Beyoncé Opens Up About Her 'Unexpected' Pregnancy in 'Homecoming'

Today is basically a holiday for members of the Beyhive, as Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” documentary has officially dropped, chronicling her epic Coachella headlining performance in 2018.

In addition to the anticipated Netflix event, the superstar singer surprised the world with a live album from the show to complement the documentary. While fans get the chance to bask in Beyoncé’s Coachella performance glory with an up-close-and-personal look at her set, the doc also offers a glimpse of her personal life as she candidly opens up about the pregnancy with her twins, Sir and Rumi.

“I was supposed to do Coachella the year prior, but I got pregnant unexpectedly and it ended up being twins, which was even more of a surprise,” Beyoncé reveals in “Homecoming” alongside images of her during her pregnancy, which turned out to be a tough one for the 23-time Grammy-award winning musician. She is also seen sweetly cuddling her newborns.

“My body went through more than I knew it could. I was 218 pounds the day I gave birth. I had an extremely difficult pregnancy, developed toxemia, and preeclampsia.” Beyoncé also added that one of her babies’ hearts paused a few times, so she had to undergo an emergency C-section.

The ladies of “The Real” discussed “Homecoming” on Wednesday’s show, and Tamera found it “refreshing” that a seemingly flawless (or should we say ***Flawless?) massive star like Beyoncé would talk about something as personal as postpartum weight gain.

Tamera noted, “When you look at her, she’s like perfect. But to know she had to work hard, she said eight months, to look like how she did at Coachella.”

What are your thoughts on “Homecoming”? Are you inspired by Beyoncé’s honesty?


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