Beyonce and Jay-Z have pointed out their liking for the names ‘Rumi’ and ‘Sir’, with Beyonce claiming the name ‘Rumi’ is JAPANESE, and creating an uproar in the Muslim world.
Rumi is a much-loved and respected Persian poet in Muslim literature, which is the reason for the uproar amongst Asians.
The celebrities have filed a case to US authorities to copyright the names “Rumi Carter” and “Sir Carter,” ensuring no one else profits from the names to sell anything from fragrances to music!
Appearing to liken his rhyming skills to the literary tradition, Jay-Z has rapped:
“Sufi to the goofies / I could probably speak Farsi.”