It seems like the power couple Beyonce and Jay-Z are trying to save their marriage. They had decided to go through couple’s therapy. The news comes after there were speculations over the two getting a divorce after the events of the Solange elevator incident.
Despite being a celebrity couple, the two are taking a route that many others will do. They want to work on their relationship, and make sure their marriage survives. The last thing either of them will want is to divorce. Not only will it go against their beliefs, but it will be messy. They have a financial fortune between them, and will have to work out custody for their two-year-old daughter Blue Ivy.
The relationship has appeared stable over the years, due to the two preferring to keep everything behind closed doors. There is nothing wrong with that, and they are perfectly entitled to a private life despite being in the public eye professionally. However, their dirty laundry was beginning to air last month when Jay-Z and his sister-in-law Solange Knowles were involved in an altercation at the Met Gala after party.
Details of the incident are still unknown. It would have been private had it not been for the video footage being leaked by a member of the hotel staff, and it was clearly supposed to be a private moment. The two had waited until being behind a closed door until Ms. Knowles “attacked.” On the outside it seemed to show strains within the relationships between various family members, but the problems may have been going on for some time. Beyonce and Jay-Z are now trying to save their marriage the only way they can: through couple’s therapy.
One of the things that was a talking point about the elevator incident was the way the singing superstar stepped back and allowed her sister and husband to argue. She is a pacifist, but it also told many other things about her place in the relationship. It seemed that Knowles was doing her fighting for her; standing up for her big sister.
The married couple is attending therapy three times a week at the moment. So far, Jay-Z has called off his relationship with Rachel Roy, who is thought to be the reason for the Solange elevator incident. He broke up with the ex-wife of his former business partner and deleted her number in front of Beyonce. Those actions would suggest that Roy has had something to do with the marital problems.
There are still problems for the two to sort out, and it will not all be Jay-Z’s fault. After all, it takes two to make and destroy a marriage completely. Couple’s therapy is at least a good sign. They do not want to divorce, but they acknowledge that there is a breakdown somewhere. It is worth remembering that therapy does not always work, as was the case for Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin, who decided to “consciously uncouple,” although seem to have gotten back together. However, they seem to be on the right track, and Beyonce and Jay-Z obviously want to try and save their marriage.
Opinion by Alexandria Ingham