Here is the biography of Nicole Curran, who has been accused by Beyhive (Beyonce fans) of flirting with Jay-Z.
The social media can be something else, and just days after streaker, Kinsey Wolanski went viral for invading the pitch during the 2019 UCL finals, another woman has gone viral for a weird reason.
During Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., Nicole Curran sat courtside next to Beyoncé, and husband Jay-Z, as the Warriors lost to the Toronto Raptors, 123-109.
You would expect the game to feature more in headlines, or the fact that the stars were present. But something else was going to make headlines.
Nicole Curran was photographed leaning close to Beyoncé to speak with Jay, which may or may not have annoyed the superstar singer in the process. Well, the Behive was having none of it and they went on to cyber bully her.
This post is her biography and all you need to know about her.
Nicole Curran profile and details
- Full Name: Nicole Curran
- Date of Birth: October 28th, 1968,
- Place of Birth: Pennsylvania
- Nationality: American
- Spouse: Joseph S. Lacob
- Profession: Former teacher
Nicole Curran Biography – Early Life and Education
Nicole Curran has been well known for years, but she gained global fame for just one act. Leaning over Beyonce to speak to Jay-Z. Well, before all that we are going to tell you more about her.
She was born on October 28th, 1968, and originally hails from Pennsylvania. Her parents divorced when she was three and Curran was mostly raised by her mother.
Things weren’t rosy for her at the start of her life and she had really humble beginnings. Her parents sent her to an orphanage when she was 13 years old as they could not provide for her.
She spent her adolescent years in Milton Hershey School, a boarding school for children of lower-income families in Pennsylvania.
She would go out of orphanage at the age of 15 after her mother relocated to Washington D.C.
Nicole graduated from George Washington University on a full scholarship
Nicole Curran Career
Just like her humble beginnings she also lived a simple life before she met Joseph S. Lacob.
Nicole Curran has had many different odd jobs before occupying the front row at basketball games in designer clothes. She grew up as a city girl before moving to Angwin, California in 2001. She remembers the experience as a single girl in a new city as exciting and life-altering.
She worked as a teacher and later for the luxury goods company LVMH. Speaking an Interview with CNN she said, “I was making $23,500 a year as a teacher and working 80 hours a week.”
In 2006, Curran reportedly met Lacob at a Pebble Beach golf tournament. According to Lacob himself, “what you see is what you get” with Curran.
“She is very direct. No hidden agendas. She is tough. She can be pretty volatile. But she is outgoing naturally. She’s got a million friends. Always ready to go to a party, go to an event. Me you have to drag,” Lacob said, per the Mercury News.
Curran and Lacob got engaged in 2009, according to Modern Luxury. It is unclear when they tied the knot.
Nicole Curran accused of flirting with Jay-Z
It wasn’t the nicest turn of events.
Beyoncé and husband JAY-Z were courtside last night at Game Three of the NBA Finals, and Nicole Curran, wife of Golden State Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob, found herself in the crosshairs of a new meme.
A picture of Curran speaking to JAY-Z over Beyoncé went viral, but it’s not a harmless internet joke: according to ESPN reporter Ramona Shelburne, Curran was forced to disable her Instagram account due to death threats.
Nicole Curran Biography – What she actually told Jay-Z
Nicole Curran has spoken out about what she said to JAY-Z during the viral Game 3 moment involving Beyoncé on Wednesday night.
Curran said since the incident, she has faced intense harassment after a short clip shared by ESPN shows Beyoncé, 37, going from smiling widely to frowning as Curran leans over to chat with JAY-Z, 49.
Curran shared her side of the story with ESPN reporter Ramona Shelburne, explaining she had been “getting death threats on social media all night” and as a result, she’s decided to deactivate her Instagram account.
According to her, Beyoncé asked for water while the “Empire State of Mind” rapper asked for a vodka soda. That’s when she said she asked if JAY-Z “wanted a lime with that.”
Ramona Shelburne wrote;
Just spoke to Nicole Curran, the wife of Warriors owner Joe Lacob, about the “incident “ with Beyoncé last night. She was in tears. Said she had been getting death threats on social media all night this morning she disabled her IG account just to make it stop.
Curran says Jay Z asked for a vodka soda. She asked if he wanted lime with that. But it was loud in Oracle and she couldn’t hear, so she leaned over. That’s where the photos of Beyoncé looking askance at her come from.
Curran says she then went to go get them those drinks. “There was no hostility. I was trying to be a good hostess,” she said. “I’ve never experienced cyber bullying like this. I can’t believe our players go through this. That kids go through this.“
Curran also clarified her sentiments in an Instagram post.
“We should all help and support each other,” Curran captioned a photo, which shows her fixing Beyoncé’s hair, seemingly trying to show there was no bad blood between herself and the “Formation” singer.
Nicole Curran Biography – What Beyonce said about the incident
Curran is currently facing intense backlash and harassment after a short clip shared by ESPN shows Beyoncé going from smiling widely to frowning as Curran leans over to chat with JAY-Z.
Beyoncé‘s publicist has now spoken on the incident, asking members of the Beyhive to not “spew hate” at Nicole Curran, over the viral Game 3 moment Wednesday night.
Yvette Noel-Schure wrote;
“I am looking back today at the start of The OTRII tour, one year ago. It was a place of joy, unimaginable entertainment from two of the best performers in the world, and a place of love,”
“Every single day on that tour I saw love. Which is why I also want to speak here to the beautiful BeyHive.”
“It will bring no joy to the person you love so much if you spew hate in her name. We love you,”