Although Matthew Knowles fathered two children with other women while married to Tina Knowles-Lawson, it actually took a few years for the divorce to be finalized. TMZ reported that Tina was originally filed in November 2009, but both Tina and Matthew did not appear in court, so the divorce was dropped and Tina had to file again. In the legal documents, Tina claimed that her marriage was “unbearable because of disagreements or conflicts between personalities.” Their divorce finally became official in December 2011. Unfortunately for Matthew, the divorce wasn’t his only major break in 2011.
In March 2011, Beyoncé and Matthew ended their professional relationship after leading all of their careers. At the time, the singer told Us weekly“I only broke up with my dad on business.” She went on to explain, ‘He is my dad for life and I love my dad very much. I am grateful for everything he taught me. I grew up with him and my mom who run and own their own business. working entrepreneurs and I will continue to follow in their footsteps. “
Still, given the scandalous divorce, the timing was interesting and Live Nation claims that Matthew stole money from her winnings on the 2011 world tour (Matthew vehemently denied these claims TMZSince Matthew and Tina broke up, there has been speculation that Matthew was on the street with Beyoncé, but he continues to deny a breakup.