August 29th, 2011
09:23 AM ET

Way to steal the show, Beyonce!

The most memorable moment of Sunday night’s MTV Video Music Awards had nothing to do with music, fashion or a cross-dressing Lady Gaga. Instead, it was some big news from a not-so-single lady.

In case you haven’t already heard, superstar singer Beyonce and rapper husband Jay-Z are expecting their first child.

Way to steal the show, mama!

The buzz was deafening even before the start of the VMAs when Beyonce showed off her belly bump on the award show’s black carpet. Dressed in a flowy, off the shoulder orange gown, the singer cradled her baby in a picture that MTV tweeted with the message "OMG Beyonce just made a huge announcement on the #vma carpet! #baby!!!!!"

Within moments “BEYONCE IS PREGNANT” was trending on Twitter.

It seemed like rumors of a baby-on-board popped up every few months following the couple's top-secret wedding in 2008. The singer told CNN Piers Morgan that she “always said I'd have a baby at 30” and it looks like she has made her deadline as her birthday is next week.

At the VMAs the bump distracted from Lady Gaga in character as her male alter-ego, Joe Calderone (what was that all about anyway?) and even Britney Spears – who received the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award – seemed to be rushing through her acceptance speech to introduce Beyonce’s performance.

“I want you to feel the love that’s growing inside of me,” Beyonce told the audience before launching into her single “Love on Top” which includes the lyric “Everybody asks me why I’m smiling out from ear to ear.”

Well now we know. Beyonce made it official when she ended her rousing performance by dropping the microphone, unbuttoning her sequined jacket and rubbing the baby bump.

Cue husband Jay-Z in the audience smiling and clapping wildly while friend and musical collaborator Kanye West patted him on the back.

Let the speculation over baby names, boy or girl and due dates commence!

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  1. Gilbymour

    May your first child be a masculin one.

    August 30, 2011 at 8:33 am | Report abuse |
  2. dee

    Ok all of you bashing Beyonce get a flippin life!!!! Wonderful news that she is having a baby!!! There is nothing better than a new fresh life coming into the world! I am soooo happy for them! 🙂

    August 30, 2011 at 8:03 am | Report abuse |
  3. paulinececil

    Congrats to all the winners.

    August 30, 2011 at 5:43 am | Report abuse |
  4. corrina

    Of course this was no news because it wasnt earthquake, hurricane or mass killings. watching TV and seeing something to smile about even for 5 minutes to me is a welcome DIVERSION. whether her latest album sells or not, believe me, she will not be taking out a loan to feed her kid. all she did was share her news with colleagues and fans. congratulations to both of them

    August 30, 2011 at 3:17 am | Report abuse |
  5. the h

    Where the rest

    August 30, 2011 at 12:45 am | Report abuse |
  6. scam


    August 29, 2011 at 11:00 pm | Report abuse |
  7. the h


    August 29, 2011 at 9:00 pm | Report abuse |
  8. the h

    A a

    August 29, 2011 at 7:25 pm | Report abuse |
  9. the h


    August 29, 2011 at 6:57 pm | Report abuse |
  10. sugar

    N if u want 2 slam some1..slam d kim kardashian n d individual who allow d w-h-o-r-e 2 obtain more publicity...she doesnt sing..she doesnt dance...she got fuc famous black men n obtain fame..thats y was she even there

    August 29, 2011 at 6:50 pm | Report abuse |
  11. sugar

    I love it how u ppl commen on jay z features...but pls allow me 2 say that he may not b the most attractive man n d world but he does carry himself like a real responsible man..he doesnt hv babies all over d dam universe like some n his profession n he married a black woman...go jayz

    August 29, 2011 at 6:43 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Philip Hades

    I wonder if money she took from performing for Gadhfi's son Hannibal to pay for her kids nanny.

    August 29, 2011 at 5:48 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Matt

    Here music has always been terrible and now she announces that she is expecting just to keep here career going for the next nine months...and to everyone who has a problem with this comment, i have some words for you...FREEDOM OF SPEECH...

    August 29, 2011 at 5:28 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Seemtus

    She is completely disgusting simply because she was performing for murderous Gaddafi family and got paid by them. Surely at her level she was informed that these people are nothing but animals.

    August 29, 2011 at 5:24 pm | Report abuse |
  15. So?

    Just trying to keep herself relevant. But she will fade away and be just another footnote in the history of music.

    August 29, 2011 at 4:54 pm | Report abuse |
  16. teddy

    Watching hurricane Irene from my window was more entertaining than watching these "artists" on the VMA's–it is time for MTV to get off the air...

