The singer donned a veil and a white dress with a low V-neck and thick straps [I hear it was flown in from Paris]. Her hair was in a half ponytail with ringlet curls, decorated with a white flower.
Mathew Knowles, spoke about his daughter's nuptials in business meetings Friday.
"Beyoncé's dad said he's sorry he couldn't have invited [more people] to the wedding, but they're keeping it small," a source close to the family tells Usmagazine.com.The previously subdued festivities finally got raging at 2:30 a.m. ET when the Jackson 5 tune "I Want You Back" started blaring from the penthouse, followed by a steady stream of hip-hop music. "Everyone had so much fun. It ended up being a wild party. DJ Cassidy was spinning and people partied until 4:30 a.m." a source tells Us Magazine.
"It's [happening] tonight," says a source. "A lot of their friends are booking hotel rooms."
Early Friday morning, workers erected a white tent atop the building, where Jay-Z owns a penthouse apartment. Not long after, an SUV carrying what seemed to be AV equipment arrived, followed by deliveries of flowers and party rentals.
More evidence of an impending wedding? Likely guests have been gathering in New York. Producer Rodney Jerkins, who is working on Beyoncé's new album and is a friend of Jay-Z's, zipped into town a couple of days ago. Beyoncé's former Destiny's Child bandmates, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, are also here, coyly divulging in a YouTube video that they are camped out at a Manhattan hotel, giggling about "sisters" getting together.
And of course, there's Jay-Z, who reportedly hopped a flight from Boston, where he performed last night, to New York this morning.
Friends of the couple say they are very eager for the nuptials to happen. "It's about time," says producer Dallas Austin. "I think it's great that they're getting married."
Busy workers are building an indoor tent with an all-white theme and the Roman numeral IV. We're told the event will be for about 30 people. The "magic hour" -- when all the workers need to be out -- is 3 p.m.Why the 4?