Tina Knowles confirms Beyoncé's not pregnant
October 21st, 2010
10:21 AM ET

Tina Knowles confirms Beyoncé's not pregnant

Put away those knitting needles – Beyoncé isn't getting a visit from the stork just yet.

On today's episode of the "Ellen DeGeneres Show," the singer's mom, Tina Knowles, shoots down recent reports that Beyoncé, 29, and hubby Jay-Z, 40, are expecting a baby.

"I’m here to clear the rumors up. The truth is that it’s not Beyoncè that’s pregnant," said 56-year-old Knowles. "It’s me."

She was joking, of course, but Miss Tina has heard so many false stories that the couple is gearing up for diaper duty that she's learned to have a sense of humor about it all.

"With all the rumors by now I should have five or six grandchildren," jokes Knowles, who is grandma to daughter Solange's 6-year-old son, Julez.

Regardless, Knowles acknowledges that Beyoncé and Jay-Z are crazy in love and tells DeGeneres that she can't wait for the day when those baby rumors become real.

"I'm looking forward to it," she says.

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  1. T-2000

    The Greatest Of All Time

    October 25, 2010 at 3:32 am | Report abuse |
  2. T-2000

    Ah shut up and "Be" quiet before I HAMMERFIST you like your name is Brock Lesnar! Here's a few names you might remember that were once #1 and are now working at McDonalds. Vanilla Ice, Milli Vanilly and MC Hammer. MORAL TO THE STORY? (In Forest Gump voice) Like momma used to say: Beauty fades but TALENT lasts a lifetime.

    October 24, 2010 at 9:14 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Be

    If u have been behind beyonce since day one like me youll kno dat there isnt a record yet dat hasnt hit #1 for her not 2 have any talent as u say if u watchd any of da interviews u would kno she wants a family wen da times right. I wish pple would stop hatin and let celebs live their dam lives. Obviously da girl got talent look at her accomplishments i dnt c a keys lauren hill or jill scott pullin those mves a keys is my girl 2 but look at da facts

    October 23, 2010 at 7:02 pm | Report abuse |
  4. T-2000

    Her mom uses Botox.

    October 23, 2010 at 10:16 am | Report abuse |
  5. T-2000

    She need to get some singing lessons.

    October 22, 2010 at 2:27 pm | Report abuse |
  6. eminem

    she is pregnant... and eminem is the baby daddy

    October 22, 2010 at 12:35 pm | Report abuse |
  7. chief

    Too funny...their kids woud not be that great looking, if Jay-Z has anything to do with it. Have anyone really took a good look at this guy? Beyonce, beautiful, long as she keep that make up on. And NO, I am not jealous – just my opinon on them both. I don't know her, so no need to be jealous.

    October 22, 2010 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |
  8. nelson

    their private life is theirs but they should try have to have a baby and beyonce should forget about her curves and give jay z an heir.whether she likes it or not her scientific upgraded beauty will fade. nature cannot be cheated.

    October 22, 2010 at 11:02 am | Report abuse |
  9. Valerie

    Wow really? I thought she was hiding twins in her big thighs......

    And why does she YELL though every song? She yells and stomps her big legs around like a horse.....just awful! If you had never noticed this now you will, she YELLS everything....it's ridiculous.

    October 22, 2010 at 10:01 am | Report abuse |
  10. es

    God Bless u

    October 22, 2010 at 7:32 am | Report abuse |
  11. lt

    To all the haters: beyonce and jay-z are one of the most beautiful couples. nothing good to say - say nothing. God Bless u all. LT

    October 22, 2010 at 6:45 am | Report abuse |
    • Maryland

      Many of the people posting here are ignorant. They only wish they had a fraction of the fame, talent, money and looks that Beyonce has.

      October 22, 2010 at 11:40 am | Report abuse |
  12. mager

    What ever the two decide,god bless and good luck

    October 22, 2010 at 4:07 am | Report abuse |
  13. chell 27

    U all need 2 mind your own business. Her mom knows.

    October 22, 2010 at 3:46 am | Report abuse |
  14. mimi

    @Jas: I agree. In addition, it could just be some BS rumor started (they drew up) to remind us they're still alive.

    October 22, 2010 at 1:14 am | Report abuse |
  15. T-2000

    Sorry ya'll, im just keepin it real! Everybody know that girl breath be stankin! Dont believe me? Google "Beyonce breath stink" and thousands of results will pop up!