    August 29, 2011 at 3:36 pm | Report abuse |
  17. GuestColin

    Worthwhile = Adele (of course!), Beyonce's performance. Bruno Mars was good. Tony Bennett only has to be somewhere to class up the entire joint. Pretty much everything else could've been left out back in the dumpster.

    August 29, 2011 at 2:55 pm | Report abuse |
  18. maria

    They are so desperate to be in the news they are lonely they have to go to big show and tell the world they are expecting whaooo we care? I don't! of course some day after eight months we are going to found out she is pregnant !

    August 29, 2011 at 2:55 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Musical

    I thought the show was entertaining...which is what it was supposed to be. I certainly agree that those of you that thought it all such a "waste"; why did you"waste" your time to comment...especially your nasty comments. I am very happy that Britney Spears has recovered from her personal obstacles; we all have them, and I am not particularly a fan, but I respect her stamina. I don't consider her as a legend. Beyonce Knowles will be considered a legend whether many of you like it or not. Not because she is popular, but because she is extremely talented. I have never heard her being described as a diva either. People commenting on the possible appearance of a're sick. Someone described her as "a wench" need prayer. Wishing the Carter family much joy!

    August 29, 2011 at 2:51 pm | Report abuse |
  20. Maria

    Whoooo caresss...everyday kids born what is the difference? I personally dont care! the MTV awards is a trashy show I stop watching this ghetto thing! I hope this kid get her genes not his ! he is not a nice looking fellow for sure ,but money talks isn't! even if you are ghetto ,without money Beyonce,or Kloe Kardashian will not marry this dudes.. or even Heidy Klumm .gold diggers! !!!!

    August 29, 2011 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
  21. AGeek

    Outstanding. Way to completely torpedo the entire Awards Show and turn it into your own personal media event. The amount of ego some of these "entertainers" have is totally surreal.

    August 29, 2011 at 2:46 pm | Report abuse |
  22. Jomm

    Why does some folks want to create drama? some of you all complaine about some celebs acting stupid YET here it is a celeb doing something that many of us can related (having a baby, taking care of a children, etc) and you want to find fault in her? Shut up. It was a great moment and I am happy for her and Jay Z. Also, it is good to tell the news in order to keep from being hounded by reporters.

    August 29, 2011 at 2:42 pm | Report abuse |
  23. ct

    Did she reveal why she wants to look white?

    August 29, 2011 at 2:40 pm | Report abuse |
  24. RenaP

    oh great – just what we need – another fowl mouthed hoodloom in this world.

    August 29, 2011 at 2:25 pm | Report abuse |
  25. RenaP

    do you think Beyonce can pull her pants any higher? Looks kind of weird.

    August 29, 2011 at 2:23 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Garry, most of us are just tired of the constant Beyonce blitz that has been going on and on an on for months..enough is enough..and the videos'...come on..she used to have killer videos and now they all look and sound alike! And I think most are happy about the baby..

    August 29, 2011 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  27. justforfun

    She did say she would let her fans know when she decides to have a child and not have the media do it first. Sorry haters. Well done B & J and congrats.

    August 29, 2011 at 2:14 pm | Report abuse |

    All of this negativity is actually funny it just shows how little these people have going for them that they will trash talk about someone who is constantly the victim of rumors and gossip in the media trying to take control of their own life and their personal affairs. I love Kelly Rowland even more BUT I'm happy that Beyonce is doing her thing. Here's to hopings its a boy cause if it looks ANYTHING like Jay-Z it can't be a girl hahaha

    August 29, 2011 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
  29. Conya d

    I am happy for anyone who gets married and have a child with their husband. But really this story is taking over the internet and news. I am not a fan of her music because I can't stand pop music its not classic is POPULAR at the time music. What else happened on the VMA's no one can seem to say anything else but Beyonce pregnant and Lady Gaga is crazy.......................fill me in please thank you.

    August 29, 2011 at 2:11 pm | Report abuse |
  30. sickandtired

    This is news because? Who cares about these people? Do they crap gold or somethin? please report something noteworthy, not on people with sixth grade diplomas

    August 29, 2011 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
  31. Yaya

    OMG!!!!! Her performance was Horrible! And please tell your mom to STOP dressing you is not appealing at all. But congrats for the baby!

