Beyonce and Jay Z start dating after collaborating on 2005.Then in March 2015, they're arguing in public again. The couple attend the Met Gala together – the very same place where Solange kicked off a year earlier.The rest of the world, however, is very slow to do the same.Nielson Sound Scan reveals that Solange's digital sales have improved in the wake of Elevatorgate, proving there is no such thing as bad publicity.Although it hasn't been exactly a year, chronologically speaking, since Solange attacked Jay Z in an elevator at the Met Gala 2014, Monday does mark the date of the 2015 Met Gala.It's difficult to decide what should actually be the starting off point for the anniversary of a scandal that rocked the Internet with how unexpected, and horrifying, it was. In February 2015, Beyonce is spotted yelling at Jay Z over dinner at a sushi restaurant in LA. So here's an in depth timeline of the Beyonce and Jay Z cheating rumours for you. Beyonce and Jay Z secretly split after rumours start doing the rounds that Jay Z and one of his protégés, Rihanna, are hooking up. Randy Taraborrelli claimed that these rumours were faked in order to drum up interest in Rihanna.
TMZ posts video footage of Solange attacking Jay Z in an elevator after the Met Gala on May 5, 2014.
Things seem all right for a bit – bar a few divorce rumours rearing their ugly heads up here or there – until April 2016, when Beyonce releases her sixth album which features a number of lyrics that seem to be about Jay Z's infidelity.
That's when we start hearing from Rachel Roy (remember her from May 2014? People start speculating that the lyrics, "He better call Becky with the good hair", are about Rachel despite her not actually being called 'Becky'…
Meanwhile, Beyoncé Instagrams a sweet message to Kanye and Kim Kardashian, to offset the fact that she and Jay Z opted to totally skip out on going to that wedding. A new report claims that Jay Z has parted ways with business partner John Meneilly.
Though no information was given as to why, the fact that it came only five days after the report of Solange's boost in sales has some trying to connect their parting of the ways to Elevatorgate.