Jay-Z And Beyonce: The Height Of Gall?

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As you know, megastars Jay-Z and Beyoncé spent $1.3 million to turn six rooms at Lenox Hill Hospital into two luxury suites so Beyoncé could pop out her baby in some real style.

That's fine. If you've got money and want to spend it, be my guest.

Just don't act like your wealth makes you above the law, or beyond humanity and good sense.

The Z's ran into trouble when a Brooklyn man claimed the couple's guards prevented other people from getting to wards, waiting rooms, and even hallways in the hospital.

If Beyoncé's having a baby, I guess no one else can! (Or if they do, you can't visit them.)

If the accusation is true, this is the most galling development since Beyoncé announced she was going to remake A Star Is Born!

And it's on a level with Alec Baldwin's diva tantrum on an airplane when those horrible Nazis asked him to turn off his cell phone.

Has celebrity entitlement gotten more annoyingly entitled than ever?

I'll discuss it on Brian Lehrer's WNYC show this morning at 11:45.

I'm entitled!


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tony gaskin
tony gaskin

Look the super rich and one percent are different end of story!!!depending on what side of the fence you are on this will influence most of your lifeI just so happen to accept that if by chance I do become the one percent I will live a very different life end of story!mega super stars,mega old money,mega selfmade you will change!if you think you will not then you are retarded!I work in real estate in New York and I want to sell to the super rich !

hendricks
hendricks

I think Beyonce could have recreated the delivery room in her home and hired the best doctors to deliver her baby  and it wouldn't have caused her a million dollars.. 

6731westray
6731westray

This is really sad on all levels. I don't understand why they would spend millions in security when the hospital is responsible for providing it. If not given then the hospital can be fined for violating a patients rights.

NikoWozz
NikoWozz

I am a 27 years old doctor,mature and beautiful. and now i am seeking a good man who can give me real love, so i got a sername Andromeda2002 on  Agedate.СòM, a nice and free place for younger women and older men,or older women and younger men, to interact with each other.Maybe you wanna check out or tell your friends.

Drew
Drew

As my British parents always have said about Americans;"New Money, is so cheap" hehehehe

VonD
VonD

Yep, and just remind them that Americans bailed your tired little country out multiple times! Brits are living on our dime, riding our jock. Still! Trust!

Epac
Epac

Everyone made such a big deal about this. So some people couldn't see a baby..big deal, all babies look the same anyway. And maybe that 1.3 million will go a long way towards getting "regular people" better care.

Donal23
Donal23

I can tell you aren't a parent.

Camm Tankerous
Camm Tankerous

Seriously? This is on par with Alec Baldwin being a dick? No it isn't. It's a whole 'nother realm of ridiculous behavior from those who have a little extra coin to throw around behind their weight. There are so many levels of "Holy Shit!" within this story it's mind-boggling.

kalalaumango
kalalaumango

dear lord, can´t someone get a vacation around here.  it´s wonderful not to live in new york any longer.  but thank you for your moments of humor.  there is something to be said for cabaret that is no longer capable.

Wings
Wings

"It's wonderful to not live in new york any longer." We feel the same way about you. But we're successful and can still afford it, so we'll just stay put. Send a postcard now and then!

charlie
charlie

Blue Ivy Carter Is Showing Suri Cruise Up Yesterday, January 11, 2012, 8:54:16 AM | Michael KSuri Cruise has long been the reigning child princess of spoiled luxury and a jewel was added to her crown when she allegedly put together a $100,000 Christmas list, but that jewel has just been snatched away by 8-second-old Blue Ivy Carter. B.I.C. won't even roll out of her crib for a pile of $100,000 gifts. B.I.C. shits on $100,000. I mean that literally, because I'm sure her diapers are made of £50 notes. Britain's Star Magazine (via SS) says that Blue Ivy Carter is slobbering and barfing on the gaudiest shit Beyonce and Jay-Z's money can buy.As the ATM tells you to fuck off when you try to take $10 out (like me, you know which ATMs spit out tens) for lunch today, think about Blue Ivy Carter rocking on a tacky ass horse that costs more than your house before you bite on a live electrical wire. This is the list of Veruca Salt-approved shit that's in Blue Ivy Carter's life:A Swarovski-studded high chair by Carla Monchen - $15,000A Fantasy Posh Tots Coach Carriage Crib - $22,000A gold handmade rocking horse by Ginza Tanaka - $600,000A windmill playhouse - $30,000A lucite crib - $35000The source adds that Blue Ivy already has a designer wardrobe worth thousands and a diamond rattle from Tiffany & Co. Beyonce and Jay-Z also spent $350,000 on cloning Blue Ivy's Manhattan nursery in their other homes. The daughter of the 1% has been born!We should probably stage an OCCUPY BLUE IVY'S NURSERY protest, but I think it's best that we instead use our energies on sending good thoughts (and our live savings) to Suri during this difficult time. Suri is wearing this season Chanel heels and Blue Ivy is wearing NEXT season someshiticantevenpronounce booties. Suri has a full-time personal hairstylist who lives in her bathroom and Blue Ivy has a weave garden of grown women who are each growing their hair out just for her. Suri gets carried everywhere by humans since her feet are too precious to touch sidewalk and Blue Ivy is never going to even look at the sidewalk since she's going to travel around in a platinum-plated iHovercraft pod created by the late Steve Jobs. What I'm trying to say is that SURI CRUISE IS POOR!!! We should pray.