    August 29, 2011 at 2:04 pm | Report abuse |
  32. steve

    i watched last niight show...just a few words, first congrats to beyonce and jay-z and next.. you can say anything you want about LADY GA GA..BUT WHEN SHE OPENS HER MOUTH TO SING..SHE HAS ONE AMAZING VOICE!!!!!

    August 29, 2011 at 2:02 pm | Report abuse |
  33. Ray

    Having a baby is NOT success. Stay together and raise that child into a thoughtful successful adult and then you can be celebrated...until then, you're no different than anyone else.

    August 29, 2011 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse |
  34. teddy

    Not for nothing, but the announcement of a women being pregnant is no big deal. Any animal can get pregnant and do so everyday! The only thing shocking (yet good about this news) is Beyonce is a woman who got pregnant WHILE SHE WAS MARRIED!

    August 29, 2011 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse |
  35. What

    What is this MTV you are speaking of?

    August 29, 2011 at 1:58 pm | Report abuse |
  36. mejazzbo

    "Way to steal the show, Beyonce!" Isn't that always what it's all about with her. But, she is an amazing entertainer.

    August 29, 2011 at 1:57 pm | Report abuse |
  37. Chicha

    She is part of the entertainment business. It's not a suprise that she waited until the MTV to share it with the world. She loves her career and her fans. I notice that most people post so many negatives things when someone is extremely happy and satisified with life. The ones who are saying " get a life", this is part of our everyday life, you are jealous because you can't get the attention. I believe she can be a a role model for young african american girls. It shows that not all African American girls think about gert pregnant at an early age. Conratulations and I believe they are going to going to be a great parents. On that, note please posters be a little bit more kind to people.

    August 29, 2011 at 1:50 pm | Report abuse |
  38. Joe

    I love the footage that was on YouTube of her falling down the stairs at a concert. Man that was hilarious!

    August 29, 2011 at 1:49 pm | Report abuse |
  39. lue blacknell

    BEYONCE' is who young girls should emulate-she had a goal-stay focused & is now rich & successful. In other words-SHE DID IT HER WAY! Maybe Kim K. & some of the others should learn from her-you do not have to let TMZ & others know ALL your BUSINESS-until you want them to.

    August 29, 2011 at 1:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • whatevah

      Now that Bey's prego, pehaps she'll start wearing pants again. That too would be a nice look for the young girls to emulate.

      August 29, 2011 at 2:14 pm | Report abuse |
  40. allrightlythen

    didn't watch the show and only know about it cause instead of hearing news that affects my life it was more important to show this so my quesiton is, is she that desperate for attention? and next what the delivery? DON'T CARE and only came here to post my opinion on yet another NONE NEWS STORY.

    August 29, 2011 at 1:48 pm | Report abuse |
  41. Killkenny78

    Dear MTV, when was the last time you play music videos during the daytime? Seriously you need to change the your name from MTV to RTV (Reality TV). I was there when you first launched 30 years ago. Watch videos all day and night from Yo MTV Raps to Headbangers Ball. Now its Jersey Shore this and Teen Mom that. And than you came out with MTV2 to play some music videos. But now that is even worries, with re-runs of Rob and Big and Jacka$$ shows.

    Can we get our MTV back.

    August 29, 2011 at 1:45 pm | Report abuse |
  42. USA

    Let's see.... Beyonce performed a good – no profanity song – and announced her pregnancy in a classy, non vulgar way and ppl want to condemn her for wanting "publicity" YET – Gaga dresses in drag and is vulgar acting as well as speaking, Lil' Jon raps a song that all but a few word were bleeped out and they are the artists????

    August 29, 2011 at 1:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • whatevah

      Lil Jon?? What show were you watching? That was Lil Wayne. Smh, I guess they all look alike to you, huh? Lmao...

      August 29, 2011 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
  43. Eric In Seattle....

    people still watch the MTV awards?

    August 29, 2011 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse |
  44. Yomama

    If the child is lucky it will look like her mama....Jay-Z is one ugly ugly mo fo...

    August 29, 2011 at 1:33 pm | Report abuse |
  45. snow white

    Another pathetic waste of time with airing this crappy show. We all know gaga is a loser and just lives on the attention of the world, thanks to Adele who knocked some common sense and excellent performance in kicking ass to the rest of the performers.

    August 29, 2011 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |

    Is it hard to steal a music show award when there is no good music out? Now its all about special effects and high wire acts.

    I'm older, so I remember when people were angry about the artist or songs that weren't nominated because of they were so many. Now they are digging the bottom of the barrel for songs the average person didn't know were out.

