Beyonce Pregnant With First Child

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The singer-actress announced her pregnancy at Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards' red carpet.

At Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards, Beyonce made a big announcement: She's pregnant.

"OMG Beyonce just made a huge announcement on the carpet! !!!!!," MTV tweeted on Sunday night, with a photo of the singer-actress with her hands on her stomach.

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Beyonce's rep confirmed the news to Just Jared that she would be expecting her first child with husband, Jay-Z. She and Jay-Z were married in 2008 after dating for six years. Last year, Beyonce was rumored to be pregnant but her mother shot down the reports.

"B was shocked. She loves kids, but she wasn't ready to be a mother just yet," her mother Tina Knowles said during an appearance on Ellen.


Beyonce is set to perform during the ceremony, with Jay-Z and Kanye West added to the lineup for a "surprise" performance of "Otis," the second performance of the night.

At the end of Beyonce's performance, she rubbed her belly at the end of the song.