Nicole Curran – the girl filmed leaning over Beyoncé to speak to Jay-Z on the NBA Finals – says that she has been the sufferer of ‘cyber bullying’ after the clip stirred up the BeyHive.
Lower than 24 hours after a 13-second clip of Beyoncé, 37, seemingly obtrusive at Nicole Curran went viral, the spouse of Golden State Warriors’ co-owner Joseph S. Lacob is revealing the extent of the backlash that she has obtained. The 50-year-old instructed ESPN senior author, Ramona Shelburne, that her life has even been threatened, simply because individuals thought she was getting too near Bey’s husband, Jay-Z at Sport Three of the NBA Finals on June 5.
“Simply spoke to Nicole Curran, the spouse of Warriors proprietor Joe Lacob, in regards to the ‘incident’ with Beyoncé final night time,” Ramona tweeted on June 6. “She was in tears. Mentioned she had been getting demise threats on social media all night time this morning she disabled her IG account simply to make it cease. Curran stated she had no thought something was even amiss till she bought dwelling and began seeing texts from buddies and checked her social media.”
The ESPN reporter then broke down what occurred courtside on the Oracle Enviornment, throughout the Toronto Raptors vs. Warriors sport, in line with the socialite. “She’s invited Jay Z and Beyoncé to the sport 3-Four occasions earlier than,” Ramona tweeted. “Final night time she says she requested in the event that they wished drinks. Beyoncé requested for water. Curran says Jay Z requested for a vodka soda. She requested if he wished lime with that. But it surely was loud in Oracle and he or she couldn’t hear, so she leaned over. That’s the place the images of Beyoncé wanting askance at her come from. Curran says she then went to go get them these drinks. ‘There was no hostility. I used to be attempting to be an excellent hostess,’ she stated. ‘I’ve by no means skilled cyber bullying like this. I can’t consider our gamers undergo this. That children undergo this.”
Simply to recap – in case you missed it – within the ESPN clip you possibly can’t hear what’s being stated between the couple and Nicole. However you see her leaning over Bey to speak to 49-year-old Jay-Z. The “Lemonade” singer appears to be like visibly uncomfortable after which shifts in her seat, barely bumping into Nicole in doing so. Beyoncé’s devoted followers quickly seized upon the video and commented on it. “Hive gonna be sure that she’s not a problem by the third quarter on the newest,” one individual tweeted, for instance.