    August 29, 2011 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
  47. Eden

    it's like Joe Rogan says....."it's not like there is a shortage of idiots with bad taste" that was in reference to ricky martin

    August 29, 2011 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |

    She is much more attractive than that jerk Kanye West.

    August 29, 2011 at 1:28 pm | Report abuse |
  49. Evantha what! hahahhah! that'd be like JLO getting up there and sayin..."I'm getting divorced!" Why does she assume we'd all be ecstatic for her? hahah

    August 29, 2011 at 1:26 pm | Report abuse |
  50. Luwanda

    She is such a no talent wench hasbeen that never was. She can sell makeup – thats about it. These wanna be divas are so over!

    August 29, 2011 at 1:21 pm | Report abuse |
  51. J-BEY

    If its a girl, please let her look like BEYONCE!!!!!

    August 29, 2011 at 1:21 pm | Report abuse |
  52. loveBEYmorNOW

    its funny that people comment on things they dont know anything about how can you say your not a fan but in the same sentence comment on bey's record sales???? for your info her album sold!! big numbers and is still selling! why cant this grown,married, successful woman be proud about the life she created with her grown, successful, husband without it being classified as a publicity stunt most pregnant woman dont say anything until they have made it to the 2nd trimester anyway so she's at the point where she will have to wear a different wardrobe than we're used to seeing her in and it was time to announce it to the fans & the world MTV just gave her that platform besides you can see that her and her husband are exstactic about baby carter/knowles she has been a wondeful aunt, she will be an amazing mother, Congrats Bey & J

    August 29, 2011 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  53. TJ

    Congrats to Beyonce and Jay-Z but when is Jay-Z going to grow up. He's forty something and still a rapper. Speaking of forty, that's how old Britney looks. That Beiber dude looks a a butch and the Peter Pan reference to Chris Brown is hilarious!!

    August 29, 2011 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse |
  54. rebel_angel124

    Someone up there said she could be a great role model for young black women and yes that's true but I think she is a great role model for ANY young woman. She's married (seems stable for 5 years), successful, and young enough to enjoy it fully. I'm so happy for her bc in my opinion (and it IS an opinion) she did it right. Congrats BEY and JAY Z

    August 29, 2011 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse |
  55. Torrence

    The right ingredients! No wonder they enslaved us for so long. Fear & jealousy I see still runs through a Congrats Jay & B!

    August 29, 2011 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  56. Jay

    what's with the 'surprise factor' being at this level? JayZ even mentions it in his album that dropped, in the song 'New Day'..

    August 29, 2011 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  57. Jason

    You go girl!!

    Work that hump!

    August 29, 2011 at 1:06 pm | Report abuse |
  58. Charles

    She didn't still the show. Lady gaga did! I can't believe the stuff this women does.

    August 29, 2011 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
  59. gaucho420

    The show sounds terrible. Britney Spears won a vanguard award? Beyonce being pregnant is a highlight? Are their any musical highlights or it is all BS????!!! I DVRd this show...but now I'm not so sure I'll watch it!

    August 29, 2011 at 12:52 pm | Report abuse |
    • kelsey

      u better off not watching it..da shyt was horrible..its time to cancel award shows ..seeing as there were never any good talents out there to begin with

      August 29, 2011 at 2:57 pm | Report abuse |
  60. StarStudder

    Congrats on the happy couple. What a blessing. Just another thing for haters to be mad at.

    August 29, 2011 at 12:48 pm | Report abuse |
  61. Thenextstep

    No one give her any bikini ideas............ PLEASE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    August 29, 2011 at 12:43 pm | Report abuse |
  62. VCCL

    I don't understand all the negative and rude comments. I thought it was absolutely adorable that she showed her baby bump! People are saying some nasty things but they don't even know this woman. Congratulations to them both! A baby is always a blessing! Although it's entertainment, It's nice to see something that is positive and beautiful. 🙂

    August 29, 2011 at 12:42 pm | Report abuse |
  63. Craig

    The baby's mine! 🙂

    August 29, 2011 at 12:41 pm | Report abuse |
  64. marcia


    August 29, 2011 at 12:39 pm | Report abuse |
  65. Motta

    I am starting this in my industry, using the movie, television and music industries as models.
    Come to work AWARD
    Be ontime AWARD
    Breaktime AWARD
    Just because AWARD
    I am better and richer than you AWARD
    I am above all laws AWARD
    I am a crybaby AWARD

    And so on and so on..........

    August 29, 2011 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |
  66. mommaearth

    Who are these people,and could someone tell me-are they suppose to be talented?

