Video: Is Beyonce Really A South African?


The name Beyonce does ring a bell in the ears of every hearer – the beautiful American pop singer whose lifestyle has inspired lots of African female singers today. But the following  story given by A KZN woman might shock you!

A woman in Durban who claimed to be Beyoncé’s biological mother called on the pop star to return back home to KZN. She said her real name is Busisiwe.

Speaking in a video coverage, the Durban woman said she gave birth to Busisiwe after which she gave her up for adoption to an American couple in 1984 in a Durban hotel where she worked.

Giving reasons for giving her daughter out, the woman said she was doing so for her (Busisiwe) safety as the country was at that time still under apartheid regime and political unrest.

Her “biological” mother is now urging Busisiwe to return home so that she can meet her siblings and know her home.

“I don’t want her money, all I want is for her to come home and know her real family”she said. “The ancestors are not happy with the name Beyonce is bearing, they want her to know her real name”

The woman therefore call on Beyonce to return home with her husband to seal her marriage in a traditional Zulu way.

“We love you Beyonce, we support everything you do, I don’t want you to contribute a cent on your marriage ceremony, I will pay everything” she added.

However, against the report from the Durban woman, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles is known to be born and raised in Houston, Texas and that she was given the name Beyoncé as a tribute to her mother’s maiden name.

Through her mother, Beyoncé is a descendant of Acadian leader Joseph Broussard. She was raised in a Methodist household.

According to Wikipedia, Beyoncé has siblings which include younger sister Solange (a singer and a former member of Destiny’s Child), Mathew (African-American) and Tina from Louisiana Creole descent (with African, Native American, French, Cajun, and distant Irish and Spanish ancestry).

Now Watch this amusing video below and see if you think the story is believable. Could Beyoncé really be from South Africa?

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