Once again, this ugly rumor is rearing it's nasty head.  For some reason, some people believe Jay is a devil worshipper and that he has ties to the cult group "The Illuminati."  It's just not true!  Rumors like this can prove to be not just dangerous but downright scary when people buy into them.  For example, yesterday  a sign at a church in North Carolina read: "Beyonce Had Her Baby, Satan Is On Earth."


This is as bizarre as it pretty much gets.  To be a mother of a newborn, your first and only child at that, and to have to worry about her safety in a whole other light has got to be terrifying. People are crazy!

Obviously, the person that did this isn't dealing with a complete deck, but that's what's so scary.  The church by the way, says they were completely  unaware of the sign being vandalized.

According to TMZ, the pastor at Beulah Hill Baptist Church in West End, NC said that he discovered the vandalism yesterday after receiving numerous complaints from locals — and removed it immediately. The pastor insists, the church had nothing to do with the apocalyptic message … it was simply the victim in a random act of mischief.

Jay-Z has definitely tried to clear these rumors up on more than one occasion, unfortunately to no avail.  The last time he publicly spoke on the issue, was in a radio interview in January 2010 while on the air with Hot 97 DJ Angie Martinez.  Hov spoke with Angie to once again further dispel talk of his personal beliefs.  This time he was a bit more specific. When Angie asked him if he was part of the Illuminati, here's what he said:

“I don’t know where it started. I don’t know where it came from. I really think it’s really silly. For the record, I of course believe in God, but I believe in one God. If people must know my religious beliefs, I believe in one God. I don’t believe in religion. I don’t believe in Christians or Muslims. I think all that separates people. I think it’s one God. I think it’s all the same God, and I don’t believe in Hell. But as far as God, of course I believe in God. Am I a part of some sec or cult? That sounds stupid to me. It’s like ignorant to even say, and umm… I guess that’ll be the last time I address that. It’s ignorant to me”

I can’t even get in a golf club in Palm Springs. I’m from Marcy Projects. Just think about that? People that control the world?

Angie: Do you believe that those sort of organizations exist?
I think there are cliques of friends that control things. I don’t if there is a devil worshiping sect. That’s a little Tom hanks. I believe there are cliques of people that control the world…but that’s just natural process. I’m sure Obama has his people and everything is good but as far as how far people are taking it…

So you don’t intentionally do this to put people in a frenzy?
I’m an entertainer at the end of the day. Maybe I’ll push your buttons but you know…the Illuminati stuff ......is just stupid to me.

So, there you have it.  He is NOT a member of the Illuminati.  Stop it!

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