Former Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland has stepped forward to reveal the truth behind Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles‘ highly publicized baby’s gender.
Confirming recent speculation, Rowland said the couple are due to have a daughter.
“I’m so happy for my sister and her husband. They’re so happy in this moment right now, as they should be. They’ve made a little bundle of love, I’m so excited for them,” she said in an interview. “I have no idea what I’m going to buy Beyonce at the baby shower because Jay is going to buy that little girl every single thing possible. She won’t be spoilt but she will be very well looked-after. I’ll be on hand for babysitting duties and I’m actually very good with messy diapers!” (Winnipeg Free Press)
Last week, speculation grew claiming the couple are expecting a daughter.
Beyoncé has seen a lot of dreams come true in her life — but this one tops them all. The singer has learned she’s expecting a girl, an insider tells In Touch exclusively. “Beyoncé is thrilled she’s having a daughter,” confides a close friend of the singer’s, explaining that while Beyoncé and her husband, Jay-Z, would be happy to have a healthy child of either sex, she’d secretly been hoping for a girl. “She and her mother are so close, and she’s wanted to have that relationship with her own child.” (In Touch Weekly)
Hov and Bey are expected to welcome their daughter’s birth in early 2012.
“If it’s any time, right now is the time. I’m so happy,” Beyoncé says of her pregnancy with Australia’s Channel 7 “Sunday Night” show via AOL. During an interview with Beyoncé, Sunday Night reveals Bey’ and Jay-Z expect her baby in February 2012. “It already has changed my life,” Beyoncé told Sunday Night Show. “My husband and I have been together for ten years. All of my 20s, since I was 20. I just felt like it’s time. I’m very grateful that God has bless ed me with the biggest gift any human being can have.” (Billboard)
In early October, Rowland expressed her happiness for Jay and Bey.
“I’m so happy for her and her husband [Jay-Z] and just excited to be an auntie — part two. First it was [Solange’s son] Julez — Now it’s a new baby on the rise; it’s gonna to be so exciting…I’ll help take care of my ‘sister’ and her husband’s baby first. I’m not ready for babies yet. I can watch them take care of this little baby…I get to babysit, yes — It’s a wonderful moment. I just saw my sister today, and I got a chance to rub her tummy.” (MTV)
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