Beyonce drops father Mathew Knowles as manager
After many years they colaborated together, Beyonce dropped her father as manager. The beautiful singer's decision was announced Monday in a press releasment by her publicist.
According to the statement, their business relationship ended with both parts being agreeing that is the best choice. Mathew Knowles, Beyonce's father has been her manager from the beginning of her career, when she started as a member of the famous band Destiny's Child..
The pop and r&b sensation didn't mentioned any reasons for giving up at the management services provided by her father, instead she repeatdly said how much she loves him and how special is their relationship. Beyonce also insisted that she and Mathew Knowles only parted from a strictly business point of view. “He is my father for life and I love my dad dearly. I am grateful for everything he has taught me.”
It is not known yet who is going to replace Beyonce's father as a manager. No other names were made public, but some rumors said that her next manager might be her husband, rapper Jay-Z.
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Mathew Knowles said in a statement that business and family are not things to be mixed up: “Business is business and family is family. I love my daughter and am very proud of who she is and all that she has achieved. I look forward to her continued great success.” Not only her father but also her mother was involved in Beyonce's musical career. Tina Knowles designed many of the outfits Destiny's girls wore on the stage. At the present Tina is still the singer's personal stylist.
Beyonce believes that her parents are an inspiration for her and she plans to follow their footsteps. “I grew up watching both he and my mother manage and own their own businesses, they were hard-working entrepreneurs and I will continue to follow in their footsteps.”