Beyoncé’s Mom Says Her Two Daughters Helped Her Through a Humiliating and Painful Divorce

by Jeremy Spirogis
Tina Knowles, Solange, and Beyoncé

Tina Knowles-Lawson is most well-known as Beyoncé’s mother however the fierce Knowles matriarch is far more than a star father or mother. Tina’s a profitable businesswoman whose energy has been Beyoncé’s largest inspiration. But Tina says Beyoncé, and her different daughter Solange, are the true position fashions. Tina turned emotional in a brand new interview talking of how her daughters’ variety phrases received her by means of a divorce.

Tina Knowles, Solange, and Beyoncé
Tina Knowles, Solange, and Beyoncé 2007 | Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Tina Knowles-Lawson and Matthew Knowles’ divorce

Rumors of Matthew’s infidelity ran rampant in the course of the later years of his marriage to Tina however the couple placed on a united entrance. Both have been instrumental in Beyoncé’s profession, with Tina working as Beyoncé’s stylist and Matthew working as Beyoncé’s supervisor. But in 2009, the couple break up after greater than 30 years of marriage.

Tina Knowles and Matthew KnowlesTina Knowles and Matthew Knowles
Tina Knowles and Matthew Knowles 2005 | M. Caulfield/WireImage

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“The decision to end our marriage is an amicable one. We remain friends, parents, and business partners,”an announcement from the previous couple learn on the time. “If anyone is expecting an ugly messy fight, they will be sadly disappointed. We ask for your respect of our privacy as we handle this matter.”

It later got here out that Matthew had a son, Nixon, throughout his marriage to Tina. He additionally fathered a second little one, a daughter Koi, a couple of years after the divorce was finalized.

Tina Knowles-Lawson says Beyoncé and Solange helped her course of and transfer on from her divorce

Tina admits the divorce was troublesome. In a brand new interview on the OWN digital sequence Girlfriends Check-In, Tina says the her daughters sticky by her received her by means of the troublesome time.

“When I went through my divorce I was devastated after 33 years of marriage. Not because I wanted to stay in the marriage but just because I was like ‘oh my God I failed at this and I am 59-years-old,” she sayd. “They [Beyoncé and Solange] came over and looked at old movies with me, we ate ice cream all night. They let me feel sorry for myself for a short period of time and then they were like momma ‘you’re a bad girl!’”

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It took a couple of pep talks from her daughters to get Tina out of her melancholy however finally, she started shifting ahead.

“[They told me] You’ve got so much going. You shouldn’t be feeling like life is over for you. God has something for you. It’s just funny how the roles change and they became my mom and I became the child. That’s the great thing about having women [as daughters]. I’m still their mother and I still want to be able to check them when I need to but they checked me so it’s a good thing,” she gushes.

Both Tina Knowles-Lawson and Matthew Knowles have new spouses

Tina and Matthew stay pleasant as co-parents to their grownup kids and so they each have remarried. 

Tina married actor Richard Lawson in 2015 in an all-white ceremony on a yacht. Two years prior, Matthew married Gena Charmaine Avery.

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