Rumors are flying that BeyoncÃ© Knowles has frustrated Paramount execs by creating so much buzz for her recently released solo album that they worry it will overshadow the release of their movie, “Dreamgirls,” in which she has a starring role.
From the New York Daily News:
BeyoncÃ©’s oversaturation in the marketplace has thrown a major monkey wrench in the ‘Dreamgirls’ rollout campaign,” the insider told Lowdown, claiming that her album was originally planned for next year, but BeyoncÃ© — concerned that the film won’t be the star vehicle she’d hoped for — secretly recorded it this summer, without the knowledge of Paramount or even her manager-father, Matthew Knowles. “It will take away from the anticipation of the ‘Dreamgirls’ soundtrack,” said my source. “She has left Paramount with not a lot of options for rolling out this film. … All her solo attention is making Paramount reposition their strategy at the last minute.”
Both Paramount’s and BeyoncÃ© people are all, “Denial, denial, everything’s hunky dory,” but we’re still all, “Uh huh, we believe you–not.”
More photos from Beyonce’s appearance on TRL are after the jump.
Written by Lisa Timmons