Beyonce says “it was really difficult to conceal” her allegedly fake bump


The more photos I see of Beyonce post-VMA-bump-debut, the more I think that Beyonce was actually wearing a prosthetic bump for the VMAs. I know I’m throwing shade on the Bey-bump, and I know this makes me a Bey-hater, etc. But it just doesn’t add up – in photos last week, Beyonce seemed to be accentuating her barely-there bump with a weird little puffy babydoll, and now, in these photos from London Fashion Week, Bey’s bump once again seems smaller than at the VMAs. Bey is pictured with her mom, Tina, as they debuted their latest line for the House of Dereon. Bey wore this sequined “suit” with a deep V-neck that… is kind of a weird choice for a pregnant lady. Still, Beyonce sounds beyond thrilled to be knocked up:

Beyonce hit up London Fashion Week this past weekend to launch the latest House of Deréon line. The line was described as “global nomad,” and according to B, anyone — even pregnant ladies like herself — can wear the clothes.

“What I’m wearing today is part of the collection and it’s not supposed to be, but it actually is really good for … maternity,” the singer, dressed in a sparkly black pantsuit, told CNN.

B explained that she and her mom, Tina Knowles, started working on the line at least six months before her pregnancy, so they hadn’t planned maternity clothes specifically. “But we do have some things that I am still trying to rock,” she admitted.

“Actually, I am having so much fun, it has been the most fun time now that [my pregnancy] has been announced and I don’t have to, you know, it was really difficult to conceal,” she continued. “But now that I can be proud and excited about it, I’m having so much fun shopping. It’s great.”

Beyoncé has always been a trendsetter in the world of fashion, and that isn’t going to change just because she’s going to be a mom. “I just feel like it is often within,” she said. “My mother has always told me that beauty comes from within and what’s exciting about being a woman is you can say, ‘Today … I feel really conservative, today I’m feeling classy. Today, I am going on a date and I want to just be a showstopper.’ And you know there is this variety of beautiful clothes that can bring out whatever you feel inside,” she added. “But it comes from here and you should wear your clothes, they shouldn’t wear you.”

The singer also shared that she isn’t sure whether to buy pink or blue clothes as she doesn’t know the baby’s gender yet. Her mom, however, is just happy about the news. “I am so delighted. I’m over the moon,” she gushed.

[From MTV]

Beyonce isn’t saying anything about the gender, but Media Takeout is. They claim, “We spoke to someone affiliated with Christina Louboutin and learned that Jay Z’s sister ANNIE placed an order for some CUSTOM Christan Louboutin booties. The bootie, which are a HOT COMMODITY among celebs, take approximately 6 months to receive.” The booties were ordered in pink! Here’s the thing about gender speculation: the parents can’t come out in favor of one gender because it will be rough if they get the other gender. The other problem with gender speculation: I don’t even think Beyonce is far enough along for a competent doctor to identify gender.




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  1. Sue says:

    Wow hope she had some good double sided tape with that top!

  2. Heatheradair says:

    I still fail to see the big deal about “padding the bump” for the big reveal. We use spanx to fake-slim ourselves when it suits us, why not go the opposite direction to really make the news obvious?

    Not hugely different from a great bra, it’s enhancing what’s there, but making it more impressive……

  3. rose80 says:

    For God’s Sake…She’s pregnant people. Clothes can make a person look smaller or bigger depending on the cut. This faux belly thing is getting ridiculous.

  4. DetRiotgirl says:

    I kind of like that insanely huge piece of jewelry on her neck. She seems happy, and looks lovely. Good for her! :)

  5. Moneypenny says:

    I’m pregnant and she’s allegedly about a month ahead of me. She’s pregnant, but I think that VMA bump was for effect.

    Interestingly, I wore that same jacket to work today. People want to see pregnant woman skin.

  6. Firecracker says:

    How cute, they are wearing the same nail polish.

  7. lilibet says:

    Gender scans can be done from 16weeks so it’s likely that if they want to know if it’s a boy or girl that they’ll know by now!

