After her explosive performance at the MTV VMA Awards and a very strong family front shown on stage, Beyoncé now has something new to deal with – her dad.
Matthew Knowles has claimed on The Roula and Ryan radio show that his daughter and son-in-law’s marriage troubles were purposely put out there in a bid to boost ticket sales for their On The Run Tour.
Despite any concrete evidence that the couple’s marriage was in any such trouble, reports consistently kept coming out over the last few months speculating otherwise – could this be why?
How does he know this? Well, because they’ve done it before, apparently: “I know because we’ve done this before. So you sometimes have to ignite that tour. It’s called the Jedi mind trick. The Jedi mind trick fools you a lot.”
Queen Bey’s dad even went as far as to say Jay-Z’s elevator scuffle with Solange was released on purpose: “Everyone’s talking about it! Ticket sales went up! Solange’s album sales went up 200%!”
So…he’s saying Beyoncé put her reputation as a serious music artist on the line to get her sister’s album sales up? Hmm.
Something tells us the superstar couple will be just delighted that Matthew has outed them as putting on one hell of a media show.