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6Beyoncé and Jay-Z Skipped the Oscars to Have Dinner with Sarah Jessica Parker

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From The New York Post:

Jay-Z and Beyoncé missed the Oscars, and instead had dinner with Sarah Jessica Parker in New York on Sunday night. The music power couple joined the “Sex and the City” star and five others for a long meal at Freemans on the Lower East Side. “They completely blew off the Oscars,” said a source, adding, “They didn’t even have it on a TV screen. They were there until well after 1 a.m. with their friends, laughing and eating.” Bey’s sister Solange, however, was seen partying at Vanity Fair’s LA bash.

I love that this is a story, and that Beyoncé and Jay-Z deciding not to go to the Oscars is seen as a personal insult to the entire Academy Awards. I mean, they didn’t even watch it! Take that, Oscars! I suppose adding insult to injury is the fact that they were having dinner with Sarah Jessica Parker instead (weird combination, don’t you think?), but for the record, SJP is a really nice lady – and a very, very tiny one, as it were.

I have to say – I don’t blame Bey & Jay for skipping out on the Oscars, for the following reasons:

1. It’s in LA. Los Angeles blows – the traffic, the weather… I’ll pass. (Sorry, Angelinos!)

2. You have to get dressed in fancy things, wear Spanx and get your hair & makeup done – sweatpants with one leg cut to fit the leg cast you had on for 6 weeks and a stained Napoleon Dynamite hoodie that you got for $5 at Kohl’s back in 2002 won’t cut it. (Yes, that’s my wardrobe right now.)

3. So long! You have to walk the red carpet and smile and stop for pictures and then, when that’s finally over, you have to go inside and sit through a whole long ceremony that’s never funny and features mostly people you don’t give a shit about. Ugh, is it over yet?

4. There are after-parties, which you’re expected to attend when all you really want to do is have your limo driver stop at the McDonald’s drive-thru before going back to your hotel room, pulling the black-out curtains and watching a Sandra Bullock movie on TNT while eating your chicken nuggets in peace.

I rest my case.

February 27, 2013 at 12:30 pm by Jennifer

6 Responses to “Beyoncé and Jay-Z Skipped the Oscars to Have Dinner with Sarah Jessica Parker”

  1. kimchee says:

    I sure they could watch it on Tivo.
    I bet they’re tired of the whole scene.

  2. dlr says:

    why would you think the weather in LA sucks? i moved out here from Minnesota, so maybe i measure “bad” weather differently.

  3. Why the long face, SJP.?.. Wiii-i-i-i-i-llll burrrrr!

  4. bonnakins says:

    Flipping through the site quickly and thought it was a story about the KKK at first… oh… my bad…

  5. Julia says:

    They probably thought they were to good to go , they think they are above everyone ! If its not a music awards show where they can try and show off and promote something they won’t be there !they want to be the center of attention all the time !

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