Although these rumors have been long-churning, they were given new life this weekend with the release of the superstar's cinematic and musical tour de force, Lemonade, which is already being hailed as a ground-breaking piece of art and cultural commentary.
But where does this leave the sin of adultery? In short: adultery has won and marital fidelity has officially lost.
One biblical scholar O.H.M. contacted agreed to speak to us on the condition of anonymity, for fear that admitting that adultery has finally carried the day after thousands of years of human history would be highly controversial in academic and theological circles.
"If a man can't keep it in his pants for Beyoncé, then there is literally zero hope for fidelity in marriage anywhere," the scholar told us. "I mean, who I ask you--man, woman, or inbetween--would cheat on Beyoncé?" the scholar continued. "Either hypothetically OR in real life? She's fucking Beyoncé for fuck's sake!"
We couldn't agree more.
R.I.P. Marital Fidelity: 1,400 BC - April 25, 2016.