We know who 'Becky with the good hair' is

And it's not who you think

By Verinia Khoo | Published: 4 Aug 2016

Good hair Becky

Many who've heard Beyoncé's Sorry song off her Lemonade album might've gotten the wrong idea of the verse: "He only want me when I'm not there/He better call Becky with the good hair". Fan speculations claim that it was about Jay Z's rumoured infidelity with celebs like Rachel Roy and Rita Ora.

And now, for the moment of truth. 

According to Diana Gordon (pictured below), the person who co-wrote Sorry with Bey, the verse isn't even about anyone you thought it was about. In fact, it isn't about anything. The songwriter found it absurd that the world went nuts over that silly line (and frankly, we do too).


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"I laughed, like this is so silly. Where are we living?" she told Entertainment Weekly. "I was like, 'What day in age from that lyric do you get all of this information?' Is it really telling you all that much, accusing people?"

But did she expect Lemonade to blow up the way it did? No, she didn't and neither did Bey.

"I don't think she expected it. I saw her at her Formation tour," Diana said. "She had a pyjama party; we laughed, we danced, we hugged it out. But I didn't say much about it at the time because I wanted to give her space."

Well, there you have it folks! Show's over, go home.

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