Beyoncé's dad confirms twins' birth, angers the Beyhive
"They aren't here until Beyoncé tells us they're here," Beyoncé's fans say
Rumours spread on Saturday that Beyoncé had given birth to her twins. TMZ reported that the twins, whose genders have not yet been specified, were born on Monday in Los Angeles but they were still in the hospital due to a "minor issue" and doctors were not "comfortable releasing them."
Bey's father Matthew Knowles then took to Twitter to 'confirm' the news yesterday.
Matthew's message is the first from a family member about the twins. His tweet triggered the Beyhive who did not agree to Matthew making an announcement before Bey and Jay-Z did. It has been reported that Matthew and Bey do not have a very peaceful relationship (although he has strongly denied it). Fans also pointed out that the former Destiny's Child manager had hashtagged his daughter and son-in-law instead of mentioning them. He also included his Instagram handle at the bottom of the post.
they aren't here until beyoncé tells us they're here pic.twitter.com/4SerQWpJQ4— ㅤ (@uncensoredcyrus) June 18, 2017
That was for Beyoncé to tell not you pic.twitter.com/Knf7zYYqKO— Brit (@Britxciv) June 18, 2017
Just had to ruin it for Bey did you pic.twitter.com/tDGSljvOMg— 🐨 (@AntiKunta) June 18, 2017
The genders of the twins have not yet been announced, but observant fans pointed out that this bouquet, addressed to a "B & J" at a Los Angeles hospital, hint that the Carters had boy and a girl.