I Thought I was Going to Die, US Producer Benny Blanco Recounts Mistakenly Kissing Beyonce in Jay-Z's Presence

I Thought I was Going to Die, US Producer Benny Blanco Recounts Mistakenly Kissing Beyonce in Jay-Z's Presence

- Producer Benny Blanco recently opened up on a very awkward moment in his life

- The Eastside crooner recounted mistakenly kissing Beyonce on the lips while trying to give her a goodbye peck

- Blanco also noted that her husband, Jay-Z, saw what happened but didn’t make a fuzz

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American music producer, Benny Blanco, definitely has an interesting number on his list of awkward situations he has found himself in the industry.

The producer in a recent interview on Apple Music’s The Zane Lowe Show opened up about the one time when he accidentally kissed singer, Beyonce, AceShowbiz reports.

Blanco who disclosed that the incident happened about a decade ago narrated how he was playing beats and Jay-Z had walked up to him and is “free-styling in my ear”.

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I Thought I Was Going to Die, US Producer Benny Blanco Recounts Mistakenly Kissing Beyonce in Jay-Z's Presence
Benny Blanco recounts how he mistakenly kissed Beyonce in Jay-Z's presence years ago. Photo: @itsbennyblanco/@beyonce
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According to Blanco, Beyonce was also present at the gathering and he had to take a moment to appreciate his life and how he was spending time with two of the biggest music stars in the world.

However, Blanco’s awkward moment with the songstress happened much later in the day.

He narrated how he had planned to give the diva a goodnight kiss on the cheek but things didn’t quite go as planned.

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Blanco was quoted to have said:

"I went to do like, kiss on the cheek, and I guess we just missed a little bit. And just like, I definitely hit the corner of some sort of lip. I'm like, 'Oh my God. This is the worst thing in my life."

Blanco said he thought his life had come to an end as Jay-Z caught a full glimpse of what had happened.

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"And I look at Jay and I'm like, 'Oh, OK. I'm dead. My life is over. It was great. Nice knowing you guys."

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Fortunately for the producer, things didn’t go as bad as he had imagined. Blanco said Jay-Z simply said his goodbyes and no one noticed what happened.

Some days ago, Legit.ng reported that Beyonce joined millions of fans from across the world to celebrate Nigeria’s Yemi Alade on her birthday.

The international singer in big font wished Yemi Alade well with a childhood photo on her website. The special recognition stirred wide reactions on social media with the news making headlines.


Adeyinka Odutuyo is an entertainment/lifestyle journalist at Legit.ng with over three years of working experience in the media industry.

He has a degree in Linguistics and Communication Studies from Osun State University, Osogbo. When he is not writing about celebrities, you will find him blogging about local Nigerian recipes on Instagram (@playfoodbyyinka)

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