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Jake Gyllenhaal Parties with Jay-Z – and the Rapper's In-Laws!

Jake Gyllenhaal Parties with Jay-Z – and the Rapper's In-Laws!

Originally posted 05/15/2012 06:00AM

What started as a guys night out recently for Jay-Z, Jake Gyllenhaal, Pharrell Williams and some other male pals, was soon interrupted by Beyoncé Knowles's mom Tina and sister Solange.

But that didn't seem to be a problem. The gang, who partied at the D'usse Cognac Launch party at The Top of the Standard in New York City, seemed in great spirits, hanging out in a roped-off section, watching the Knicks basketball game on TV.

"They were very cheerful, laughing and enjoying the game," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "Several partygoers tried to steal pics."
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Blue Ivy Carter Is 'Doing Great,' Says Beyoncé's Mom | Beyonce Knowles, Tina Knowles

Blue Ivy Carter Is 'Doing Great,' Says Beyoncé's Mom

Originally posted 02/09/2012 10:00AM

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's newborn daughter Blue Ivy is already charming all the right people, including her grandma.

"She's doing great," a beaming Tina Knowles told PEOPLE at the Runway to Win fundraising reception for Barack Obama in New York. "She's beautiful."

As for her duties as a doting grandma, Knowles calls them "amazing," adding, "It's the second best job I've ever had."

Although her adoration for the new addition to her family was certainly instantaneous, Knowles is waiting to decide which parent little Blue resembles most.

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Beyoncé & Jay-Z Will Be Great Parents, Says Tina Knowles

Beyoncé & Jay-Z Will Be Great Parents, Says Tina Knowles

Originally posted 11/24/2010 03:30PM

She may have shot down pregnancy rumors last month but that doesn't mean Beyoncé's mother, Tina Knowles, isn't ready for her superstar daughter to join her sister Solange and give her a grandchild.

"Of course I am [ready for her to have a baby]," she told PEOPLE at the launch event for the Lorraine Schwartz "2BHAPPY" Jewelry Collection at LAVO in New York this week. "What grandmother isn't? I can't wait."

And, Knowles adds, her daughter and husband Jay-Z have what it takes to be "great parents."

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Beyoncé's Mom: My Daughter's Not Pregnant (Yet)

UpdatePosted 10/21/2010 09:10AM

Beyoncé Knowles Mom Denies Pregnancy Rumor

Originally posted 10/21/2010 08:00AM

Tina Knowles wants to set the record straight: Daughter Beyoncé and her husband Jay-Z are not expecting a baby – at least, not yet.

"I'm here to clear the rumors up. The truth is that it's not Beyoncé that's pregnant. It's me," Knowles says with a smile in an interview airing Thursday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Really? "I'm kidding y'all. I'm 56. No, no, it's not true [about Beyoncé]. Not right now."

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