Beyonce’s little sister might have beaten her to motherhood, but she insists she won’t be dolling out parenting advice.
Solange Knowles, 25, became a mum at just 18 to Daniel Julez Smith Jr, now 7. She told Rollercoaster Magazine, “I think it’s the most annoying thing when you’re a new mum and you’re getting so much advice from other mothers! You just have to feel it out for yourself.”
Talking about being an aunt, she added, “It’s very different to being a mother, but there’s still that sort of magnetic bond and love that you can’t even put words on to describe.”
Clearly smitten by baby Blue Ivy, Solange said ‘It’s really special to have a niece because I have a son, so I get to have a little girl, too.’
The model, DJ and singer is no stranger to fame, but is uncomfortable with the level of attention surrounding her sister Beyonce, 30, her husband Jay-z, 42 and their new baby daughter. Solange prefers to keep herself out of the limelight. “I really enjoy my privacy and being able to walk my son to school every morning and pick him up every afternoon.”
We hope that doesn’t change now she’s become Aunt to one of the most paparrazi-sought babies in the world!