Fans are speculating that Beyonce is pregnant after she posted a stomach cradling Instagram photoshoot during a picnic, sparking fan theories that the popstar is pregnant. And now, the Beyhive is buzzing.She, husband Jay-Z and their twins were seen in the Hamptons, where they are renting a $26 million, seven-bedroom East Hampton home. Fans speculated the ‘Crazy In Love’ singer was pregnant with her fourth child after she shared a photo on Instagram wearing a purple gingham wrap dress from Altuzarra. The dress is currently on sale for $1,186. > View this post on Instagram> > A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Aug 7, 2019 at 7:56pm PDTCommenters thought it looked like she was hiding her stomach as she crossed her arms around her waist in one of the pictures. One fan theorized, “she’s been dropping clues the entire album. Purple is royalty... simba (King) (son) .. the lions curled up like a fetus.” Another wrote, "Sis you pregnant & I know you not supposed to say stuff like this to women, but you pregnant."> View this post on Instagram> > A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Aug 7, 2019 at 7:55pm PDTThe Lion King star already has her hands full with Blue Ivy Carter, 7, and twins Sir and Rumi, 2. Beyonce's mother Tina Knowles Lawson recently opened up about Blue during Beautycon. “I've bought Blue so many makeup kits, much to her dad's dismay!" Lawson told Entertainment Tonight. “Dads don’t like that,” she said about Jay-Z’s response. Lawson went on to call her granddaughter “quite a makeup artist” and say “she’s amazing,” adding that she can “do a perfect cat eye.” This isn’t the first time Blue Ivy has been in the public eye. She has a small part in the new Lion King song ‘Brown Skin Girl,’ in which she’s heard at the end singing along. She was also previously in the video for 'Formation.'
A historic portrait of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter captured by photographer Tyler Mitchell for American Vogue’s 2018 September issue is to be put on display at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s permanent exhibition.In August last year, the fashion publication unveiled its September issue, featuring images of Beyoncé captured by 24-year-old Mitchell for the cover and within the folds of the magazine.The issue marked the first time that American Vogue had hired a black photographer to shoot the magazine's cover in its 126-year history.On Tuesday, Mitchell revealed on Instagram and Twitter that one of the photographs he took of Beyoncé – which shows The Lion King star wearing a gold sequinned Valentino dress and a gold sunshine-esque Philip Treacy headdress while leaning on a pillar – is to be included in a permanent art exhibition in Washington DC.“A year ago today we broke the flood gates open,” the photographer wrote in the caption.> View this post on Instagram> > A year ago today we broke the flood gates open. Since then it was important to spend the whole year running through them making sure every piece of the gate was knocked down. And now I’m glad to share this picture is being acquired into the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection> > A post shared by Tyler Mitchell (@tylersphotos) on Aug 6, 2019 at 6:09am PDT“Since then it was important to spend the whole year running through them making sure every piece of the gate was knocked down.“And now I’m glad to share this picture is being acquired into the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery’s permanent collection.”The Smithsonian Institute’s National Portrait Gallery was founded in 1962, before being opened to the public six years later.The gallery commented on the acquisition of the photograph from its official Twitter account.“Our mission is to tell the story of America by portraying the people who shape this nation’s history, development, and culture,” the tweet read.“We are happy to work with Tyler to acquire his photograph of Beyoncé Knowles into the Portrait Gallery’s collection.”In response to a Twitter user who asked when the American Vogue portrait of Beyoncé will be available to view at the gallery, the National Portrait Gallery tweeted that it will be “sure to keep everyone posted when the portrait goes up”.Another photograph of the singer is already on display at the gallery – the image captured of Beyoncé for the cover of her debut solo album Dangerously In Love, taken in 2003.Several people have congratulated Mitchell over the acquisition of his momentous photograph by the Smithsonian.“A national treasure indeed. Congratulations Tyler!” author Elaine Welteroth commented on the photographer’s Instagram post.“CONGRATS! You’re paving the way for us all,” another Instagram user wrote.