Scoop: World goes wild about Beyonce’s impending twins

Beyoncé and Jay Z are expecting twins, and not surprisingly, setting the internet on fire.

“We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over,” the pop diva posted on Instagram. “We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. – The Carters.”

In the colorful picture, she’s surrounded by flowers, wearing fancy undies, and holding her bare pregnant belly.

The superstars, who got married in 2008, are already parents to Blue Ivy, 5.

Soon after the announcement Beyoncé’s mom Tina Lawson, tweeted, “WOW I don’t have to keep the secret anymore. I am soooo happy … God is so good … twin blessings.”

The news overflowed, intermingling on social media with the president’s new political appointments. A Twitter used named Bruno Major shared, “There are more black people inside Beyoncé right now than in Donald Trump’s entire cabinet,” referring to Trump’s scary selection of Ben Carson to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

In the simply weird tweets category, came this message from Denny’s, the restaurant chain: “Wow, bey has TWO buns in the oven! That’s just an expression by the way. Please don’t eat those buns. They are babies.”

And if other multiple baby news, Pharrell Williams and his wife Helen Lasichanh, parents to 8-year-old son Rocket Ayer, recently welcomed triplets; their names and genders were not divulged.

KELLY IN, HALL OUT

Page Six reports that Tamron Hall’s decision to leave NBC News after her show was axed to create a slot for Megyn Kelly has sent shock waves through the TV world.

“Tamron was offered a multi-year, multi-million dollar deal to stay at the ‘Today’ show and she turned it down,” an insider told Page Six.

Hall clearly was not pleased when NBC canceled “Today’s Take,” the third hour of the “Today” show she co-hosted with Al Roker. After finding out about the dismissal just minutes before she went on-air last Friday, another insider told Page Six, “She was devastated to get the news. It was almost an Ann Curry moment live again on TV.”

In addition, let’s not discount gossip about NBC chairman Andy Lack’s decision to replace “Today’s” first black female anchor with Kelly.

QUICK TAKES

Dr. Ehsan Rezvan, a Gilroy-based dentist, is the main man behind an inaugural gala benefit for the Rezvan Foundation for Excellence on Feb. 4 at the Sofitel Hotel in Redwood City. Proceeds go toward a college scholarship program for exceptional California students (who are separated from their parents), established in honor of Rezvan’s father Dr. Ahmad Rezvan, who, as a teen, provided for his family in Iran after his father died, and secretly put himself through school.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Singer Shakira is 40. … Model Christie Brinkley is 63. … TV chef Ina Garten is 69. … Singer Graham Nash is 75. … Comedian Tom Smothers is 80. … Gossip columnist Liz Smith is 94.

— Staff, wire reports

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