Mon, 23 November 2009 04:53:32 ET
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The music mogul has reportedly refused to walk the red carpet at the Victoria's Secret show because he doesn't want to upset his wife, Beyonce Knowles.
Although he was spotted sitting in the front row at the Victoria's Secret 2009 Fashion Show in New York on Thursday, November 19, rap mogul Jay-Z
reportedly wouldn't walk the red carpet or pose with the models because of wife Beyonce Knowles
. According to New York Post's gossip column Page Six, he avoided the lingerie models to show his respect to the songstress.
Explaining the situation, a source shared, "Victoria's Secret begged, but Jay-Z refused ... he explained it was out of respect for Beyonce." The source went on to reveal that the 39-year-old even got a private booth at M2, where the after-party was thrown by Microsoft's Bing, "so he could keep his distance from models including Alessandra Ambrosio
, Selita Ebanks, Chanel Iman, Miranda Kerr
and Heidi Klum
The Annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show has taken place at the 69th Regiment Armory in New York City this year. It saw a surprise catwalk appearance by host Heidi Klum who opened the "Enchanted Forest" segment of the show. She was seen wearing a beautiful purple corset and green half gown with poufs of tulle by Jane Law. The show itself will be aired on December 10 on CBS.
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