Celebrating Blue Ivy’s Performance
Yesterday evening I saw my beautiful niece dance in front of almost 70,000 people. This is how Tina Knowles-Lawson, Beyoncé’s mother, celebrated the performance of her little one, 11-year-old Blue Ivy, during the Paris leg of the Renaissance World Tour.
Beyoncé’s Tribute to Tina Turner
During the show, which lasted for about three hours, there was obviously a tribute to Tina Turner, the real inspiration of Beyoncé, who passed away a few days ago. “I want to take a moment to honor her, because if you are my fans, you are also her fans,” said the artist. “If it wasn’t for her, I wouldn’t be here today. So I want you to scream, so she can hear all your love”. To stay up to date on royals, celebrities, shows and all the news from the Vanity Fair world, subscribe to our newsletters.
Beyoncé’s Admiration for Tina Turner
“I was lucky enough to witness her extraordinary genius, she had a really explosive creative force,” added the pop star. “When I think of my sources of inspiration, I think of the two Tinas of my life: my mother Tina, of course, and the incredible Tina Turner,” Beyoncé said in the past, who first met her idol in 2008, at the Grammy Awards. “I’ll never forget it. I had never seen a woman so powerful, fearless and fabulous”. “She had a really explosive creative force”