- Jay-Z and Beyoncé's Malibu mansion purchase set a new California record, becoming the state's most expensive residential property ever sold at R3.8 billion
- The Twitterverse reacted to the power couple's extravagant buy, with opinions ranging from admiration to criticism of their ostentatious display of wealth
- Some fans defended Beyoncé's success, highlighting her humility, talent and philanthropic efforts as reasons to celebrate her achievements
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Jay-Z and Beyoncé's $200 million Malibu mansion becomes California's priciest residence
TMZ revealed that the celebrity duo purchased the sprawling home for an extravagant sum of R3.8 billion, establishing it as the most expensive residential property ever sold in California. This surpassed the previous record of R3.4 billion.
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Opinions differ as fans and critics weigh in on the couple's lavish purchase
"Beyoncé and Jay-Z have bought the most expensive home ever sold in California at $200 million."
Tweeps questioned the Carters' lavish buy. Some fans gushed over their extravagance.
"Happy for them! That $200 million home will come in very useful when they’re not in it for 90% of the year because they’re travelling and touring to pay for it."
"Beyoncé and Jay Z would be perfectly content residing in a modern and reasonably-sized four-bedroom apartment or house. The ostentatious exhibition of their wealth should be met with disapproval rather than admiration."
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"Black billionaires be like ..."
"Money that could have fed the poor and helped the homeless."
"All it took was one week of a world tour. Crazy."
"Beyoncé is one of the few celebs who deserves everything she has, she’s humble, successful, talented and gives back. There’s really no reason to dislike her, they just hate to see her success."
Man claiming to be Jay-Z's secret son takes paternity battle to Supreme Court
In another story, Briefly News reported on a man claiming to be Jay Z's son.
The 30-year-old from New Jersey is claiming to be the secret, illegitimate son of rapper Jay-Z and has been fighting to prove his paternity for over a decade.
According to Daily Mail, Rymir Satterthwaite is taking his battle to the Supreme Court in an attempt to unseal the case and force Jay-Z to take a DNA test. He insists that he wants nothing from the rapper other than for him to acknowledge him as his son.
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Source: Briefly News