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Five Theories Behind the Real Reason Jay-Z and Beyoncé Went to Cuba

Cuban-Americans and certain members of Congress are getting their pee-pee-soaked pantaloons in a major twist over Jay-Z and Beyoncé celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary in Cuba. 

Of course, the United States upholds a 50-plus-year embargo against the island nation that prohibits American citizens from traveling there. 

Well, average American citizens, that is. When you're Jay-Z and Beyoncé, all it takes is a quick text to Barry O., and blammo, you're strolling the streets of Havana and being followed by paparazzi using cameras from the 1950s.

But in all the uproar over whether the pair should have made the trip -- and whether it was a "people-to-people" culturally worthy visit in the first place -- no one stopped to think about why they were really in Cuba.

We have some theories.

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Matt Preira