It’s a girl! After weeks of speculation, Beyoncé gave birth last night, January 7th, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City via C-section. Some media outlets have reported that the baby’s name is Ivy Blue Carter, but other sources — including the couple’s best friend forever, Gwyneth Paltrow — have confirmed that her name is actually Blue Ivy. So, what’s the deal with that name? Naturally, there is a significance! The Blueprint is, of course, Jay-Z’s classic album, while Ivy is believed to be a reference to the Roman numeral IV. 4 is the name of Beyonce’s most recent, and hugely popular, album, both Jay and Bey were born on the 4th, and the couple was married on the 4th. So there ya go. Blue Ivy, a girl that will no doubt run the world.
It’s a given that Beyonce and Jay-Z’s baby is going to be one of the most spoiled children ever to crawl the Earth. Not because his or her parents are out of touch with reality, because they’re stupid rich dagnabbit and so are their friends — why shouldn’t that tyke be spoilt to the core? The latest gift bestowed upon Baby Z? Oh, it was just a $5,200 pink Swarovski crystal bathtub from pal Kelly Rowland, because, oops, she accidentally revealed the sex of the couple’s baby. Read more…
They have one of the most anticipated babies of the last, I dunno, decade on the way, and they’re the reigning King and Queen of hip-hop, so I don’t know why I’m so shocked that Jay-Z and Beyonce are going all out for their first kid. According to BET, Jigga and Bey are adding a 2,200 square foot baby nursery to their NYC apartment. To put that into perspective, that is over THREE TIMES the size of my whole apartment. That is larger than most homes, I would venture to guess. It is also an absurd amount of space for a baby. Keep reading »
Because what else do you get the fetus who has everything?
According to this Twitter account, Beyonce swallowed a Blackberry, and now her child has access to the outside world. And of course, what else would you do with your very first smartphone besides connect to the world through 140 characters or less?
Here are a few of the more poignant things the fetus has said so far. Read more… Keep reading »
Stinky poop and dollar signs come flying out of Beyoncé‘s baby’s butt in this new Taiwanese animation video about the pop star’s newly announced pregnancy. Let’s be honest, that’s not too far from the truth. [YouTube] Keep reading »