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Beyonce and Jay Z blessed with twins, granddad Mathew Knowles confirms

Bey and Jay are thrilled and have started sharing the news with their family and closest friends, says a source.
India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi June 19, 2017 9:38 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

If you are one of those who have been eagerly waiting for the news of Beyonce and Jay Z’s twins birth, then you are surely in for a grand surprise. The celeb couple has welcomed their little ones- a boy and a girl on June 12 in a Los Angeles hospital, according to sources. It was further reported that the twins are still in the hospital owing to some minor issues. Jay Z and Beyonce. who married in 2008, are also parents to a five-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy.

The arrival of the twins was announced by Beyonce’s father Mathew Knowles. Taking to his Instagram account, he posted a birthday message to the twins, captioned "They're here!" and signed "Love, Granddad". He used several hashtags, including #beyonce, #jayz and #twins.

Mathew was the manager of Destiny's Child, the R&B group Beyonce was the lead singer of from the late 1990s. Beyonce, 35, announced the impending arrival of her twins in an Instagram post in February. We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes”, the singer wrote.

Meanwhile a source close to the family told People: "Bey and Jay are thrilled and have started sharing the news with their family and closest friends."

When the couple's first child, daughter Blue Ivy Carter, was born in 2012, they reportedly rented out an entire floor of a New York hospital. They waited weeks to confirm Blue Ivy's birth. The couple posted the first photographs of new-born Blue Ivy on Tumblr.