Beyonce and Jay Z reportedly welcome twins

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

[Update 10:45 a.m.: Beyonce’s father, Mathew Knowles, confirmed the arrival of the twins with a tweet welcoming them.

 TMZ reports the singer gave birth last week to a boy and a girl, but a ‘minor issue’ has kept them hospitalized.]

The Bey-watch is apparently over as the singer and husband Jay Z have reportedly welcomed the much-anticipated additions to their family.

Sources including Showbiz 411 and People magazine reported late Saturday via a source that Beyonce has given birth to twins. While the super-secretive couple had yet to confirm the news by 2 a.m. Sunday, at least one celebrity, Maxwell, seemed to do so with a tweet congratulating the couple.

It isn’t yet known when Beyonce gave birth, though speculation is that the twins arrived in a Los Angeles hospital around June 15, the day Jay Z was supposed to be honored at the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York City; he did not attend the ceremony.

The twins’ sex is also unknown, though in his taped induction speech for Jay Z, former President Barack Obama indicated that Blue Ivy, the 5-year-old daughter of Beyonce and Jay Z,would have a new pair of sisters.

The Feb. 1 Instagram post featuring Beyonce’s announcement of her pregnancy currently has nearly 11 million likes – a record for the social media platform.

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LookCloser
LookCloser

Who gives a flying rip about these two fools?  They just put two more of themselves into this world....this is not good news.  

tinala
tinala

LookCloser, your jealously is showing. They have more money than you will ever have in a lifetime. So, do you really think they value your opinion? Not!