charlie
charlie

By the way, my post is from Dlisted.  They have some funny stuff on there, and hilarious comments.

Donpopione
Donpopione

The only way  to teach the hospital and these two morons a lesson, is for the parents that were  inconvenienced  is to sue both parties.

Savannah Montgomery
Savannah Montgomery

Waaaittt...is that is that a back-up mic or a back-up "Jay-Z" on her right hip?

Nutsy
Nutsy

Answer to your question?  Yup.

candy
candy

The Health Dept is a joke and most of their investigations into hospitals are "unfounded"Lenox Hill is a place that caters to very wealthy.. My Dad died there, he was treated like he was not even human.

latenitebump
latenitebump

well! money talks. guess, dad didn´t enough benjamins!

Lisa
Lisa

This is typical of your everyday ghetto-fabulous celebrity. Stanyonce (aka Ms. Camel Toes) and Jay-Z (aka Mr. Camel Nose) are not worthy of all this reporting.

Plentyotoole
Plentyotoole

They're not? They happen to be hugely famous, extremely successful recording artists and performers. They merit attention with everything they do. Do you have a problem wit their race, perchance?

AngryReader
AngryReader

You've got to be kidding with that last question...If you have nothing better to do than follow the exploits of celebrities, I guess that's your business, and plenty of media outlets make money off of folks like you. But when someone expresses an issue with all the hoopla these people attract -- and performers is a more accurate description than artists -- it's now racist? Please. White or black, the celebrity worship in the media is too often at the cost of ignoring real issues and the accomplishments of people who actually make a difference, and the privilege these celebrities often assume is out of control.

Bunty
Bunty

"Ghetto"? "Camel nose"? Not racist? Girl, put your hood back on, the rally's waiting for you, torchlights and all!

Shampers
Shampers

Oh please. "Lisa" made fun of Jay-Z's nose and used the word "ghetto." You know what that means. And "Lisa" was wondering if two such "ghetto fabulous" people deserve such coverage. yes, they do. They are huge stars. Goodbye.

Buttloadda Moohla
Buttloadda Moohla

Your wealth may not put you above the law,but you do get to function that way with the right lawyer,otherwise whats the point of being filthy rich?

mjm
mjm

has anybody read Bloombergs statement about all this? please vote that schmoe out of office...

Ping
Ping

You were great on Brian Lehrer!

bitchtroll from Hell
bitchtroll from Hell

They both are untalented idiots with far too much money.

Rudejamm
Rudejamm

You couldn't hold Young Hove's jock or come close to Beyoncé's fierceness. Get a life, BfH, or just stay in Hell, it's call your name!

Drew
Drew

So very true.

Trip
Trip

Beyonce, learn from Whitney's mistake.

Guest
Guest

I agree Michael, she should simply apologize to the man and his wife and move past this. TO remain silent and pretend it didn't happen is the ignorance that is most upsetting. Simply state her security team over-reacted. the world will give her a pass, she had just been in labor for Christs' sake. Where is her PR team on this.....

Trip
Trip

she was not in labor; she had a c-section. you can't expect a celebrity to be bothered to bear a child when surgery can do it so much more easily.

Stepphi
Stepphi

They're probably afraid to apologize because that admits wrongdoing and then that opens the gate for lawsuits.

latenitebump
latenitebump

stop hating! the health department found the complaints were unfounded. but i just read they--b and j--want to be the 1st to make a music video in outerspace! fierce!they spent a million dollars on the baby, already! they brought some needed income to new york!don´t act like your wealth makes you above the law! quote of the century!

Donal23
Donal23

Of course the health dept said they were unfounded; who's ass do you think would be in the sling for not stopping them from interfering with the other patients/guests if the complaints were justified?  Duh.

Stepphi
Stepphi

Celebrity bodyguards are always the worst. They act like you have no rights whatsoever because you don't happen to be a celebrity. I hope there are major lawsuits.

Vic
Vic

I wil tune in. Can't wait to hear what you have to say.

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