  8. danielle says:

    The clothes, the degree of undergarments, the stance can emphasize or conceal a bump. NBD

  9. jover says:

    I’m sorry, she is one of the most overexposed overrated packaged pop tarts out there; doesn’t she have a cd out or something not hearin too much about it; I wish her preg well – if she is – but geez, her music is godawful crap – with all her money you would think she could find producers/lyricists that could produce listenable music – but people will buy anything these days, I’ll still be humming Aretha’s respect. I’m not a hater – just tellin it like it is. She puts herself out there as the greatest, but not everyone’s going to bow down to the hype.

  10. Leticia says:

    Gosh, her mom looks fabulous.

  11. gee says:

    I’m actually really happy for her. It sounds stupid to say (because it’s not my baby), but I can’t wait to see what this little thing will be like.

  12. B says:

    Yeah, I definitely think that she emphasized the bump, and I think that’s really tacky and cheesy. I am not someone who falls all over and worships pregnant women, though, so I guess I’m in the minority.

  13. Reece says:

    @B: I thought the way they announced it was tacky and cheesy too but quickly found myself in the minority.

  14. Schnauzers!!! says:

    @jover….I TOTALLY AGREE about her music. CRAP CRAP CRAP. I can’t even understand half of the lyrics. Guess I’m just old!! Loved her earlier stuff big time…but now I don’t like her music at all.

    HOWEVER….I adore her. I don’t know why. She seems so sweet. She is beautiful, looks SO happy and I hope her pregnancy is AMAZING. :) I also hope her life with JayZ is great. I love happiness I guess…

  15. It is ME!! says:

    @Leticia: I dunno. Her mom looks a little Botox-y to me.

  16. Tierra says:

    @ Jover

    I totally agree! I never did get they hype with her. Lets be honest, if it werent for her fake belly bump and this pregnancy, no one would still be talking about her. I think she lost her ‘pop relevancy’ yrs ago and is using this pregnancy for some sympathy sales.

  17. Quest says:

    The bikini pics of Bey showed the real deal…the VMA stint was hyped up just for show.

  18. Kimbob says:

    I’m surprised no one’s commented on Beyonce’s chin in these photos. What is up w/that? It looks like maybe an old scar or something from falling on her face/chin?

    Anyway, about her & the “faux baby bump,” you know, if she actually did that…it’s not surprising. Another celebrity antic that screams, “Look @ me, look @ me, LOOK @ ME!!!” With her (Bey), this is kind of a predictable stunt.

  19. hatsumomo says:

    DAY-UM!!! thats one hell of a mighty weave!

  20. Belle Epoch says:

    Here’s one more member of the minority party. I thought sensationalizing her pregnancy with a fake bump (and drawing all the attention to herself, of course) was the height of tackiness. This isn’t a new car. It’s going to be a human being. Possibly the seven billionth on the planet.

  21. tracking says:

    I agree with those that say clothing choice and stance can make a huge difference in baby bump appearance. She also didn’t specify hiding the bump as necessarily the issue. She might have been sick/vomiting a lot, which is difficult to conceal if you need to be in public at some point. I know for me that was an issue at work when I wasn’t ready to tell. But who knows. I never say never when it comes to celebrities!

  22. the original bellaluna says:

    Her MOM?!? I thought that was Paula Abdul at first!

    So, can she please now get rid of that ridiculous gold saddle-chain-thingie she wears? Girl’s gonna end up strangling herself when she gets bigger.

  23. mel says:

    Bey’s mom used to look so pretty until she effed up her face with surgery. Why cant people be happy with what God gave them.

  24. Lucinda says:

    I like her. I just have been weirded out by her association with GOOP. So I’m a little more suspicious of her now, I suppose.

  25. UKHels says:

    I love a bit of Bey but sick of the bump already

    anyone would think she’s the first and only pregnant woman in the world, jeez

  26. Cammie says:

    She is talented and works hard, but Her and Jay-Z act like they are 2 of the most talented artist EVER. Whatever, in the 70,80, 90′s she won’t of stood out, cause she isn’t original.

