Either Beyoncé just dropped a major hint or she’s playing a super-early April Fool’s joke on her 23.5 million Instagram followers. The “Drunk in Love” singer shared a picture of herself and daughter Blue Ivy enjoying a beach day, but it was much more cryptic than that.
Beyoncé smiled widely for the picture, which showed her buried in the sand and with two piles over her chest and a suspicious mound -- that looked like a faux baby bump -- on her stomach. Daughter Blue, 3, can be seen playing in the sand with her back to the camera.
Pregnancy rumors instantly began to swirl Sunday, as 920,000 of her followers liked the mysterious image. The photo did not have a caption, but the photo was enough to get people talking. “Is she pregnant ?????!!!” one fan wondered. “Maybe she is, because they could have made her stomach flat, but they made a bump on her stomach. Unless it's just a joke,” another responded.
Beyoncé, 33, indicated her daughter needed “some company” in an interview with ABC News in May 2013 and said she and husband Jay Z wanted to have more children.
It’s unclear where the picture was taken, but the celebrity duo recently vacationed in Cambodia and Thailand, E! News noted. Beyoncé was rumored to be pregnant with baby No. 2 when she and her husband attended a Brooklyn Nets game at the Barclays Center in December. It was the same match that Kate Middleton and Prince William attended.
Jay Z and Beyoncé have not responded to the pregnancy rumors, but if it turns out to be true true, there could be some drama behind closed doors with reality queen Kim Kardashian. The high-profile women have long had a rumored feud and reportedly been competitive with each other.
Kardashian recently admitted that she and husband Kanye West want another child, but she’s struggling to get pregnant. “It’s been more challenging to get pregnant the second time around,” Kardashian, 33, told reporters at the E! International Press Junket in Los Angeles Friday, the British tabloid the Daily Mail reported. “When you’re not planning it, it happens. It’s just how God works,” she said. “And when you want it so bad, it’s not happening.”
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