In a recent interview with Katie Couric on ABC’s 20/20, Beyonce discussed her pregnancy, including rumors that she was wearing a fake baby bump, opening her own production company, and her new concert DVD “Live at Roseland: Elements of 4.”
The DVD includes footage from the four sold out performances at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom, as well as other intimate footage and clips from earlier moments in her career including her childhood. Beyonce also shared that she was editing parts of it herself using Final Cut Pro at her newly opened production company, The Parkwood Group, which she toured with Couric during the show.
During the interview, Beyonce also spoke on announcing her pregnancy at the MTV Video Music Awards, saying it was only fitting to make the announcement on stage and in front of millions watching at home, as it was hard to keep such big news to herself. In regards to the positive reaction she received after wordlessly announcing the pregnancy on stage by rubbing her stomach, she said it was a “beautiful feeling,” admitting that she cried tears of joy after she went off stage to hug her mother and husband, Jay-Z. She also added “you can’t even imagine” how excited her husband is and that for them “the time can’t come fast enough.”
Beyonce also used the interview as a platform to make light of and deny rumors of her alleged bizarre pregnancy cravings, which included ice cream covered in hot chili sauce. She also denied rumors that she was wearing a fake baby bump, saying that these “ridiculous and over the top” rumors were so far off that they didn’t even bother her. She remained mum on the gender of the baby, even when Couric brought up how one of her best friends, Kelly Rowland, referred to the baby as a she. Beyonce made it known that she had no preference on whether the baby was a boy or girl, telling Couric, “I just want a healthy baby.”
Watch the full interview below: