In a recent one-on-one with The Sun, Papa Knowles expressed his distress over parting ways with his baby girl and long-time business partner, Beyonce. In hopes that his daughter is better off with husband Jay-Z, Mathew added by saying,
This was not a normal ending of a business agreement. This was a dad and a daughter and it was incredibly painful and it had some difficulties.. It was hard for me to let her go — it was hard for both of us to let each other go. And let’s be clear on that. She didn’t let me go, we both let each other go. That’s a big difference. .. I always did my best for Beyonce … fans can decide if she’s better off now with Jay-Z.
Mathew has never before revealed this much about the family rift and his discontent with the resolution made. Although he maintains that the decision to separate was mutual, Mathew is unhappy that Bey cut him out of her life.
After divulging his past mistakes as a bungling manager, mishandling his daughter’s finances, a heartbroken Mathew admitted feeling tormented having been removed from Beyonce’s life.
Normally I hate to talk about anything personal, but it would be a lie if I did not say it has been difficult… I try to always have a positive mind about things and you got to do it the right way. [ READ MORE ]
This article also adds in the title that Mathew reportedly never met Blue Ivy. But we could’ve sworn Papa Knowles was in Beyonce’s documentary holding the baby…Hmmm…