‘Let me tell you, there was no messing with Big Mac.
He gave me the third degree about who I was and what my intentions were,’ says Lyndall.
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child and rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny's Child.
Managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, the group became one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time.
For the most part, they maintain tight control of their image as a blissful, mature couple, but that started to change in 2014, when TMZ released footage of the elevator fight that broke the internet.
Though their long-prophesied divorce never came to pass, their relationship returned to the spotlight this month with the release of Beyoncé's cover story, Bey said she met Jay when she was 18, so in late 1999 or 2000, and in a 2007 Charlie Rose interview, Jay said he'd met Bey "10 years ago," or in 1997.
Beyoncé and Jay have been together for 14 years, an absolute eternity in the world of celebrity relationships.She starred in the popular film Dreamgirls, which also featured Eddie Murphy and Jennifer Hudson. She was featured on Jay Z's chart-ranking song, "03 Bonnie & Clyde," in 2002.She has over 100 million followers on her popular Instagram account. Days later though, Beyoncé begins her 'Formation World Tour' and dedicates the final song, 'Halo', to her "beautiful husband" Jay Z. July 2016: Jay Z and Beyoncé are still very much together as they watch Serena Williams at Wimbledon in London.She is one of the biggest superstars on the planet: a £500 million pop powerhouse who is known around the world by just her Christian name, counts Barack and Michelle Obama as friends and was personally chosen by the President to perform at his inauguration. Meticulously packaged, groomed and marketed, she slavishly controls her public image – so it was a rare glimpse of the real woman behind the impenetrable mask when last week she snapped ‘Stop it’ at an assistant fussing in an attempt to stop her falling out of her pink couture outfit at a glittering charity event in New York. Her first love, Lyndall Locke, who dated the singer for a decade from when she was a 12-year-old wannabe until they split when she toured the world with Destiny’s Child, said she had always been fixated on the pursuit of fame – and the ‘simple girl from Houston’ rapidly became a ‘control freak’.‘She was focused and knew what she wanted,’ he says.