He wants that old thing back but Beyonce will always be the best thing he never had!
Along with telling the paper that they dated for nine years, the Houston chef said the singer refused to have sex until she was married and his decision to sleep with other women is “something that’ll always haunt” him.
We all know Bey is happily married to her Jay Z so of course she’s not thinking about her old flings, but sadly Lyndell can’t say the same. Check out all he had to say about the woman, who he describes as the “love of my life” and “biggest regret,” below.
On why their breakup still haunts him:
Beyonce was the love of my life and I was hers, so losing her is still my biggest regret. She would say to me all the time, ‘I’m afraid to ever live my life without you Lyndall, I want you to be mine for ever’.
I’ll be honest — it was me that messed everything up and lost her for ever to Jay Z, but I deserved it.
Who cheats on a woman as beautiful as Beyonce? Well, I am that man and it’s something that’ll always haunt me.
On how they met:
From the first time I saw Beyonce I couldn’t take my eyes off of her. She looked like an angel, the most beautiful girl I’d ever seen. We’d hang out after school and almost every night we’d fall asleep talking to each other on the phone.
On the day of their first kiss:
It was just after Beyonce’s 15th birthday. I surprised her with Brian McKnight concert tickets and it happened that night. I had got popcorn and as we were sitting in our seats I dropped it. As we both went down to grab it we bumped heads, and locked into our first kiss.
We both just looked at each other realizing there was this incredible spark of fireworks between us. It was that fairytale kiss you only hear about in the movies. That was the first feeling of true love between me and Beyonce. Still, to this day, I’ve never had another kiss as passionate as that one.
On Beyonce saving herself for marriage:
The bigger star she became, the more I didn’t think I was good enough. One night, when she was out of town, I went to a bar with friends and ended up sleeping with another woman. Over the course of a few years I cheated on her about five times, but I never told her until after we broke up.
She was such a great girl who cared about me deeply, she even wrote her hit Dangerously in Love while we were together. That’s how in love we were back then. Initially my intention was to take a break from our relationship so I could go to culinary school and make a name for myself. But when I headed to Austin to do the course she quickly moved on with her own life.
On not knowing that Bey could sing:
She was just so shy, she was a bit of an outcast at school and didn’t even sing in the choir. For two years I didn’t know she could sing. We spent hours watching movies together and playing Connect 4.
Some of our most fun times was when I watched Beyonce, her sister Solange and Kelly performing dance routines. So while I had no idea how good her voice was back then, I certainly knew she could move.
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1. When She Taught Us The Word "Bootylicious"
Back in her Destiny’s Child days, Beyonce was the queen of creating new trends and making it cool to be curvy yet sexy. In 2001, Beyonce co-wrote the song, “Bootylicious”, giving curvaceous women everywhere the confidence to embrace their big hips, thighs and of course, their booty. The song and word caused such a phenomenon in popular culture that it was actually added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2008 with the definition: "sexually attractive, sexy; shapley” – and we owe it all to Beyonce and Destiny’s Child!
2. When She Helped Us Get Through A Bad Breakup With "Irreplaceable"
After Beyonce gave us the confidence to embrace our curves, she helped us get through bad breakups by teaching us the exact direction to tell our exes to go, “to the left, to the left”. Beyonce released “Irreplaceable” off of her 2006 album, “B-Day” and gave newly single women everywhere an anthem to deal with the breakdown of a relationship with an unfaithful partner and feel empowered to move on.
3. When She Gave Us A Single Girl's Anthem With "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)"
Not only did Beyonce help us get through a bad breakup, but she gave us a single girl’s anthem as well! Of course, I’m talking about none other than “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It”.
4. When She Made A "Gangsta Rapper" Fall In Love
If any of you were Jay Z fans prior to his relationship with Beyonce, then you’re familiar with this popular lyric, “me give my heart to a woman? Not for nothing, never happen. I’ll be forever macking”. I think it was safe to say that before Beyonce, Jay Z was living his everyday life like he was always on the set of the “Big Pimpin’” music video. Enter Beyonce and all of her female empowerment ways and Jay was quick to retire his pimp card and have “the hottest chick in the game wearing his chain”. Now, the duo is the biggest couple in hip-hop, with sold out concerts, hit records and an heir to the throne, Blue Ivy.
5. When She Announced She Was Pregnant
Speaking of Blue Ivy, Beyonce had the best pregnancy announcement of all time (in my Kanye West voice). During her performance of “Love on Top” at the 2011 MTV VMA awards, Beyonce announced to the world that she was with child after dropping the microphone, pulling back her blazer and rubbing her growing baby bump!
6. When She Got Sexy For "GQ" Magazine
Beyonce’s GQ photo spread for her Superbowl Halftime Performance was probably her sexiest look, ever! While prancing around in a cropped football jersey and sexy lingerie for the magazine’s cover, Bey let the world know that she’s capable of still being incredibly sexy while holding the title of a wife and mother. Touché Beyonce, Touché.
7. When She Gave Us A Destiny's Child Reunion At Her 2013 Superbowl Halftime Performance
Of course, we all love Beyonce, but we all miss Michelle and Kelly and the Destiny’s Child era as well. Luckily for us, at this year’s Superbowl Halftime Show, not only did Beyonce give us the performance of her life, she also gave us a Destiny’s Child reunion that we’ve been waiting for!