Although it has been proven that Beyoncé is not an Italian woman named Ann Marie Lastrassi, the conspiracy theory lives on.
A Pulitzer-worthy journalist tracked down the real Ann Marie Lastrassi and demanded answers to the world's most pressing questions.
Read on to learn THE TRUTH.
IS ANNE-MARIE LASTRASSI IN THE BEYHIVE?
"I actually do want to be Beyoncé. Instead of Lemonade, I can call my album, Limoncello."
IS BEYONCÉ SECRETLY AN ITALIAN WOMAN?
"Well, if she were truly Italian, she would’ve picked a Versace dress while getting into “Formation” instead of Givenchy."
WHAT DOES ANN MARIE LASTRASSI THINK OF THE ANN MARIE LASTRASSI CONSPIRACY THEORIES?
"Beyoncé Giselle Knowles Carter already has enough names...she doesn’t need to add mine."
WHAT DOES ANN MARIE LASTRASSI INCLUDE IN HER BEYONCÉ-THEMED DINNERS?
"Popular dishes include, 'Beycatini' and 'Drunk In Linguini.' I also have a wonderful wine collection called 'Yoncé All On His Mouth Like Vino.'"
what do YOU believe???!!!!