Beyoncé and Her Dad Mathew Knowles Pose for a Photo Together After All That They’ve Been Through

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Just say “cheese”.

Beyond Beyoncé‘s history as a child star under the tight management of her father Mathew Knowles, plus more recent rumors alluding to his infidelity during his marriage to Tina Lawson, he’s still allowed in the family portrait — literally, and here’s the proof.

Houston Concert proud dad!!!!

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“Houston Concert proud dad,” wrote Beyoncé’s mom in the caption of a photo from backstage at her Formation show.

Controversy surrounding “Daddy Lessons” from the singer’s latest album, Lemonade, speculates that her father’s less-than-spectacular relationship with her mother inspired lyrics to the song. Knowles and Lawson finalized their divorce in 2011 following Beyoncé’s emancipation from his management and the surfacing of reports that claimed that he had fathered a “love child” with his mistress during his marriage.

Launch the gallery at the top of the page to view photos of Beyoncé at the Met Gala.