Robert De Niro Tells Jay-Z He Is "Rude" & "Disrespectful" For Not Returning His Phone Calls?

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freelancers-robert-deniro-50-cent-big Take note, Robert De Niro considers anyone not returning his phone calls as a sign ...

Take note, Robert De Niro considers anyone not returning his phone calls as a sign of disrespect, no matter who you are. Jay-Z learned this first hand when the Oscar winning actor told the Grammy winning actor how he really felt at a Leonardo DiCaprio birthday party in NYC.


The New York Post reports the two giants in their respective field's crossed paths at the party held at The Darby. While Hova tried to be cordial, sources say DeNiro was frosty. The source of the tension is Jay allegedly ducking Bob's calls after offering to contribute music to the TriBeCa Film Festival.

"Bob was sitting at a table, and when Jay-Z went over to say hello, De Niro told Jay that he never called him back," said the source.

Another source added, "Bob wasn't in any mood to make polite conversation. He told Jay that if somebody calls you six times, you call them back. It doesn't matter who you are, that is just rude."

Even Jigga trying to make light of his faux pas, and his wife coming by to help cool things down, couldn't sway Deniro. "Beyoncé came over, but that didn't calm Bob down,"  said the source. "It was the talk of the party. Everyone was saying there's only one star in New York bigger and badder than Jay-Z, and that's Robert De Niro. He can be quite scary when he's angry."

Both De Niro and Jay-Z reps declined comment so at the moment only those two know what was exactly said. Safe bet that if De Niro does ever call again, Hova will hit him right back on the jack.

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  • tysandsnyc

    If I were Jay, I would've told him to go scrèw himself. Who does Robert think he is where he believes the world must bow down to him?

    He's talented, yes. I'll give him that. But just because you are talented doesn't mean the world owes you anything.

    • http://twitter.com/NickxDope Nicholas Grant

      he only wanted a call back lol... not the world

      • tysandsnyc

        It seems like he wants both. If he's this flippy over a phone call, imagine how he is with other insignificant things in life? No bueno. But I would knock the shît outta him for talking to me like that and humble him down a few levels.

    • COCOnuts00

      its just called proper phone etiquette.. i don't know how you were raised.. but most are raised with manners and respect and if someone calls you.. you call them back or he should haven gotten his *****istant to respond

      • tysandsnyc

        So you never snubbed someone's calls beccause you were to busy in life working, attending to your children, and taking care of your household? Be honest.

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