    But yeah her bump isn’t that big, she could of hide it longer.

  27. bitchbelying says:

    Gimme a break with this fake baby bump crap Kaiser. She;s showing, I saw her on the beach ans tummy was large, I don;t think she was faking a baby bump, even if she was so what?

  28. Original Tiffany says:

    The story is not the bump, it is the hideous jacking of her mom’s face. And the fact the the “House of Dereon” rivals the Kartrashian Kollection for Kraptastic tackiness.

  29. Sandra says:

    I thought that was LaToya Jackson.

  30. AS says:

    I think you need to get over it. Clothes make a huge difference to a bump, one day you look not pregnant the next day you look huge. It’s just the way it is, forget about it.

  31. Courtney says:

    some of you are dumb when a woman is tall like Beyonce is a pregnancy shows later and first ones naturally do either way

  32. Sunlily says:

    How about waiting just waiting until she pops the kid out. Is it really that big a deal? I like her and I didn’t come to that conclusion until I heard live singing during one of her rehearsals. No mic, no back up singers, just singing her heart out. I’ve had a little more respect for every since then. My only fault with her is those godawful HOD clothes and continuing to allow her mother to make her wardrobe.

  33. daisy says:

    i agree wth rose80 and quite a few others. She would not have to fake a pregnancy. its not that difficult to get pregnant. but if it was(for her) there are lovely things that money can buy, including a baby in her belly

  34. Maritza says:

    Beyonce’s mother is pretty, I sure hope the baby comes out like the mother or grandmother.

  35. It is ME!! says:

    @Courtney: Beyonce is “tall” at 5′ 6″?! YES!! I always thought I was short…

    I am as tall as she is, then, and I am 5 months along. There is no hiding this bump….

  36. Dhavy says:

    @ Jover-With you 150%

    Her mom looks like LaToya Jackson

    Her clotheline is a cheap/overprized version of BabyPhat which in IMO is hideous

  37. Kim says:

    She looks preggers to me and bigger than she did at the VMA’s but she is still so early on that its pretty easy to cover.

    Sunlily – she lipsyncs majority of time. She does in concert and did at VMA’s. I dont know if she truly has a good voice because i have never heard it live with out auto tune. I would love to hear her natural voice – where did you hear clip of her singing w out autotune?

  38. jay zet says:

    I can’t stand her. Everything about her is fake. Fake hair, fake smile, fake bump. Is it strange that she is so open to the media about her pregnancy? She was very private about her wedding, parents divorce, etc and now boom she loves to shere about it with everybody.

  39. Meg says:

    Ok, it seems no one has mentioned this yet- has anyone else noticed the strange line on her “stomach” in the picture above the one with both she and her mother? Its the close up photo and there’s a line that looks like a zipper- it matches her skin so kudos for matching but…something seems fishy since she’s nude up top…

  40. Dawn says:

    What is this The Sandra Rose Blog? Maybe showing her pregnancy would easier that have crazy people giving her a hard time, wait that’s already happen. I’m not a hard-core Beyonce fan. It’s more like okay she’s knocked-up and so what…

  41. Cerulean says:

    I can’t stand her tacky self BUT having your first child feels very special. Let her have her happiness. Maybe it wasn’t easy to get pregnant.

    I heard JZ was on the down low. I sincerely hope it’s not true.

  42. Kathryn says:

    To add to the conspiracy theory…

    Does anyone notice that below her boobies, her skin is a different color?

    dun dun DUN…


  43. Meghan says:

    Why is it cheesy or stupid how she announced her pregnancy? The tabloids have been speculating on it for years, she’s obviously very, very excited about being pregnant, and she announced it to everyone at once, so no one would have a “scoop.” I get why she might have worn some padding or something to enhance her bump at the VMA’s- the tabloids would be calling her out and say she’s lying about being pregnant because she doesn’t have an 8-month pregnant belly at 3 or 4 months or however far along she is. So, all of this is plausible and understandable and I don’t think it makes anyone a hater for saying so. And I’m not even a Beyonce fan!!!

