'American Crime Story: Who Bit Beyonce?' Producer Ryan Murphy joins in the social media frenzy over identity of Lemonade star's attacker
He's the creative genius behind the Emmy-winning drama series The People v. O. J. Simpson.
And now Ryan Murphy is focused on another big whodunit.
As social media swarmed with theories about the identity of the mystery celebrity who took a bite out of Beyonce at a party, Murphy announced his new project on his Instagram.
He posted the title screen for a series called: 'American Crime Story: Who Bit Beyonce?'
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Funny: As social media swarmed with theories about the identity of the mystery celebrity who took a bite out of Beyonce at a party, Murphy announced his new project on his Instagram
Joking: Murphy, the genius behind the Emmy-winning drama series The People v. O. J. Simpson, added the caption: 'It's happening. Who should play Beyonce?'
Alongside the tongue-in-cheek image, the ACS and AHS showrunner wrote: 'It’s happening. Who should play Beyonce?'
The furor began when GQ magazine published an interview with comedienne and actress Tiffany Haddish in its April issue.
She recalled being at a party with Beyonce and Jay-Z in December 2017 and claimed that an unnamed actress bit the Lemonade hitmaker in the face.
Tiffany Haddish has privately told friends Sanaa Lathan is in fact the infamous Beyonce-biter, multiple sources told TMZ on Tuesday morning.
Lathan had previously denied she was the culprit on Twitter.
What's the word? Tiffany Haddish (left) has reportedly claimed Sanaa Lathan (right) is in fact the infamous Beyonce-biter, according to TMZ
Sources told TMZ that 'it was not an aggressive bite ... it was playful and noninvasive, but still caught Beyonce off guard.'
Fans reportedly found the guest list from the event and concluded that it could have been The Best Man actress Sanaa, 46, commenting with bumblebee emojis on Lathan's social media.
Sanna broke her silence on Monday night, tweeting: 'Y'all are funny. Under no circumstances did I bite Beyonce and if I did it would've been a love bite.'
Detective work: Haddish sparked a Twitter frenzy this week after her revelation that a mystery actress bit Beyonce's face at a party, prompting her fans to accuse two actresses
And Beyonce's notoriously dedicated Beyhive have been quick to place blame, prompting Love & Basketball actress Sanaa Lathan and model Sara Foster, ex step-sister of Bella and Gigi Hadid, to deny rumours that they are the culprits.
Girls' Trip actress Tiffany started the drama when she told the April edition of GQ that music icon Beyonce was bit by a fellow reveller at a private afterparty following Jay Z's performance at The Forum in Los Angeles in December.
Not me! Sanna addressed rumors on Monday night, tweeting: 'Y'all are funny. Under no circumstances did I bite Beyoncé and if I did it would've been a love bite.'
Not convinced: The declaration of love for Beyonce only prompting still-suspicious fans to respond with a string of hilarious memes
The declaration of love for Beyonce only prompted still-suspicious fans to respond with a string of hilarious memes, including OJ Simpson gifs from those who took note of Sanaa's 'if I did it' line.
Model and 90210 actress Sara Foster also denied she played any part in the incident on Instagram, writing:
'Flattering that anyone thinks I could get this close to Beyoncé,' alongside a screen shot of an email she had received from a journalist.
Friends! Sanaa and Beyonce have been seen partying together for years; seen with actress Regina Hall in 2008
Under suspicion: Model and 90210 actress Sara Foster also denied she played any part in the incident after fans found out she was on the party guestlist
Denial: 'Flattering that anyone thinks I could get this close to Beyoncé,' alongside a screen shot of an email she had received from a journalist
While Girl's Trip star Tiffany deliberately didn't name the woman who bit Beyonce, the Bey Hive immediately began debating her identity.
Chrissy Teigen was one of the first, tweeting: 'I cannot leave this planet without knowing who bit Beyonce in the face.'
She then followed this up with: 'I can only think of one person who would do this. but I cannot say. but she....is the worst.'
However after finding out who the actress with vampire-like tendencies actually was, Chrissy expressed her shock.
'My initial guess was wrong. The real person? I *never* would have guessed. I'VE SAID TOO MUCH.'
But while Chrissy wasn't able to name the alleged biter, Twitter wasn't so reticent, with fans all jumping to name actresses they thought could be to blame.
Who bit Beyonce's face? Online frenzy followed Tiffany Haddish's shock revelation... as Chrissy Teigen tweeted 'You'd NEVER guess who it is!'
Warning! Tiffany was previously called out by Beyonce in new song Top Off after the comedian spilled party drama; the two are seen in a selfie that night
The debate was started when Tiffany opened up to GQ about the memorable December party, saying the actress appeared high on drugs.
Tiffany explained: 'There was this actress there that's just, like, doing the mostest. She bit Beyonce in the face.'
As might be imagined, Beyonce wasn't happy about this.
Continued Tiffany: 'So Beyonce stormed away, went up to Jay-Z, and was like, 'Jay! Come here! This b****...' and snatched him. They went to the back of the room. I was like, 'What just happened?' And Beyoncé's friend walked up and was like, 'Can you believe this b**** just bit Beyonce?''
Tiffany says that the mystery actress then crossed her path - telling her to stop dancing.
Tiffany then approached Beyonce, who she had met for the first time that evening.
The irrepressible 38-year-old said she told her: 'I'm going to beat somebody a** at your party. I just want to let you know that.'
Beyonce told her not to, and said of the actress: 'That b**** is on drugs. She not even drunk. The b**** is on drugs. She not like that all the time. Just chill.'
The interview updates Tiffany's previous description of meeting the superstar, in which she went into less detail.
In it Tiffany said she had witnessed the singer act possessively when the unidentified actress placed her hand on Jay Z's chest.
In response on DJ Khaled's recent song Top Off, Queen Bey called out Tiffany, saying her name and rapping, 'If they're tryna party with the queen, they gon' have to sign a non-disclosure.'
But the Girls Trip star doesn't seem to be too worried that she has burned the friendship bridge with her idol.
'Everything she said rang so real to me,' she said in a tweet after the song was released. 'Just know I will sign an NDA any day for Beyoncé. But also know this I will fight for Beyoncé. I love that woman she is a gift from God,'
Opening up: Tiffany's interview appears in the new edition of GQ, out now
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