The American pop diva Beyoncé and the rapper Jay-Z are the parents of a girl, one of the most anticipated birth of the year, local media said on Sunday.
Beyoncé, 30, underwent a Caesarean section last night in a private wing of the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, said the site of the E! channel. According to preliminary information, the girl will win the Ivy Blue name, but friends of the couple indicated that the order of names will be reversed.
The Journal of the singer's hometown, "Houston Chronicle," published the name Blu Ivy. The report said the name Blu is due to the highly successful album released by Jay-Z in 2001, "The Blueprint", while Ivy refers to the number four in Roman numerals, very present in the family: Beyoncé was born on September 4; his mother, Jan. 4, and Jay-Z on Dec. 4.
The Twitter microblogging network was filled with comments from fans and celebrities. "Welcome to the world, Blue! I love you", published the Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow. "Welcome to the world, Princess Carter! With love, Aunt Rih," wrote the singer Rihanna, another pop diva.
Beyoncé was admitted to hospital in Manhattan on Friday evening, code-named Ingrid Jackson. According to "The New York Daily News," the singer and her husband rented the fourth floor of the medical center, for $ 1.3 million.