The big brother IS coming through! After some suspected that Jay Z and his wife Beyonce would be skipping Kanye and Kim’s France nuptials, a new report claims that not only will they go, but Jay will stand by Kanye’s side as his best man!
After all the years and everything Jay Z and Kanye West have been through together, it was shocking to hear that Jay may not be attending his former protege’s upcoming wedding with Kim Kardashian. Thankfully, the “Ni**as in Paris” rappers will be together in Paris again, as a new report claims that Jay has stepped up and agreed to be Yeezy’s best man.
Jay Z To Be Kanye West’s Best Man
Jay Z responded to his and Beyonce‘s invitation to Kanye and Kim’s May 24 wedding with brotherly loving flair. “The best news came when Jay sent a gift to Kanye with an inscription referring to Jay Z as the rapper’s ‘Best Man,'” a source tells Radar Online. “The gift was a gold-plated, diamond-encrusted flask, delivered with a $10,000 bottle of scotch, for Kanye to have for his wedding day.”
Like we said, Jay Z knows how to celebrate an occasion. And Kanye flipped over his best, oldest friend’s RSVP.
“Kanye was jumping up and down, he was so excited,” the source adds. “He was running around Kris [Jenner‘s] house to find Kim saying, ‘Baby, look! Look! Jay and B are coming!'”
Jay Z and Beyonce had initially been weary about attending the Kimye ceremony when E! was planning to film the whole thing for a wedding TV special. They weren’t the only guests responding negatively to the thought of cameras being everywhere, so Kim and Kanye reportedly found a way to downgrade the coverage. “They used a loophole in Nori’s contract that they can say no to any life moment she is a part of being filmed, so it would not be in breach of contract,” Radar’s source says.
And Kim and Kanye also ensured that Jay and Bey would be in attendance by arranging for E! to not film them at all. “E! will get to air some wedding photos, but none with them in it,” says the source.
Jay Z & Beyonce: Coming To Kim Kardashian & Kanye West’s Wedding?
A source had also affirmed to HollywoodLife.com exclusively that E! would only be filming before and after the wedding ceremony for their TV special, which seems to be a stipulation made by Kim and Kanye for the sake of their high-profile guests, but mostly for Jay and Bey.
And hopefully that’s really what it took for Jay Z to agree to attend and stand by Kanye as he says his vows to Kim. The two rappers have been so close for so long, and Kanye has always looked to Jay Z as a big brother, so it only seems right that he be Kanye’s best man. And we’re sure Jay would rather think about French wedding bliss than the drama surrounding his May 5 altercation with Solange Knowles.
What do you think, HollywoodLifers? Are you glad Jay’s going to be Kanye’s best man? Shocked that he and Beyonce agreed to attend? Let us know your thoughts!
— Andrew Gruttadaro