Beyonce’s Half-Brother Lived In A Trailer Just Miles From Her $200 Million Estate


Alexsandra Wright, the mom of Beyonce’s half-brother, Nixon, says that her son asks why the Renaissance singer doesn’t love them. Wright spoke about her relationship with Beyonce’s father, Matthew Knowles, and their son throughout an interview with The Sun. She says that she and her son used to stay in a trailer simply miles from Beyonce’s $200 million property in California.

“[He asks], ‘Why doesn’t that person love me?’” Wright stated of her son. “Nixon has never had the luxury of being a normal child. Being related to someone famous smothers kids like him, and they lose their identity. I sit in the bathroom and cry sometimes because I just don’t know how to help him be his own person.”

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Beyonce With Matthew & Tina Knowles

NEW YORK – JUNE 23: (EXCLUSIVE) (L-R) Singer Beyonce Knowles (C) poses along with her father and supervisor Matthew Knowles and her mom Tina Knowles on the “Beyonce: Beyond the Red Carpet public sale offered by Beyonce and her mom Tina Knowles together with the House of Dereon to profit the VH1 Save The Music Foundation June 23, 2005 in New York City. The exhibition will showcase 18-24 costumes worn by Beyonce chronicling her movie, tv and video appearances. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

As for her relationship with Matthew, Wright recalled them assembly throughout a enterprise journey in Seattle in 2007. “He said, ‘I am going to stay in Seattle until you agree to have a drink with me,’” Wright stated. “And he stayed for two or three weeks until, finally, I said ‘fine!’” She added that she realized he was married, however didn’t really feel responsible about their two-year affair. “I was not conflicted about the situation, because his marriage was not a functioning marriage,” she insisted. “I don’t think he told his family about me. It was a complex situation, and the family structure had been fractured for a long time.”

Wright says that her son typically asks in regards to the wealth inequality between their household and Beyonce’s. “I tell him, ‘Fame does not equal happiness, so never covet what someone else has,’” Wright stated. “It’s hard to see people living as billionaires. What does that kid think when I am working 16 hours a day and trying to get accounts paid? How does it feel?” Wright added that she was no disdain for Beyonce. “I think Beyoncé is a lovely person and she has never done anything to harm me,” she additional stated. “I don’t want anything from them, I just want my son to be free and to have a happy life.”

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