Beyonce twins: Singer reveals first picture of Sir Carter and Rumi

Singer was pictured posing for a photo similar to the one used to announce her pregnancy

Roisin O'Connor
Friday 14 July 2017 07:27

Beyonce has shared the first picture of herself with her twins as they turn one-month-old.

The 35-year-old mother-of-three was pictured standing barefoot in front of a floral archway, with the twins draped in a purple sheet, while she is seen wearing a blue veil.

In the caption she also confirmed that their names are Sir Carter and Rumi - which had been rumoured after she and Jay-Z filed a trademark for the names.

The photo has received more than two million likes on Instagram in less than an hour.

Beyonce poses with her month-old twins Rumi and Sir Carter

It recalls Beyonce's photoshoot where she announced her pregnancy, which saw her visibly pregnant and kneeling in front of a similar floral arrangement with a blue backround.

As well as the twins, a girl and a boy, she and Jay-Z are also parents to five-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy.

Jay-Z recently released his latest album 4:44, where he makes several references to his relationship with the US singer.

In the footnotes for the title track, he features interviews with several famous men of colour: Chris Rock, Will Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Aziz Ansari and Mahershala Ali to name but a few, who discuss issues such as black love, toxic masculinity, and relationships with women.

In the video, Jay-Z opens up about how his marriage to fellow artist Beyonce almost ended, the toll that took on them both, and how they began to recover.

Trailer: Jay Z's 4:44 album

“This is my real life,” he says. “I just ran into this place and we built this big, beautiful mansion of a relationship that wasn't totally built on the 100 per cent truth and it starts cracking. Things started happening that the public can see.

“Then we had to get to a point of 'OK, tear this down and let's start from the beginning... it's the hardest thing I've ever done.”

Jay-Z also seemed to suggest that trying to repair his marriage was harder than growing up in Marcy Projects, and recalled a moment where he had begged Beyonce not to leave him.

"What is happening to my body right now? Did I just say, 'Don't leave'?” All this is new for me," he says.

Jay-Z is set to headline at this year's V Festival.

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