    (I do wish she would be how Kate Hudson was when she was pregnant with Ryder and gain like 80 pounds. That would be great!)

  44. DemoCat says:

    @Daisy – “it’s not that difficult to get pregnant.” I get what you’re trying to say, but for some of us it is IMPOSSIBLE to get pregnant.

    @jover – I couldn’t agree more with everything you said.

  45. Str8Shooter says:

    Yeah, it was SO hard to hide it, you had to announce it to the entire WORLD at the Grammys. As if it was earth-shattering news.


  46. Jilly Bean says:

    gawd! saw some of that house of dereon show….that is tacky cheap hooker clothes….. nasty

  47. Emily says:

    @kimbob, I noticed her chin too. It looks like she had stitches in it to me. Weird. I don’t remember her chin looking like that at the VMAs.

    To me, her mum looks like Stifler’s mom, only darker, especially in the top pic.

  48. smh says:

    well she sure gained a lot very quickly… i like a preggers woman who isn’t afraid to put on some weight esp. when a celebrity. not obese weight but just a bit of weight is ok.

  49. JaneWonderfalls says:

    @Heather You don’t think it’s ridiculous to pad your pregnancy for the simple fact that you are a talentless attention seeking whore. Who had to upstage people when you could have just revealed it later on. Everyone knows most people don’t reveal there pregnancy until later.

  50. Bopa says:

    It wasn’t difficult to hide the baby bump she had to press on her stomach to show that she had a stomach.

  51. kamal says:

    its not bad 4 a lady like b 2 be pregnant is it? nw give her a break

  52. DrM says:

    @Rose80 my thoughts exactly…

    C’MON Kaiser!! Most of the time you write interesting, funny, sometimes insightful stuff…but the ‘fake baby bump, padded bump’ pieces?? Chica please… B looked preggo at the VMA’s and she looks preggo now, cut is everything…

  53. Chris says:


    A Hollywood celebrity is tacky to garner more press!

    Wait….sorry, thought that was news.

  54. Monmon says:


  55. mymy says:

    When this was posted after the VMA’s people were saying it was a real bump. I said no way. No one has a hard bump at that amount of pregnancy. I was wondering how anyone who has ever been pregnant could believe it.She is a big woman and it doesn’t go like that. She was looking to get all THE ATTENTION. IT WORKED. VERY EGOTISTICAL WOMAN

  56. Nick says:

    She should be about 16 weeks if she’s due in Feb right? They should be able to tell the gender. Our doctor was able to tell us as 13 weeks.

  57. Rebecca says:

    @ jay zet, a lot of celebrities (includes singers, athletes, actors, actresses) wear fake hair. That’s not surprising! Britney Spears, Kim Kardashian, Lala Vasquez, Serena Williams, Solange, Lindsay Lohan, etc.. Hell if you already are beautiful (with nice facial features) additional hair whether its’ a wig, weave, lace front, etc.. just enhances a person’s beauty! So for you to make a comment about her fake hair??? PLEASE! If you want want to go there, let’s get on all celebrities (and not just black women either) who wear fake hair!!! And I agree that certain clothes can make you look smaller or bigger!!

  58. Brandy says:

    Lol Rebecca

    Yes, a lot of celebs wear fake hair of all ethniticies I must agree with you. Hell, some people just look better with some type of enhancement whether it’s hair extensions, bigger breasts, nails, etc.. I have seen pictures of Beyonce wearing her “natural” hair and she didn’t look bad but she wasn’t as glamours as she is when she wears the weaves/wigs.

  59. Isa says:

    I found out the sex of my baby when I was 13 to 15 weeks. The scan showed I measured at 15 weeks but when he was born at 39 weeks they said he was 3 weeks early. I wasn’t showing and had lost a pound. If you have a good tech, a good machine and good view it is possible.

    I don’t think she faked her bump. I do think she pushed her belly out when posing.