Beyonce's mother Tina Knowles shares throwback clip of superstar dancing with her father 1

Beyonce’s mother Tina Knowles shares throwback clip of superstar dancing with her father

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Beyonce and her father have had a much-talked about rocky relationship since she dismissed him as her manager in 2011, but have been back on good terms since 2018 when he attended the final show of her On the Run II Tour with husband Jay-Z.

And on Monday, Beyonce’s mother Tina Lawson, 67, shared a throwback behind-the-scenes clip of the music superstar dancing with her father Mathew Knowles, 69, to the Luther Vandross classic Dance With My Father Again in 2003.

The fashion designer captioned the post: ‘Beyonce and her dad practicing for Luther Vandross’s Video “Dance With My Father Again” Iit was a beautiful song.’ 

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The latest: On Monday, Beyonce's mother Tina Lawson, 67, shared a throwback behind-the-scenes clip of the music superstar dancing with her father Mathew Knowles to the Luther Vandross classic Dance With My Father Again in 2003. (Pictured in LA in October)

The latest: On Monday, Beyonce’s mother Tina Lawson, 67, shared a throwback behind-the-scenes clip of the music superstar dancing with her father Mathew Knowles to the Luther Vandross classic Dance With My Father Again in 2003. (Pictured in LA in October)

The video outtakes were from a 2003 tribute video to Vandross, which also featured Stevie Wonder, Monica, Ruben Studdard, Johnny Gill, Nona Gaye, Garcelle Beauvais, and Holly Robinson Peete, among others.

The video was organized by director Diane Martel, MTV reported in July of 2003.

Peete wrote in response to Tina’s Instagram post, ‘Oh my God I was in that video. To this day I still can’t watch it without crying at the images of my father … so sad – Luther was so ill during this time.’

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Late R&B icon Luther Vandross suffered a stroke in April of 2003 and fell into a coma for two months; he tragically died at 54 from a heart attack in July of 2005.  

Beautiful: The  fashion designer captioned the post, 'Beyonce and her dad practicing for Luther Vandross's Video "Dance With My Father Again". It was a beautiful song.'

Beautiful: The  fashion designer captioned the post, ‘Beyonce and her dad practicing for Luther Vandross’s Video “Dance With My Father Again”. It was a beautiful song.’

Tribute video: The outtakes were from a 2003 tribute video to Luther Vandross, which also featured Stevie Wonder, Monica, Ruben Studdard, Johnny Gill, and others

Tribute video: The outtakes were from a 2003 tribute video to Luther Vandross, which also featured Stevie Wonder, Monica, Ruben Studdard, Johnny Gill, and others

Rocky relationship: Beyonce and her father have had a much-talked about rocky relationship since she dismissed him as her manager in 2011 (Pictured in 2007)

Rocky relationship: Beyonce and her father have had a much-talked about rocky relationship since she dismissed him as her manager in 2011 (Pictured in 2007)

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Beyonce, who had collaborated with on the 2003 song The Closer I Get to You, issued a statement at the time about her appearance in the video. 

‘I’m a part of this project because I got the wonderful opportunity to work with Luther,’ she said. ‘When I was in the studio with him, I fell in love. He is such a special person, I just wanted to be here for him.’

Vandross, prior to falling ill, said in a statement to J Records that the 2003 song was based on his experiences with his family.

‘Recording that song was very emotional for me and it is based on my own experience,’ the late singer said.

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‘It’s my mother and my father dancing to some Baby Washington songs with me right there … and the memory of that moment has hovered around me throughout my life ever since.’ 

Twirling: Beyonce's father Mathew Knowles gave her a twirl in an outtake of the clip

Twirling: Beyonce’s father Mathew Knowles gave her a twirl in an outtake of the clip

Memories: Beyonce collaborated with Vandross on the 2003 song The Closer I Get to You

Memories: Beyonce collaborated with Vandross on the 2003 song The Closer I Get to You 

Mathew married Tina Knowles in 1980 and the couple separated in 2009 after she filed for divorce stating ‘discord or conflict of personalities’ which prevented ‘reasonable expectation of reconciliation. 

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Two years later, Beyonce dismissed her father as her manager, but the pair have been back on good terms since 2018 when he attended the final show of her On the Run II Tour with husband Jay-Z. 

In 2011 it was revealed that Mathew and Tina Knowles’ divorce was finalized after it emerged Mathew fathered a love child with former Scrubs actress Alexsandra White.

Emotional: The father and daughter held hands in this clip from the emotional video

Emotional: The father and daughter held hands in this clip from the emotional video 

White gave birth to their son Nixon on Feb. 4, 2010 following an 18-month affair with Mathew; he initially denied he was the father, but a DNA test later proved otherwise.

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Mathew later went on to marry former model Gena Charmaine Avery just two years after his divorce was finalized; Beyonce and Solange reportedly did not attend the wedding.

Tina began dating Poltergeist actor Richard Lawson, 74, in 2013 and the couple were married on April 12, 2015. 

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