Fans are brutally ripping into the $200 million mansion Beyonce and Jay-Z bought
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Queen B and Jay-Z have recently broken another record and it’s not the musical kind.
Before the Carters swooped in and bought their new home, the record for the most expensive home sold in the Golden State exchanged hands for $177 million after Marc Andreessen purchased it.
Not everyone is so impressed with their new pad, however, with some fans brutally roasting their newest abode.
The palatial pad is spread across 30,000 square feet, with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean from atop the cliff top.
Part of the highly coveted ‘Billionaires Row’, Beyonce and Jay-Z’s new neighbours will include the likes of Apple designer Jony Ive, Orcale’s CEO Larry Ellison and financier Marc Andreessen – whose $177 million-dollar (£138.8m) property previously took the top spot.
If that weren’t enough bang for their bills, bills, bills, the music moguls are also one of the few people to own a home designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando.
The master craftsman has also captured the attention of many celebs, going on to create properties for the likes of Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and William Bell – who commissioned the design over 15 years ago.
Whilst the California property might feel pretty zen, thanks to its clean lines and symmetrical design, fans weren’t so impressed by the architecture.
In fact, some have been questioning why the Knowles-Carters would spend $200 million (£156 m) on it – even if money ain’t a thang.
One joked: “I could have gotten it for them for cheaper.”
Another added that it didn’t all that impressive considering the bank-busting price tag, writing: “It doesn’t look like much for 200 million. Hardly any land with it either.”
"My home is more expensive" someone else added.
“It sold for $14M 10 years ago… not sure if that was just for the land but they def got scammed,” a fourth wrote.
While one person simply said: "That’s it?"
However, others were more concerned about the brutalist architecture which seems, um, less than inviting.
“They really spent $200 mill for prison walls,” said one commenter, while someone else commented: "If I could afford $200m I'd simply buy a home that looks nice."
Some fans did leap to their defence though, arguing that Beyonce and Jay-Z were entitled to spend their money how they choose.
“This woman only speaks in BREAKING RECORDS baby,” a fan joked, as another replied: “Good for them, they work hard for their money and have earned their financial success.
While people say go big or go home, we can’t help thinking this isn’t what