Beyoncé’s Dad Mathew Knowles Hints That Divorce Rumors Are Publicity Stunt to Push Tour Ticket Sales

Beyoncé’s Dad Mathew Knowles Hints That Divorce Rumors Are Publicity Stunt to Push Tour Ticket Sales

Beyonce, left, and Jay-Z perform "Drunk in Love" at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Beyonce, left, and Jay-Z perform “Drunk in Love” at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

(New York Daily News) – Mathew Knowles is claiming Beyoncé and Jay Z’s divorce rumors are all a bid at getting more bills, bills, bills.

The superstar singer’s dad and former manager opened up about his daughter and son-in-law’s supposed marital woes on the “Roula and Ryan” Houston radio show on 104.1 KRBE earlier this week.

“It’s called a Jedi mind trick,” he said. “The Jedi mind trick fools you a lot of times.”

The 63-year-old mastermind behind successful girl group Destiny’s Child, for which Beyoncé was lead singer, hinted that controversies like the couple’s rumors of divorce help “to ignite that tour.”

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