Texas Woman Claims Mathew Knowles Secretly Fathered Her Child

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The Knowles family may be expanding, again. According to new court documents, a woman is claiming that Beyoncé’s father, Mathew Knowles, has fathered her child.

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On May, a 30-year-old Houston-area woman named Taqoya Branscomb filed a petition claiming 63-year-old Mathew is the father of her female child born in 2010 in Harris County, Texas. Buzz Feed reports:

Branscomb is attempting to make Knowles take a DNA test, and is also requesting child support and money for her attorney’s fees.

This is the second time Knowles has been hit with a paternity suit. In 2010, Knowles acknowledged that he was father of actress Alexsandra Wright’s son. News of the affair with Wright led to his divorce from former wife Tina after nearly 30 years of marriage.

In February 2013, Knowles was ordered to pay Wright $12,000 a month, but that figure was reduced to $2,485 a month by a judge after Knowles claimed his income had dwindled in recent years.

According to TMZ, Branscomb is a former lingerie model.

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She is now a realtor. Mathew’s camp has yet to respond. [Buzz Feed, TMZ]

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