Beyoncé announced Wednesday, Feb. 1, that she is pregnant with twins, giving 5-year-old Blue Ivy Carter two new siblings. The “Freedom” singer revealed the news on Instagram with a photo of her kneeling and looking toward the camera as she caresses her growing baby bump.
The 35-year-old singer thanked her fans for their messages of encouragement, saying she and husband Jay Z, 47, “have been blessed two times over.”
Fans reacted quickly to the news on Twitter, posting messages of humor and congratulations.
when beyonce is pregnant i am pregnant
— Tré Melvin (@TreMelvin) February 1, 2017
Twitter: Y'all always worried about celebrities and their relationships
Beyoncé: I'm pregnant
— Anthony Moore (@AllThatandMoore) February 1, 2017
It's the second month of the year. Beyoncé announces at 2pm she's pregnant with twins. They sure do love numbers. Congrats Bey and Hov
— Topanga Lawrence (@Queen_Ara) February 1, 2017
Yass! Beyoncé is pregnant, and I love that maternity shoot 💕🐣👶🏽 gorgeous, congrats to them
— Zahra (@zigbeswick) February 1, 2017