    October 22, 2010 at 12:26 am | Report abuse |
  16. T-2000

    Plus, I heard her breath smell worse than Oprah's draws on they day off!!

    October 22, 2010 at 12:16 am | Report abuse |
  17. T-2000

    Also, Brian was right when he said Beyonce "dont want kids now cause she needs that body 2 sell records". Lets be real, if Beyonce was fat, dark and ugly black women would not buy her albums. Her physical appearance is unfortunately, her #1 selling point which is very sad. Its quite obvious that Beyonce her mom and her whole team behind her are aware of this. She cant be like Jill Scott who is a larger woman and expect to sell records. Jill Scott, Alicia Keys, Lauryn Hill all have TALENT and whether they are fat or pregnant we buy their records because we know the music will still be good. But the whole "BEYONCE BRAND" is 90# about how fine she is and 10# about the actual music.

    October 22, 2010 at 12:02 am | Report abuse |
  18. T-2000

    Jay-Z need to watch out. Beyonce may end up looking like her mom in 20 years!

    October 21, 2010 at 11:23 pm | Report abuse |
  19. afiya

    With all due respect, I think tina is covering up something. After all who's gonna dought the sweet mother?

    October 21, 2010 at 11:13 pm | Report abuse |
  20. carla

    That is crazy! Why haven't Beyonce became pregnant yet? Either Jay-Z has a low sperm count or she is taking birth controls ok! If he can have children then someone else might step in to have his baby since he wants one. If she is worried about figure! Plz! Do she want to keep her man?

    October 21, 2010 at 10:50 pm | Report abuse |
  21. brian

    she dont want kids now cause she needs that body 2 sell records. alesha keys is a much better artist and she keeps her clothes on. bee claims 2 be a role model 4 young girls what is she teeling them shake your azz and u can make money

    October 21, 2010 at 9:40 pm | Report abuse |
  22. wendy

    God knows when the time is right to send children.

    October 21, 2010 at 9:26 pm | Report abuse |
  23. buddy

    Its obvious that Tina is lying i mean ellen is pre recorded we will see if she starts wearing loose clothing only time will tell

    October 21, 2010 at 7:48 pm | Report abuse |
  24. gladys

    Jaz and bee keep on tryin hopefully both of your dreams of havin children would happen dont give up yet

    October 21, 2010 at 7:29 pm | Report abuse |
  25. leslie

    How does anyone know if she wants kids are not. You don't live with them. I pray that they have healthy children or maybe they will have one. She can get her body back after having a child. Evidently someone thinks her mother has talent. i wish them the best of luck. I have other things to worry about; other than Jay-Z & Beyonce'. I wish they could get me a job!!!

    October 21, 2010 at 7:24 pm | Report abuse |
  26. jordanXluver

    rapper jay-z dhatz 40 iz with a good looking girl?! knw babies! but im sure they would be wonderfull :)

    October 21, 2010 at 6:50 pm | Report abuse |
  27. chae

    Beyonce dnt want know babies,hme girl career is booming!! Making movies and stuff,jz just gonna have to imagine it!! Lol!!!

    October 21, 2010 at 6:37 pm | Report abuse |
  28. shonte'

    Instead of being in Beyonce' and Jay Z business...some of you all need to enroll in grammar classes.

    October 21, 2010 at 6:34 pm | Report abuse |
  29. jas

    i think theres some haters out there me personally i could care less i like them both but i have a life if they do they do if they dont they dont

    October 21, 2010 at 6:26 pm | Report abuse |
  30. m moses

    Good for you Tina for speaking up and setting the record straight ! People need to mind their own business.

    October 21, 2010 at 6:09 pm | Report abuse |
  31. JC

    Thank goodness. All we need is another to carry the banner of worst screamer of all time.

    October 21, 2010 at 4:17 pm | Report abuse |
  32. kc

    u guys ever hear of color eye d. go directly to android market place.

    October 21, 2010 at 4:04 pm | Report abuse |
  33. awh come on

    Hopefully the baby will look like it's momma,if they ever concieve...the girl is beautiful...beauty and the beat(beast)..lol

    October 21, 2010 at 3:23 pm | Report abuse |
  34. Jay

    I will have them both – they are gorgeous! Dont worry Be your time will soon come.

