage of Solange attacking Jay two Mondays ago, no one’s been able to get over it just yet. Because duh, it’s the Carter family and a Knowles sister. And they could do no wrong. But now their personal lives have been reduced to funny memes and “Saturday Night Live” fodder.

(No, but really. Look at last night’s cold open.)

As their statement read, every family has its problems. The Carters’ just happened to go public. As a loyal devotee to the Beyhive, I hope that it goes away and that my favorites can continue to slay. I’m pretty sure they share those sentiments. The trio has tried their damndest to distract us from the drama. Is it working?

*coughs* no *coughs*

When she’s not watching for Blue Ivy sightings or doing some serious Facebook creeping, Khalea, a recent Howard University graduate, moonlights as a magazine intern and a freelancer in New York City. Follow her on Twitter at @letsbeKHAlear, or feel free to Twatch. Whatever works for you.