Beyonce, the undisputed queen of pop has always been ferociously private when it comes to her personal life and only chooses to give snippets into her life through her social media. Beyonce has joined the list of A-list celebrities who range from actors, singers, and comedians who have partnered with Netflix and released a special. The singer just released Netflix special called Homecoming: A Film By Beyoncé.
In the documentary, the Single Ladies singer looks back at her difficult pregnancy with her twins Rumi and Sir. She and her husband Jay Z welcomed the twins in 2017, and the road to the twin’s arrival was far from easy.
“I was supposed to do Coachella the year earlier, but I got pregnant suddenly,” the singer, 37, said in Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé. “The pregnancy resulted in twins, which was even more of a surprise. My body went through more than I knew it could.”
The former Destiny’s Child singer, who was “219 pounds on the day” the twins were born, added: “I had a complicated pregnancy. I went through so much in those nine months. I had extremely high blood pressure. Then later I developed toxemia, preeclampsia. And in the womb, one of the babies’ heartbeat paused a couple of times, which resulted in an emergency C-section.”
Queen B and her rapper husband, Jay-Z, welcomed their twins, Sir and Rumi, now almost 2, in June 2017, just four months after breaking the internet with their baby announcement.
If Beyonce was surprised at her pregnancy, she shocked the world with her impending double joy. Earlier, she and Jay Z had been very vocal about losing a baby due to a miscarriage. Jay Z shared his grief in a song he wrote for his unborn child called Glory.
In the photo announcing her new pregnancy and double joy, the Lemonade singer wore a blue veil, shorts and displayed her growing baby bump for the world to see.
In the caption, she wrote, “Jay Z and I would like to share our happiness and love. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your good wishes.”
The twins’ grandma, and Beyonce’s mother, Tina Knowles-Lawson, gushed to Us Weekly exclusively in February how Rumi’s and Sir’s personalities have started to develop. “Rumi is really going to rule the world like her mother, and Sir is kind of laid back and chills like the dad,” the fashion designer said at the time.
Beyoncé also shares Blue Ivy, 7, with her husband. The little tot showed off her gifted pipes in the Netflix documentary, giving a stunning performance of “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” “I want to do that again! It feels good!” Blue says after her performance, and her famous mom responds, “You want to do that again? You’re like Mommy, huh?”