Destiny’s Child star Beyonce Knowles tells Allison Samuels of Newsweek that she was depressed when LeToya Luckett and LaTavia Roberson left the group in 1999 and sued her father for financial mismanagement. “Up to then I had never had anything bad happen to me, and so it really threw me because I became the villain and that hurt so bad,” she says. “I was only about 17 or 18, and all of a sudden I’m walking through airports and hearing people say, ‘I can’t stand her, she just thinks she’s all that.’ And I wanted so badly to say, ‘You don’t even know me. How can you judge me?'”
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