    August 29, 2011 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |
    • SMH

      These people are not supposed to be talented... THEY ARE TALENTED! Jay-Z is probably the GREATEST RAPPER ALIVE and Beyonce' is an undeniable SUPERSTAR (sold out tours, platnium record sales, etc.) You on the other hand are probably fat, ugly, underpaid, and unhappy. How else could you explain hating on a married couple that is excited about becoming first time parents? Go find a life or at least ask you manager if you can move from fries to burgers before this year is over. (It should be noted that I'm not even a fan of hers, but the hate on this site is silly.) #fallback

      August 29, 2011 at 1:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • Perplexed

      Yes they are extremely talented. You know exactly who they are that's why you clicked on to read the article you hater! Now go back to the mirror and wonder why you were not blessed with the grace, talent, and beauty of Beyonce. Ha ha!

      August 29, 2011 at 2:53 pm | Report abuse |
  67. Rachel Cates

    I'm very happy for Beyonce. She continues to be a role model for young women everywhere! I wish them nothing but the best!

    August 29, 2011 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |
  68. Carl Grissom

    Here's hoping arrogance isn't genetic!

    August 29, 2011 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
  69. BMike

    Beyonce really did steal the show - in a classy, personable and real way. That's what made that moment so very awesome. I was already a fan of Bey and Jay, but that moment made me a bigger one. Loved it. Best of luck to them! 🙂

    August 29, 2011 at 12:30 pm | Report abuse |
    • Beverly

      Thank you BMIke. People for years have been speculating about her being pregnant. She shared her good news with the world in a Classy Way. It was very well done, classy and this was the highlight of the Awards. She did not do a Kanye West number. It was really sweet of her to share this chaper in her life with her fans.

      August 29, 2011 at 2:32 pm | Report abuse |
  70. Badonkadonk!

    this is all fine and well, but why did beyonce have to act all 'black' about it?

    August 29, 2011 at 12:24 pm | Report abuse |
    • WHAT???


      August 29, 2011 at 1:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • Beverly

      Last time I checked Beyond was Black. How else is she suppose to act?????????

      August 29, 2011 at 2:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • Perplexed

      Do you mean displaying joy and sharing it with her fans is "acting black?" How ignorant are you? When white celebrities pose nude during their pregnancies, which includes Brittany Spears, is that acting white????

      August 29, 2011 at 2:51 pm | Report abuse |
    • silly rabbit

      Can't you see that is a troll. yada yada yada

      August 29, 2011 at 3:50 pm | Report abuse |
  71. x

    I hope motherhood will make Beyonce come off as more human in not only her music but also her persona and image. I've never been blown away by her over the top, cheesy diva image. I've especially never been all that impressed with her shouting and hollering that people call "singing." Beyonce was obviously overflowing with joy at the announcement of her baby, could it have been done in better taste? Sure, but she seemed to really be in the moment, so good for her that she was bold enough to announce her pregnancy at an awards show.

    August 29, 2011 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
  72. TruthIs

    To all the HATERS who are posting negativity GET OVER YOURSEVES!!! Why did you even click to read the article???? There were other articles to read but you CHOSE to read this one!!! Apparently you all need to down someone else to make yourselves feel good! What you should be asking is why does this bother you?! Your life must be lacking substance!!! Jay-Z and Beyonce' a happily MARRIED couple, are having a baby!!! CONGRATULATIONS GUYS!!!! ALL others who only want to HATE, please use the back arrow at the top of your screen... yeah thats it TO THE LEFT TO THE LEFT!!!!

    August 29, 2011 at 12:15 pm | Report abuse |
  73. hingedlwnb

    Jay-Z put a ring on it, a thing in it, and a zing up it.

    August 29, 2011 at 11:56 am | Report abuse |
  74. Garry

    Didn't steal the show...not a fan of hers anymore, and her last few videos have really sucked, INCLUDING the new one 1+1..BUT..congrads on the baby!

    August 29, 2011 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  75. Richard

    The people, the music, the whole thing...garbage. When the music industry started catering to pre-teen girl and goon tastes, it all went to Hell. Light pop and rap should vanish, should be ERASED from the face of the Earth. P.S., when will Russell Brand drop dead?

    August 29, 2011 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |
  76. Karinne

    Ok, she didn't still the show with the baby news, she stole the show with a great performance. I am not a Beyonce fan however I am impressed by someone who can perform and sing LIVE. Chris Brown just danced a lot, he did not even sing a word!!!

