Beyonce's Parents Confirm Divorce Reports

 
Beyonce's Parents Confirm Divorce Reports

22 December 2009

Beyonce's parents Mathew and Tina Knowles had confirmed reports by admitting that, yes, they are getting a divorce.

Reports began circulating online last week (ends18Dec09) alleging stylist Tina Knowles had filed papers in a Harris County, Texas court in November (09) to put an end to her 29-year marriage.

The Knowles have now revealed the news is true, but insist the decision to split was "amicable".

In a joint statement, the former couple says, "The decision to end our marriage is an amicable one. We remain friends, parents, and business partners. If anyone is expecting an ugly messy fight, they will be sadly disappointed. We ask for your respect of our privacy as we handle this matter."

The divorce comes just weeks after Beyonce's manager father was hit with a paternity lawsuit from Los Angeles resident Alexsandra Wright, who works in the name branding business.

Pregnant Wright claims Mathew Knowles is the father of her unborn child, which is due in spring 2010.

The Knowles wed in 1980 and are parents to the Crazy In Love hitmaker and her younger sister Solange.

Story via WENN


Share

Comments (0)

Post Your Own Comment

Login to post comments!

Please login or sign-up for free!

Take 40 Loves

JLaw leads a revolution in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (own it now on digital or on Blu-Ray & DVD March 6) -- join the rebellion!
Join Now
The Summer's hottest event kicks off this weekend! Future Music Festival's huge lineup of stars is headlined by Avicii, Drake and The Prodigy. Touring nationally!
Find Out More
Based on George R.R. Martin's bestselling books, Game of Thrones The Complete Fourth Season is now available
On Blu-ray & DVD
Finally, a device that kicks back when you do! Go from laptop to tablet and enjoy your favourite music or shows wherever you go.
Find Out More
Visit the Take 40's competition page for the latest freebies! Free tickets, parties, adventures and heaps more. Who doesn't love free stuff?!
Enter now