Beyonce's Secret Strategy for Sticking With Her Vegan Diet

Queen B makes a greens decree.

The singer was hesitant to join husband Jay Z's idea in going plant-based, but insiders tell THR she's found a way to help her avoid temptation.

This story first appeared in the Dec. 20 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Beyonce has found a way to help keep her on a 22-day vegan diet: encourage staff and loved ones to join in. Sources say she was hesitant to join Jay Z in going plant-based starting Dec. 4, his 44th birthday. Now, she's sticking it out but is wary of temptation.

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"She encourages everyone around her to try it too. She doesn't want food nearby to tempt her," says an insider, noting Beyonce's love of wings and ribs. A spokeswoman for Beyonce had no comment.