    August 29, 2011 at 11:43 am | Report abuse |
  77. TeamBeyonce

    Oh I wish the haters would get a life! I'm quite HAPPY for Beyonce (Jay-Z) and wish them all the best. It was the cutest way for a couple that keeps their relationship out of the media to announce the news of their first child!! - For those of you that don't care, why comment!?!

    August 29, 2011 at 11:33 am | Report abuse |
  78. kathy

    THAT....was the cutest and BEST moment of the show......I am so sick of Lady GaGa ALWAYS trying to draw attention to herself when she realy doesn't needs to, because she can really sing; I am so sick of Chris Brown's acrobatic endeavors....Lil Wyanes gold teeth and tatoos....Kim K's butt.....justin B dressed like a gansta rapper...when he really does have true talent and a humble heart..always thanking his Maker for this talent....etc etc....
    WHY CAN'T some of these entertainers JUST BE REAL??????????

    August 29, 2011 at 11:30 am | Report abuse |
  79. Erik

    Why do people care about stuff like this? So mind boggling that you actually are excited about some super rich stranger being pregnant.

    August 29, 2011 at 11:20 am | Report abuse |
  80. wezy2005

    Look they hope that damn baby DON'T come out looking like CAMEL JOE!!!!!!!!!

    August 29, 2011 at 11:15 am | Report abuse |
  81. kennedy

    if you arent interested in reading about this why even bother to click. yes it isnt headline news but it is under the entertainment section. people are bothered that she decided to tell the world. then you have the other half that hate it when celebrities hide it. they cant please everyone people

    August 29, 2011 at 11:11 am | Report abuse |
  82. Lady GaGa is NO Lady

    Go away,Lady GaGa. Just go away.

    August 29, 2011 at 11:08 am | Report abuse |
  83. No

    EGO EGO EGO EGO EGO EGO is all Beyonce has. She's been pregnant for a while and purposely try to steal Britney's night. Well too bad for her, her baby thing is not going to be labeled as a memorable moment in VMA history and her performance was just boring.

    August 29, 2011 at 11:08 am | Report abuse |
    • kennedy

      i think youre wrong. looks like this blog is about beyonce stealing the show and britney who?

      August 29, 2011 at 12:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • Beverly

      Where have you been? Chasing Irene. The Awards was last night and she already stole the Show. Come home. Irene is over and so is the Awards.

      August 29, 2011 at 2:25 pm | Report abuse |
  84. jona

    CNN is obsessed with this no talent has been.

    August 29, 2011 at 11:08 am | Report abuse |
    • Oh Please

      Says the one who clicked on the article, read it, and left a comment about the chart topping "has been".

      August 29, 2011 at 11:20 am | Report abuse |
    • BruJayy

      If By "has been" I'm sure you meant one of the most gorgeous entertainers of our time who just had ANOTHER album go platinum two in weeks... not to mention millions of people adore the fact that she's having her first child with her LONG TERM man...who happens to be the biggest star in hip-hop... SHE IS A LEGEND.
      Stop commenting on the pop-culture section if you have NO idea what you're talking about.. HUSH 😉

      August 29, 2011 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
  85. b-man

    Wow, that baby better hope it doesn't get Jay-Z's face and Beyonce's rear end. That would be one nasty looking kid with a wide-load.

    August 29, 2011 at 10:59 am | Report abuse |
  86. LgMcB

    Okay people... news websites have "Entertainment" sections – which this article is in. And in the context of an "Entertainment" section, this is news. If you aren't interested in reading about celebrities don't visit this section.

    August 29, 2011 at 10:53 am | Report abuse |
  87. jeannie

    Lord!!! that is going to be one hell of a UGLY baby...with a dad like JAY-Z!!!! poor thing.

    August 29, 2011 at 10:53 am | Report abuse |
  88. Donlizard

    That's just great.
    Another kid being raised by the help and spoiled because mommy and daddy have way too much money.
    Gotta love it ....

    August 29, 2011 at 10:53 am | Report abuse |
    • Lady GaGa is NO Lady

      Yep. I'd love to see Beyonce take 5+ yrs off to actually raise her own kid. You know JayZ & Beyonce have more money than they could ever spend in a lifetime so why not take a break from show biz and bond w/your kiddo... Doubt it will happen, though.

      August 29, 2011 at 11:11 am | Report abuse |
    • just saying

      Beyonce will be a great mother. She practically raised her nephew she takes him to school and takes him out mostly everywhere she goes. and her a jay-z have a strong relationship they have been dating since 2003. thats 8 years now. she loves children. her mother seems ideal and i strongly think her parenting skills would have rubbed off on Beyonce.

