Tina Knowles refutes THOSE rumors about Beyonce DEMANDING personal toilet seat on Renaissance tour
Tina Knowles shut down the latest diva-sized rumor about her daughter, Beyonce today.
A recent image of a a black box emblazoned with the label, ‘Beyonce toilet seats’ had fans assuming the Halo singer brought her own personal toilet seats as part of her Renaissance tour rider, in order to avoid using public restrooms.
The 69-year-old businesswoman told TMZ that the toilet seat story was, ‘so ridiculous.’
She clarified that the viral black boxes in question were basically used as chairs for fans that sat on the sides of the stage.
The boxes in question don’t actually contain toilets seats — that just happens to be the moniker for the fan stands.
Doting mom: Tina Knowles refuted a viral rumor that her daughter Beyonce brought her own personal toilet seat on tour; seen in July
Diva demands: Beyonce’s mother slammed the toilet seat rumor as ‘ridiculous’
Beyonce’s mother’s declaration directly contradicts what a source said to The Sun last week.
According to the insider, ‘[Beyonce’s] team makes great effort to ensure she has her own comforts and a personal toilet seat happens to be one.’
They added, ‘Her tour roadies have seen everything so it’s not a great deal for them, but it does raise a smile from people who happen to catch a glimpse of the branded container.’
Some fans also assumed that the rumor must be true, with X user @THISisLULE summing up the response to the toilet seat rumor with, ‘Beyoncé allegedly goes on tour with her own toilet seats and I fully understand it and if I was that rich I might do the same.’
The Cuff It singer hasn’t publicly denied the toilet seat claim, given that she’s busy performing week by week on the North American leg of her Renaissance tour.
She’s set to return to her hometown of Houston, Texas during one of the last stops on the Renaissance tour on September 23rd and 24th, before wrapping up her ninth headlining tour on October 1st in Kansas City.
Toilet seat rumor aside, fans and critics alike have praised the artistry of the Renaissance experience.
Even Oprah Winfrey was impressed, deeming the Virgo’s Groove singer’s vocals on the tour ‘otherworldly’ as she watched from the audience on one of Beyonce’s tour stops.
Legs for days: The Renaissance tour has also garnered praise from fans for the toned singer’s various, custom designed stage looks
Silver goddess: Although the Love On Top singer reportedly doesn’t request her own personal toilet seats on tour, she has been spotted flaunting plenty of skimpy, sexy looks during each tour stop
Single and ready to mingle: Beyonce’s ageless mom recently split from her second husband, Richard Lawson
While her daughter is out performing worldwide to audiences fo thousands, Tina is keeping herself busy in her new era as a single woman.
She filed for divorce from her second husband, Richard Lawson three weeks ago.
The couple were married for eight years, with the fashion designer citing Irreconcilable differences differences as the reason for the split.
In addition to filing for divorce, Tina also petitioned the court to restore her name to Celestine Knowles, according to People.
She was previously married beforehand to Mathew Knowles, the father of Beyonce and Solange, for 31 years before divorcing him in 2011.