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Beyonce’s Parents File for Divorce

Mathew and Tina KnowlsThe marriage between Beyonce Knowles‘ parents may be over. According to numerous media outlets Tina Knowles, filed for divorce from Matthew Knowles on Nov. 11, in Harris County, Texas. The couple has been married for 29 years.

Tina Knowles whose government name is Celestine Knowles was the costume designer for Destiny’s Child and now works as the creative designer for House of Dereon. Matthew Knowles manages both Beyonce and her younger sister Solange Knowles.

This doesn’t mark the first time that Tina Knowles has separated from her husband. In an interview in 2004 with CBS Tina said that she and Matthew separated early on because she felt that he was a little too driven to make Beyonce’s career succeed, but the couple ended up getting back together.

This past October, a woman named Alexsandra Wright, who was six month pregnant at the time, filed a paternity suit against in Los Angeles Superior Court claiming that Matthew Knowles is the father of her unborn child. Matthew never publicly commented on the situation or denied the claim. Wright is due to give birth in the spring of 2010. The reason for the Knowles’ split currently remains unspecified.

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