      August 29, 2011 at 1:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • Beverly

      Are you paying anything to help out. NO!!!! Stop being a Hater and Congratulate.

      August 29, 2011 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  89. sheri

    Beyonce'..blah! blah! blah!, yadda,yadda..ho hum...

    August 29, 2011 at 10:52 am | Report abuse |
  90. omegarising


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  91. heather

    great for them, honestly. but to make such a huge deal of it at an awards show is absurd. get over yourself woman.

    August 29, 2011 at 10:51 am | Report abuse |
  92. Belinda

    I have come to the conclusion that all of the bitter, unhappy, unfulfilled, people of the universe come to CNN and hate on anyone that is doing something positive. I am not saying you have to bow down and worship the woman but there is nothing wrong with saying congratulations...the best to them both 🙂

    August 29, 2011 at 10:48 am | Report abuse |
    • ckav

      Great comment Belinda. Not a huge fan, but she at least is happily married, obviously in love with Jay-Z, financially secure, and mature enough to handle parenthood. Congratulations to them both!

      August 29, 2011 at 2:38 pm | Report abuse |
  93. AGeek

    Congratulations. You've joined the ranks of propagating the species. Nothing that hasn't been done for millions of years. Don't act like this is the f–king second coming.

    August 29, 2011 at 10:41 am | Report abuse |
  94. Charlie

    So... why is this important

    August 29, 2011 at 10:35 am | Report abuse |
  95. Bostonian01

    I for one thought she looked absolutely beautiful and am very happy for both of them. Unlike the Kardashians and the Snookies, she is a talented star who deserves a little publicity. What I loved the most about the whole thing was for years the tabloids were reporting she was pregnant almost once a month. Now when they least expect it, she actually is. She took control and announced it the way she wanted to...instead of by a "close friend" looking for a couple bucks.

    August 29, 2011 at 10:31 am | Report abuse |
    • amgq

      I agree

      August 29, 2011 at 11:00 am | Report abuse |
    • All3Allin

      I completely agree. I think most people were a little puzzled when she came out for her performance so fully covered. She usually isn't and I hadn't seen the red carpet, so at first I didn't quite get it. Then when she took the coat off and rubbed the bump, I was like, "YAY!!". So many of these stars don't even have the chance to announce their own good news, so I applaud her for doing it on her terms, not the terms of some paparazzi.

      August 29, 2011 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
  96. Cindy

    I mean congratulations to them, but who cares. THis is NOT news.

    August 29, 2011 at 10:25 am | Report abuse |
    • CutTheCrap

      And yet you took the time to read the article and comment in the comments section. For your info, this is in the ENTERTAINMENT section, moron, so is news here. Please, get a life and stop posting your negativity just to post it.

      August 29, 2011 at 11:50 am | Report abuse |
  97. Joe Shmoe.

    It never happened before it happened to a celebrity, when they are expecting, they want to make sure that everyone knows how happy and blessed they feel. I mean, yeah, you should be exited but come onnnn!! Do you really need to unbutton your shirt and make such a spectacle of it?? It's part of life and happy times but should not be exploited for publicity reasons and maybe get the low sales of the new album a little higher.

    August 29, 2011 at 10:23 am | Report abuse |
    • Entertained

      The point of ENTERTAINMENT is to make your audience feel good and she did that in a non sleazy way. She sang a great song, performed well, then made everyone howl with enjoyment over the revelation of a baby being born. GOSH! At least a million people were touched by that moment. If a FEW of you didn't like it, that's a bonus:) GET OVER IT!

      August 29, 2011 at 11:17 am | Report abuse |
    • Joe Shmoe THE REAL ONE


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    • Perplexed

      Beyonce was not exploiting her pregnancy in anyway, she was sharing her joy. She looked radiant and Jay Z looked extremely blessed. If you can't stand to see a pregnant, married, successful woman happy about having a baby then you are truly sad. I congratulate her and Jay Z. They're celebraties that did it correctly. They dated, married, enjoyed themselves and now they are having a baby. Congrats Beyonce & Jay Z. Disregard the haters.

      August 29, 2011 at 2:46 pm | Report abuse |
  98. WLM

    It was the cutest thing I have ever seen!! I Just love Beyonce!!!! Wow did Lady Gaga ever look like a man!!

    August 29, 2011 at 10:23 am | Report abuse |
  99. cm

    People have babies everyday! Americians need to get a life.

