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Beyoncé pregnant, claims US magazine

Singer is reported to be thrilled with surprise first baby.

Beyonce Knowles appeared on NBC News'
Beyonce Knowles appeared on NBC News' "Today" show earlier this month.
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SINGER BEYONCÉ KNOWLES is reported to be pregnant with her first child.

Us Weekly claims that the singer was surprised when she learned the news.

A magazine source said: “She loves kids, but she wasn’t ready to be a mother just yet”. A second source claims Beyonce welcomed the news, saying the pregancy was “a gift from God and she’s so happy”.

The Telegraph reports that while no official confirmation of the rumours has been made by the singer, her sister said: “She’s got the most beautiful heart. She’ll be a great mum”.

Beyoncé married rapper Jay-Z in New York in 2008, and the couple are known to closely guard their personal life. People magazine reported at the time that the wedding was a private affair attended by close friends and family.

In an unusually open interview, Jay-Z spoke to Jonathon Ross about his wife earlier this year and suggested that she had stolen some of his dance moves for her Single Ladies video:

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