Beyonce, Father Not so Crazy in Love Right Now

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Daddy dearest? Not when it comes to managing your career. So Beyonce might say, as the diva opened up to Giant magazine recently about her issues with Matthew Knowles - and, yes, apparently there really is a publication known as Giant ... and her father really is simply named Matthew.

What other revelations can fans learn?

Beyonce, Dad

Beyonce reveals the duo often fought when she was an up-and-coming star, especially when "I'd say ‘no' to something and he'd book it anyway. Then I'd have to do it because I'd look bad (if I didn't)."

"It took a while for me and my dad to have an understanding, because he thinks everyone's supposed to work like him," she says. "When I turned 18 and started handling my business more, he went into shock."

So, how problematic is the feud? Consider this: Her new album, "B'Day," was recorded without her pop's knowledge. Come on, this is an independent woman!

"‘Don't tell my daddy. Don't tell my mama. Don't tell anybody … [including] the label,'" she admits ordering her studio team. "So two weeks later, I called my dad and said, ‘My record's done.' He was, like, ‘WHAT!?'"

Fortunately, Beyonce's relationship with Jay-Z is drama-free. One MIGHT say they're crazy in live.

"It's very easy. He's so quick. And we respect each other. If I have any suggestions he respects it. If he has any suggestions, I respect it. It's just, I don't know, easy. And fun."

Quick? His wit? His rapping skills? His performance in the sack? That's left to us to decide ...


Beyonce Biography

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