Beyonce, Jay Z poke fun at Bieber at tour opener

Beyonce and Jay Z perform together on the opening night of their On The Run Tour at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida. Photo/AP
Beyonce and Jay Z perform together on the opening night of their On The Run Tour at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida. Photo/AP

Beyoncé and Jay Z displayed Justin Bieber's mugshot during the opening of their On The Run tour.

The couple have sparked controversy after they poked fun at the 20-year-old singer at their Miami concert when they flashed his snap on a huge screen during a montage of celebrity prison photos.

According to fans at the show, Beyoncé reportedly made a subtle dig at the Baby hitmaker as the infamous image popped up, and she said, "Even the greatest can fall."

However, the troubled star wasn't the only one to feature in the montage as stars such as Tupac, Robert Downey Jr, Russell Brand, 50 Cent and even Jay, 44, himself made an appearance on the large screen.

It was previously revealed the pair - who have two-year-old daughter Blue Ivy - also treated fans to never-seen-before footage from their wedding day in April 2008.

The intimate clip showed Beyoncé, 32, wearing a traditional white gown - which was designed by her mother Tina Knowles - and veil, with the rapper in a smart tuxedo as they exchanged vows and rings and had matching IV tattoos on their fingers.

Another video showed the couple walking down the aisle as watching guests threw confetti at them.

The footage was shown towards the end of the couple's 41-song set - which saw them perform both together and separately - as they sang Young Forever.

Meanwhile, the pair are reportedly leading "separate lives" on tour.

The couple - whose marriage has been the subject of speculation it is in crisis - kicked off their joint On the Run concert series last week but they are said to be only seeing one another on stage, as they travel separately and stay in different hotel rooms.

A source said: "They might be sharing a stage, but while on tour they'll live practically separate lives.

"Tensions between them are worse than ever, meaning they will be travelling between venues independently, staying in different hotel suites and even having separate entourages.

"They'll also have individual dressing rooms, so the only times they'll be together will be while they're performing."

The couple have both been the subject of rumours of infidelity and the insider admits they are struggling to trust one another.

The source told Grazia magazine: "They've both been dreading the tour. Cancelling wasn't an option, so on the surface it's going to be business as usual, but they're both struggling with trust issues after the spate of cheating allegations.

"Jay's given Beyonce unlimited access to his texts and emails to try and keep the peace, but a lot of their communication will be through assistants."

Despite the claims, the pair have seemed comfortable on stage with one another and even treated fans to previously-unseen footage from their wedding.

- Bang! Showbiz

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