After years of denying endless pregnancy rumors, Beyoncé
finally has some good news to share.
The "Single Ladies" singer is pregnant.
Beyoncé held her belly as she arrived at the Video Music
Awards Sunday wearing a long, red dress, quite the opposite of her normal
midriff-baring stage costumes.
When addressing photographers on the red carpet, Beyoncé
said, "I have a surprise!" People reported.
Beyoncé's rep later confirmed the news to the magazine.
"I'm happy to say it's true," the rep said, according to People.
Beyoncé also acknowledged that she was with child during her
performance of "Love On Top." During the intro of the song she said
she wanted the audience to "feel the love that's growing inside of
me." And after she finished singing the song, she dropped her microphone,
popped open her purple sequined tuxedo jacket, poked out her stomach, then
rubbed it and smiled. Onlookers, Jay-Z and Kanye jumped up and down in
In a June interview special on "Piers Morgan Tonight," Beyoncé said she looked forward to parenthood.
"I always said I would have a baby at 30," said
the singer whose 30th birthday is September 4.
Apparently, Beyoncé's husband Jay-Z has also had children on
his mind. He and Kanye rapped about fatherhood on "New
from their new album, "Watch The Throne."
Beyoncé and Jay-Z wed
in April 2008.
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