Sure, the typical thing to give your spouse after five years of marriage might be a wooden bowl. After all wood is the traditional gift for such a milestone year. But when you are are a mega, super, huge, power house, ZOMG, kind of couple like Beyoncé and Jay-Z the wood turns into something more like, “would you like to…” As in, “would you like to go to Cuba?”
If you thought Cuba was on the can’t touch this list you aren’t the only one. Many people have been wondering how such a trip was even possible. This morning Reuters reported that a source familiar with the trip indicated that it was “a cultural trip that was fully licensed by the United States Treasury Department.”
However, some Senators are expressing concern about the trip. Sen. Marco Rubio feels that the “administration should explain exactly how trips like these comply with U.S. law and regulations.”
Makes you wonder if Beyoncé and Jay-Z wish they had stayed in New York and kept it simple. Keeping it simple is actually what the couple does for anniversaries.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z married in a quiet ceremony in his penthouse in New York on April 4, 2008. They managed to keep the event out of the press for days which was a pretty big deal considering the couple.
They celebrated their first and second anniversary under the radar, supposedly at favorite restaurants in New York. For their third anniversary Jay whisked Bey off to the Bahamas. Sweet Blue Ivy was only three months old when their fourth anniversary happened so Beyoncé did what many new moms did. She started tweeting and blogging.
It will be interesting to hear from the couple about their trip this year. They certainly have started a dialogue about Cuba.
In the meantime Beyoncé has released a teeny, tiny sneak preview for a new song. Honestly. It is 12 seconds long. Here you go: