​Beyoncé's Pregnancy Announcement Is The Most Liked Post On Instagram Ever

Beyoncé announced yesterday that her and hubby Jay-Z are expecting twins. If the social media reaction is anything to go by, people seem to think it is the second coming of Christ.

I mean, I'm happy for them both, but really it has very little impact on my life. Unless of course, it is really is the second coming, in which case I probably have some repenting to do.

The 35-year-old singer announced her pregnancy by posting this over the top picture on Instagram, with the caption: "We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. - The Carters"

As well as the outpouring of love for Queen Bey there was also a lot of piss-taking, which you can check out here.

With a star as big as Beyoncé, naturally you would have expected a fair few 'likes' on her Instagram announcement, but, she's done even better than that. A mere 15 hours after it was posted, the picture has already become most 'liked' in Instagram history.

The photo smashed the record previously held by Selena Gomez and a bottle of Coke, by over a million, and the number is still growing.

At the time of writing, Beyoncé has had 7,476,905 likes. The post has also had 371k comments, mostly of bee emojis by the looks of things.

I think this is the social media equivalent of winning the world cup or scooping all of the Oscars. All just for having sex - inspirational!


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I mean, almost seven and a half million people, that's unbelievable. That's more than the entire populations of Denmark, Norway or Bulgaria. And double the population of Uruguay.

It's more than the populations of New Zealand and Botswana put together. Just let that sink in.

Oh and congratulations Bey and Jay.

And congratulations to the Internet for it's hilarious response the the announcement...

Beyoncé's Huge Reaction

The news that she was pregnant with not one, but two little Carters, sent social media into a frenzy.

As well as those wishing to congratulate the happy family, the meme makers also had a great time:


Copying the shot was a popular one:


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It seems like the year for celebrity multiple-births; Helen Lasichanh, the wife of Pharrell Williams, has recently given birth to triplets. So, that got a mention, too, obviously:

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There was also an appearance from SaltBaeJay:

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This meme was around a lot, too, which seems unfair, because Kelly Rowland wasn't that bad.


Oh and this fella, who saw an opportunity and took it:

Credit: Twitter/@milliondollarmeat

Thanks, internet.


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Claire Reid

Claire Reid is a journalist at LADbible. Claire graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in journalism. She’s previously worked at Trinity Mirror. Since joining LADbible, Claire has worked on pieces for the UOKM8? mental health campaign, the Yemen crisis, life in the Calais Jungle as well as a profile of a man who is turning himself into a cyborg.

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