I want you guys to remember exactly where you are right now, because this is potentially the moment when the entire Beyonce fake-pregnancy scandal gets blown wide open — some woman just filed for maternity of Blue Ivy.
The rumors and whispers that Beyonce didn’t actually carry Blue Ivy herself but instead used a surrogate had pretty much died down since that fateful video of her baby bump ‘deflating’ in October 2011.
At some point we had to accept that A. there was photographic and video evidence of Beyonce’s pregnancy and B. with the amount of resources she and Jay Z have at their disposal, they could probably fake anything. So basically, we had to acknowledge that we’d probably never find out either way, and do our best to come to terms with that.
…until today, when The Hollywood Gossip informed us that a woman named Tina Seals reportedly filed a maternity suit in Manhattan, claiming to be the mother of Blue Ivy Carter. Ho. Lee. Shit. You hear about paternity suits all the time, but very very rarely does anyone file for maternity, because it means that the child someone else is claiming came out of their body, you think actually came out of yours. Basically it means you’re claiming you were the surrogate for someone else’s baby, which is exactly what Beyonce has been accused of lying about all these years.
(And just to be clear — there’s absolutely nothing wrong with using a surrogate for a pregnancy! There are plenty of reasons you might do it, just very few for why you might lie about it, if in fact that’s what happened here.)
The document (the existence of which is still just alleged, by the way) claims that Tina Seals is seeking ‘to verify whether she is the biological mother’ of Blue Ivy, and attempting to prove that she’d been ‘previously associated’ in some way with Bey and Jay. Man. Huuuuge accusations here, if this document is real. I can’t even imagine what’s gonna go down if this turns out to hold water. But regardless, stay tuned for Beyonce to respond to this by flooding her Instagram with photos of her pregnant belly.