Barack Obama may have let slip the sex of Beyonce and Jay Z’s twins. The
former president appeared in a video to mark rapper Jay’s induction
into the Songwriters Hall of Fame during a ceremony in New York on
Thursday night, and seemed to reveal the gender of the star’s new
Amid speculation the twins have been born, Obama joked about the
similarities between himself and Jay in the video, before implying that
the musician was going to have ‘him beat’ when it comes to how many
daughters they each have.
The two minute video sees Obama list the similarities before saying:
‘Jay and I are also fools for our daughters. Although, he’s going to
have me beat once those twins show up.’
Since Obama has two daughters, Malia and Sasha, and Jay already has one,
Blue Ivy with wife Beyonce, the comment implies that the only way the
rapper could get him ‘beat’ is if he had twin girls.
Obama’s video sparked a Twitter frenzy on Thursday night, with one
posting: ‘So Beyoncé is having twin girls. Only way Jay would have Obama
“beat” once they arrive. He’s gonna be in trouble for spilling the
Another added: ‘Did Obama out Beyoncé as having twin girls? Otherwise,
his comment about Jay beating him in terms of number of daughters
doesn’t make sense.’
Jay Z skipped the Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony inNew York on
Thursday, amid speculation his wife Beyonce has already given birth to
the couple’s twins.
The award was picked up on his behalf by his friend and record label
head Jon Platt, who passed on the rapper’s apologies to the crowd.