Someone Apparently Took A Video Of Beyoncé At Diddy's 50th Birthday Party And Jay-Z Snatched Their Phone Away

    In a viral clip from Diddy's 50th birthday party, Jay-Z can be seen grabbing someone's phone from their hand as they take a video.

    Celebrity birthday parties don't get much bigger than Diddy's 50th, which went down over the weekend in typically lavish style.

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    For the milestone, the rapper and mogul transformed his own home into a party venue, inviting his nearest and dearest to help him celebrate.

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    "Nearest and dearest" just so happens to include some of the biggest names in the world, including Naomi Campbell, Kim and Kanye, Kylie and Khloé, Cardi B and Offset, Mary J Blige, Post Malone...the list is literally endless.

    Like, can you believe this is somebody's house? I personally cannot.

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    Anyway, two of those guests included Beyoncé and Jay-Z, which already makes it the best birthday party on record.

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    But a video from inside the party appears to show the awkward moment Jay snatched someone's phone away for apparently taking a video of Beyoncé while she was dancing.

    #2. Another angle of Saweetie partying with Kelly & Beyoncé at Diddy’s 50th birthday party last night.

    OK, let's break that quick snatch-a-roo down. So, we can see Beyoncé having a grand old time alongside Destiny's Child bandmate Kelly Rowland and "My Type" rapper Saweetie.

    But, if you look closely, someone can be seen standing next to Beyoncé and appearing to mark the occasion by taking a video. You have to be able to prove to all of your friends that you were, indeed, standing next to a living legend after all.

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    The blurry video makes it difficult to see what exactly this person is filming. Based on the evidence (aka me zooming in and studying every frame until I got a headache), the person is taking a video of themselves, briefly catching Beyoncé.

    I have tried to demonstrate this with some fairly artistic arrows just so we're all on the same page.

    Jay then appears to notice what's happening and immediately snatches the phone. Now, I'm not a body language or facial expression expert, but I feel fairly confident in saying he doesn't look best happy about the whole thing.

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    Sorry to this man but that snatch is sending me to high heaven. It's art!

    The person immediately holds up their hands in an apparent apology before the video pans away (probably because the person filming thought their phone might be next).

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    It's possible that, after Jay snatches the phone, Beyoncé reaches over and pats the poor soul on the shoulder. No hard feelings!

    Kelly also seems to watch the whole thing unfold and appears to give Bey a ~knowing~ side-eye.

    Meanwhile, I am this person, who is the most shook anyone has ever been.

    I just want to know what happened next. Did the person get their phone back? Did Jay make them delete the video in front of his eyes? Did he also delete the video from the "recently deleted" folder so it's truly gone forever? Does Beyoncé really hate the front-camera as much as us mere mortals?

    While I ponder all of the above, BuzzFeed has reached out to reps of Jay and Bey for comment.

    Ben Henry is a celebrity reporter for BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.

    Contact Ben Henry at ben.henry@buzzfeed.com.

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