Solange Knowles: Blue Ivy & Julez Are Very Close

Day 6 of NYC Fashion Week

It looks like singing superstar Beyoncé and her sister Solange‘s kids are becoming just as close as they are.

“[Blue] and Julez are going to grow up more like sister and brother than cousins,” Solange, 26, reveals to  New York Magazine about her son Daniel Julez, 8, and her 9-month-old niece Blue Ivy‘s relationship.

“Blue comes over, I babysit,” she continues. “[Beyoncé ] takes Julez sometimes for the weekend.”

In fact, the singing siblings support each other in many ways – and they’ve been especially close since the Solange got pregnant with Julez when she was 17.

Motherhood “was always chill and easy,” Solange says. “[But] marriage is a whole ‘nother ball game.”

In the time leading up to her divorce, Solange reveals that she turned to her older sibling for counsel.

“Every time there was drama and I was all the way in Idaho, it was nice to be able to call [Beyoncé].”

Now that the sisters live closer – Solange recently moved to New York with Julez and her music video director boyfriend Alan Ferguson – they can see each other whenever they want.

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Photo credit: Bauer Griffin

  • Fatima

    I hopfully before the end of the year we will see some brand new pics of Blue Ivy (uncovered) soon.

  • NYC Mommy

    Her comments crack me up… how can a 9 month old and an 8 year old be VERY close? Do they text ?? hang out at the mall? go to movies together? or just babble together??? LOL

    • anon

      Especially when the 8 year old is a boy — not too many of them are terribly interested in infants!

    • Anonymous

      Maybe she just means they spend a lot of time together and that Julez helps out with the baby.

      It happens, you know. No need to be so cynical.

  • P!nk

    NYC Mommy, you took the words right out of my mouth. Some people are so dramatic. How can they be “close”?

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