Now that older sister Beyonce is all busy with her baby Blue Ivy (can’t even with that name), it’s time for younger sis Solange to break out of her shadow. That’s why we think it’s no coincidence that the same weekend that Bey-Z finally had their baby, Solange announced she’d signed with Next Model Management. “Artistic expression is invaluable to me in all walks of my career and I am so excited to continue to develop this path along such an amazing team at Next Model Management. I feel right at home working with people who have worked beside such creative forces in the world.” Oh sure, whatever Solange. Just take a little bit of that spotlight back for yourself. We won’t tell anyone. [FashionIndie]
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.
Hey, you don’t know who Beyonce’s married to? Maybe you don’t deserve to live. That’s what 31-year-old Ronald Deaver of Parma, Ohio, thought when he stabbed an unnamed 48-year-old on New Year’s Eve. He and the man — supposedly a friend — allegedly got into an argument while watching a video by the singer because the older man didn’t believe that Beyonce is wed to rapper Jay-Z. Yes, apparently in Ohio, your ability to live or die is closely tied to how much celeb gossip you know. So before you cross state lines, make sure you know the latest on Zooey Deschanel’s divorce, okay? [Popdust]
If there’s one thing we love more than Beyoncé, it’s cute French boys. And our favorite gay blog Queerty is all over this awesome clip of two hotties named Bertrand and Mattieu, lip-synching and dancing their French asses off to “Crazy In Love.” It’s kind of the best thing ever — and proof that Bey is fabulous in any language! [Queerty]