    October 21, 2010 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
  35. T-2000

    Hopefully we wont hear any bad news like their breaking up. Lately it seems like a lot of celebreties are breaking up. On the bright side if they were to break up I would be there to make Beyonce feel better. I may not have Jay-Z beat money wise but as far as the ladies go....lets just say I make Wilt Chamberlain look like a monk. Best of all im not shooting blanks! (:

    October 21, 2010 at 2:27 pm | Report abuse |
  36. zee

    she is almost 30 he is 40 looks 60 whyYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY.
    No babies for stupid people he can't sing and she good only with distany child.

    October 21, 2010 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
  37. parkcitybrian

    bring on the insults

    October 21, 2010 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
  38. parkcitybrian

    no offense...but with his lips hopefully the kid will be a horn playah!

    October 21, 2010 at 1:28 pm | Report abuse |
  39. parkcitybrian

    get tiger woods dna

    October 21, 2010 at 1:27 pm | Report abuse |
  40. kittybling

    well that explains her rapid weight gain...

    October 21, 2010 at 1:25 pm | Report abuse |
  41. Devara

    Probably a good thing she's not pregnant. That way her no-talent mom won't be launching Baby Dereon.

    October 21, 2010 at 12:57 pm | Report abuse |
  42. abasiama okoji

    Pls be pregnant so that i can see ur gorgeous kids eh.....

    October 21, 2010 at 12:35 pm | Report abuse |
  43. Samantha

    Wow. None of these comments make any sense.

    October 21, 2010 at 12:18 pm | Report abuse |
  44. chuks

    I think they both are in luv and i believe it will be real 'cheers'!

    October 21, 2010 at 12:02 pm | Report abuse |
  45. joseph

    Can't wait to see beybey with a kid, it gona be lovely, u knw........................whn i seat down and imagine jay z embraze that little kidoooooooo.......it makes me happy u knw as if am the one............what a nice family out there.
    I am one of jay z's No 1 fan in Nigeria-Plateau state.

    October 21, 2010 at 11:57 am | Report abuse |
    • cheefsfury

      OH MAN THAT HAS TO BE THE CREEPIEST THING I HAVE READ IN A LONG TIME YOUR ENGLISH IS SO BAD THAT I IT MAKES MINE LOOK REAL GOOD BUT SERIOSLY THATS SO CREEPY

      October 21, 2010 at 3:55 pm | Report abuse |
  46. elayeche ochelebe

    please get pregnant for the lord of music 'JAYZ BABA'

    October 21, 2010 at 11:54 am | Report abuse |
  47. Tunde Adeola

    I think its about that time, jay pls dunk the basket

    October 21, 2010 at 11:33 am | Report abuse |
  48. Aaan Lex

    Babe u gat to give it try. Believe me your kids will be lovely.

    October 21, 2010 at 11:20 am | Report abuse |
  49. Nee' Nee' 73

    When they're ready they will let the world know.I think they would be great parents.And Tina would spoil that baby wrotten.

    October 21, 2010 at 11:09 am | Report abuse |
    • scobbie

      Im going to need for you to know that ROTTEN does not start with a W...

      October 21, 2010 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse |
  50. April

    She sure do look prego sometimes maybe her weight go up and down hmmm

    October 21, 2010 at 11:00 am | Report abuse |
  51. phoenix

    beyonce s mom should be a dominatrix instead of a wal mart designer

    October 21, 2010 at 10:56 am | Report abuse |
  52. Kiki

    Their kids will be beautiful!

    http://thefashioncamp.typepad.com

    October 21, 2010 at 10:46 am | Report abuse |
  53. Steven Seagal

    No babies, Beyonce! You'll mess up that smoking body. Nice cans on her.

    October 21, 2010 at 10:44 am | Report abuse |
  54. Worthless Input

    Wow – id practice going thru the motions with both of them

    October 21, 2010 at 10:40 am | Report abuse |
  55. cheefsfury

    SERIOSLY YOU FIND ME SAYING JIGGA IS SHOOTIN BLANKS OFENSIVE? I MEAN THE GUY GOES BUY JIGGA SO OBVIOUSLY IT MUST BE WRONG TO CALL HIM THAT YOU INTERNET NERDS NEED TO STUDY YOURE RAPPERS

    October 21, 2010 at 3:52 pm | Report abuse |

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