Jay-Z Opens up About Fighting for His Marriage With Beyonce
Hip-hop star Jay-Z talked candidly about his determination to save his marriage with singer Beyoncé, telling CNN's Van Jones that the couple had chosen to "fight for our love."
When Jay-z appeared on the premiere episode of CNN’S the Van Jones show over the weekend, Jones did not hold back, in a particularly candid segment , Jay-Z was asked about his marriage to Beyonce and the infidelity that inspired much of her 2016 visual album lemonade as well as his own 4:44, which was nominated for album of the year at Sunday’s Grammy Awards.
The veteran rapper took time to encourage his own personal issues within the very public marriage, telling Jones , “if you haven’t experiment love and you don’t understand it, if you don’t have the tools to move forward , then you’re going to have complication. Period “He also noted that his choosing to “fight” for his marriage was an effort to “break the cycle” and give his children a different perspective on what marriage looks like.
“we were never a celebrity couple ‘ he said “ we were just couple who happened to be celebrities. “
When asked advice on how other men can respond to their own infidently, Jay noted that “the best apology is changed behaviour .” he also noted the importance of understanding your partner and being strong enough to hear criticism and sadness, if you can do that, “The other side is beautiful – at least for us, “ he said.