By Heidi Huerta
CBS made two rules very clear for Grammy attendees last night: not too much skin and no alcohol, both of which went out the window. While Kelly Clarkson clearly needed a drink, Jay-Z was sipping it up…directly from his Grammy Award.
Hov took cool and laid back to the next level last night. Between having Queen Bey by his side, winning a few Grammys and performing from seat to stage with JT–Jay was certainly one of the stars of the night. Let’s not forget to mention that his acceptance speech was pretty much making fun of the The-Dream’s “swap meet” attire (that hat), during which point the Grammys literally cut off their own 'wrap it up music' so he could speak.
The best part though...while everyone else at the Grammys (except for his own clique) was having a dry night, Jay-Z was sipping on D'USSE Cognac and he even took it as far as pouring the drink directly into his Grammy Award backstage.
One tweet from @funkmasterflex read: "LOL! These Pics Just Prove That Jay-Z Really Does Whatever He Wants & Gets Away With It! - #IFWT,” while a fan (@MarkBHawkins) added: “Jay-Z gets up out of his seat, raps with JT, sits back down, sips cognac, kisses Beyoncé. He must turn himself on. #grammys”.
After boycotting the Grammys in the past, it was a pleasure to see King Hov back in the building.