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Blue Ivy Bids $19000 At Art Auction

Blue Ivy Bids $19000 At Art Auction

Bey and Jay took their daughter to the Wearable Art Gala on Saturday night in El Lay, which was being organized by grandma Tina Knowles Lawson and her husband, Richard. Beyoncé, along with Jay-Z's mother Gloria Carter, were recognized for their humanitarian work.

One item that took her fancy was a painting of actor Sidney Poitier, and she quickly found herself locked in a battle with actor Tyler Perry to see who would win the coveted prize. And what made this moment even more priceless is that the artwork was reportedly worth a whopping $19,000. Perry ended up paying $20,000 for the painting. Listen, you know Miss Tina [Knowles Lawson, Beyoncé's mother and co-host of the event] told me all this.

As you may have heard by now, the other bidder was none other than JAY-Z and Beyoncé's daughter, 6 year-old Blue Ivy. Beyoncé also received the highest honor an American can achieve: an "I love you" from Michelle Obama.

Star Jones, who led the auction, said Blue's enthusiasm showed that her parents have been teaching her the importance of collecting art. During her emotional speech, the diva said, "I never thought people should receive awards like this because in my opinion, the giving is the reward and that's enough".

Featuring metallic cutouts and a gold train, the gown was created keeping in mind the theme for the event - Waco to Wakanda, based on where the fictional world in Black Panther is set.

"I never thought people should receive awards like this because in my opinion, the giving is the reward and that's enough", said the Grammy victor according to Vanity Fair.


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