Michelle Obama, Serena Williams, Blue Ivy and More Get In ‘Formation’ for Beyonce’s Birthday Photo Tribute
In addition to fans celebrating Beyoncé’s 36th birthday, the Queen Bey’s famous friends channeled the the singer’s iconic “Formation” look in a flawless photo series that can be seen on the singer's official website.
Former first lady Michelle Obama, Serena Wiliams (who welcomed her first baby on Sept. 1), Kelly Rowland, Michelle Williams, Blue Ivy Carter and over a dozen other women wore a wide-brimmed black hats, long braids and jewelery in portraits honoring Beyonce. Even Bey's own mother, Tina Knowles Lawson, and mother-in-law, Gloria Carter, also participated in the celebration.
“Happy birthday Beyonce / From your family and friends,” reads the message on her website. There's also a charity link for fans to donate to the singer's BeyGOOD Houston Foundation, which teamed up with two Houston charities to help victims affected by Hurricane Harvey. Proceeds will go to buy baby formula, cots, medical supplies, wheelchairs and more, which are desperately needed right now.
Meanwhile, Beyonce's mother shared a sweet birthday salute to her beloved daughter on her Instagram page. She wrote in part, “36 years ago, God chose me out of all the women in the world to be your mother! How blessed could [I] be? I am proud to be your mom. Happy Birthday Baby! I love you with my whole heart.”
You can peep Beyonce's "Formation" birthday photo series at Beyonce.com.