Rapper Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles reportedly began dating last August while in St. Tropez, but the pair never officially confirmed they were a couple. The pair did record a hit song together, 03 Bonnie & Clyde, and other rumors of their engagement stoked speculation, but it now appears that the two have parted ways.
In the April issue of Playboy, Jay-Z attempts to clarify the nature of their relationship, saying, "I used to see her all the time. We are not engaged, by the way. We're just cool. We're just friends."
On Wednesday (March 12), Jay-Z confirmed to New York's Daily News that he and Beyonce were a thing of the past. When asked about the 03 Bonnie & Clyde video, Jay- Z said, "That's an old video. I've got a new video out." When questioned about Beyonce not being featured in the new video, Jay-Z replied, "My point exactly."