    August 29, 2011 at 10:10 am | Report abuse |
    • V. P.

      I agree!!

      August 29, 2011 at 10:45 am | Report abuse |
    • Michelle

      Well, not everyone can have a child but I agree, big whoop.

      August 29, 2011 at 12:12 pm | Report abuse |
    • Watchmen

      Americans need to get a life? Why don't YOU get a life? You're the one on this article whining like a little twit. Get over yourself.

      August 29, 2011 at 1:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • BigNewsNot

      Michelle, Read closer she did not say everyone can have a child. A weak attempt at trying to create drama

      August 29, 2011 at 1:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • All3Allin

      Yet you took the time to comment. Maybe, YOU need to get a life?

      August 29, 2011 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
    • kitty

      i totally agree..i never saw the hype in her to begin with..never like her style of bubblegum music..i mean congrats to her but dnt understand why its big news..

      August 29, 2011 at 2:48 pm | Report abuse |
  100. Viera

    Man I hope the kid gets the looks after her not Jay -Z ...

    August 29, 2011 at 10:09 am | Report abuse |
  101. Skegeeace

    Babies are always a blessing- congrats to the first lady of showbiz!

    August 29, 2011 at 10:09 am | Report abuse |
    • BDRL

      LOL @ Wrangler!!! HAHAHAHA I Absolutely Hilarious -- Thank U!

      @ Skegeeace – Congrats to her but she is aint no First lady to anything!

      August 29, 2011 at 11:38 am | Report abuse |
    • kitty

      haha...she is not first lady of showbiz..there were plenty of better talented artist out there that opened doors for her...

      August 29, 2011 at 2:46 pm | Report abuse |
  102. Erin

    So much negativity on this article. I'm no a fan of her music, but she's a grown, married, successful woman. Congratulations to the happy couple.

    August 29, 2011 at 9:59 am | Report abuse |
    • HumbledGal

      I agree with Erin...congrats to her. I mean she is single 30 and financially secure why not! I don't think this is BREAKING NEWS actually I am sure it was so planned the announcing of when and where she would let people know she was pg that is ... that it makes it so predictable....especially if she is more than 2-3 months...WHY wait for the VMAs is all I am saying..I truly believe it is to get the attention of all..but I guess it makes better for the sagging album sales.

      August 29, 2011 at 10:15 am | Report abuse |
    • Xgirl360

      She's married. So, its REALLY no ones business. I think she deserves more than the negativity everyone else is hurling around here.

      She's a successful, MARRIED, 30 year old woman. She should be applauded for getting married, staying married 5 years (a feat in Hollywood) and having a baby after her marriage has had time to become stable. She can really be a good role model for young black women.

      Oh...and I also applaud her for not waiting until she's nearly menopausal out of vanity and then needing to adopt 5 dozen kids from around the world or use fertility treatments to have kids. A dirty little secret of Hollywood is how many of those actresses have to use egg donors to have their babies after 40.

      August 29, 2011 at 10:30 am | Report abuse |
    • pierce

      Yes, congrats.

      But, please god, don't let the baby look like Jay-Z.

      August 29, 2011 at 11:42 am | Report abuse |
    • Mr.MichaelAngelo

      The only reason this news is so huge is because people have been saying she is preggo for years and she wasn't!! I'm happy for them.

      August 29, 2011 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • All3AllIn

      @HumbledGal--She's not single. She's married to Jay-Z and has been for 5 years.

      August 29, 2011 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
  103. Peace

    She didn't steal the show. That's so forgettable. Now Lady Gaga, on the other hand...WTH was that????? Also, was that Chris Brown flying around like Peter Pan?

    August 29, 2011 at 9:34 am | Report abuse |
    • ME

      LOL, GaGa...where to begin?!

      August 29, 2011 at 10:01 am | Report abuse |
    • Sally in Chicago

      Well, first off BEY looked radiant and very happy. And the rest of your comment about Chris and Gaga, was right-on...LMAO.

      August 29, 2011 at 12:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • CR

      that...thats what happens when you go to NYU...AMIRIGHT?

      August 29, 2011 at 12:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • MikeyZ

      I think this "moment with Britney" puts to bed the issue of whether or not Gaga is a Madonna knock-off.

      August 29, 2011 at 1:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • Beyonic

      Oh Beyonce is the furthest thing from unforgettable. Even your silly behind remembers it quite well.

      August 30, 2011 at 10:08 pm | Report abuse |

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