Blue Ivy is settling into her new role as a big sister! The five-year-old's maternal grandmother, Tina Knowles, revealed in a new interview that her granddaughter has been doting on her newborn siblings since their arrival last month. "[Blue's] very proud and excited. She's a good big sister, she really is. She cares for them a lot," Beyoncé's mother told Entertainment Tonight on Saturday at the 19th Annual DesignCare hosted by the Hollyrod Foundation in Los Angeles.
Beyoncé and Jay-Z share five-year-old daughter Blue Ivy Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images
JAY-Z and the Lemonade singer welcomed their twins Rumi and Sir Carter in June. Beyoncé introduced her bey-bies to the world on July 14 writing, "Sir Carter and Rumi 1 month today." The Instagram photo also confirmed the name of her twins for the first time, after the Hollywood couple filed trademark documents with the US Patent and Trademark Office at the end of June. Shortly after the picture was released, Tina told her followers: "So Happy my baby shared a photo of her babies with the world - proud grandma hello Sir Carter and Rumi Carter... 7/13/2017 Boy and girl what a blessing."
Beyoncé, 35, and JAY-Z, 47 announced that they were expecting twins back in February. "We would like to share our love and happiness," the singer captioned a photo of herself holding her baby bump in front of a wall of flowers. "We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. - The Carters."
In a 2013 interview with Good Morning America, the Grammy winner opened up about her experience with. "I am very protective," she admitted. "I just want to make sure that [Blue] can have a healthy, safe, normal life. In the back of my mind, she's my priority. And life is completely different now. So I'm - I feel really, really just lucky that I can still do what I love, and now have a way bigger meaning. And that's to be her mother."