Jay Z Makes Fun of Beyoncé’s Strange Pizza-Eating Habits: ‘She’s from Houston … They Don’t Have Pizza There’

10/21/2015 at 03:17 PM ET

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Like all native New Yorker, Jay Z has serious opinions about pizza.

Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Tuesday night, the rapper-turned-mogul revealed his favorite New York slice: Lucali, a pizzeria in Brooklyn’s Carroll Gardens neighborhood that specializes in thin-crust pizza.

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Kimmel then asked Jay about his wife Beyoncé‘s unconventional favorite pizza toppings of extra tomato sauce and jalapeños.

“Have you explained that that’s unacceptable in Brooklyn?” Kimmel asks the star.

“She’s from Houston, first of all,” Jay Z says. “They don’t have pizza there.”

We know that’s not true, but still — the idea of a city without pizza sends shivers down our spines.

Jay Z and Beyoncé dine out all over the city — and the world. While touring Italy this summer with their daughter, Blue Ivy, the power couple scarfed down quite a bit of pizza (though no jalapeños in sight.)

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Of course, when Beyoncé is eating vegan, her toppings get even crazier (close your ears, pizza purists) she tops her pie with avocado and vegan cheese made of raw cashews and tapioca flour.

—Maria Yagoda, @mariayagoda

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“What’s limiting American designers is that we’re afraid to do something different,” says Berliner, 32, a Hungarian émigré who fled with her family to the U.S. in 1956. Agi thought up the gimmick in London while marveling at the way plastics were being employed by designers of punk fashion. In her L.A. office, where she designs for La Parisienne junior sportswear, Agi spent five days on the phone and six weeks testing to come up with the right plastic.

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Anonymous on

Dum,statement no pizza in Houston????

Anonymous on

New York has the best pizza…but Star Pizza in Houston is amazing…get the spinach pizza if you ever go.

Huh? on

He needs to check out Star Pizza! You’re missing out, Jay Z…

Nicole on

Just looking at that pizza makes me want to order some pizza.

Mia on

He was joking about Houston not having pizza, but Brooklyn’s pizza is 1 probably the best outside of Italy. I’ve stood in line for over an hour to get pizza and it was worth it.

Anonymous on

lol we dont have any good pizza places…

Bets on

lI see that Jay Z still has his tattoo on his left finger, as does Beyonce! Um-m-m-m

kankey on

I love Jay and bey my favorite couple ever God bless protect them their married their family for life

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