Beyonce at sister Solange’s wedding

NEW YORK: The Drunk In Love singer, her husband Jay Z and their daughter Blue Ivy all jetted into New Orleans to see Solange, 28, wed video director Alan Ferguson.

Solange - who earlier this year was in the headlines after she was seen on leaked security footage attacking Jay Z in a lift - wore a long white gown and a cape, with gold bracelets on her wrists.

The entire wedding party was dressed in white, with some of the ladies in dresses and others in trousers or skirts.

Solange told Vogue that the nuptials were a labour of love.

She and Alan, 51, exchanged vows at the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans, arriving via white-painted vintage bicycles. An onlooker told People: “Beaming. Calm. They looked pretty calm, relaxed on their wedding day.”

Later, the wedding party was seen walking through the French Quarter, with everyone clutching sparklers.–BFT

Photos online show Beyonce looking as if she was enjoying the celebrations as she laughed and smiled with her rapper husband.

This is the second marriage for Solange, who has a 10-year-old son, Daniel.

U2’s Bono needs surgery

NEW YORK: U2 frontman Bono will be getting surgery after injuring his arm in a fall from his bicycle in New York’s Central Park, the band said Sunday. The statement from band members Edge, Adam and Larry did not give details on the injury or the upcoming surgery.

However, they said they were cancelling a planned weeklong “residency” on late night’s the “Tonight Show” on US network NBC.

“It looks like we will have to do our Tonight Show residency another time - we’re one man down,” the musicians wrote.

“Bono has injured his arm in a cycling spill in Central Park and requires some surgery to repair it.

“We’re sure he’ll make a full recovery soon, so we’ll be back! Much thanks to Jimmy Fallon and everyone at the show for their understanding.”–AFP

Kim to appear on Indian reality show

NEW DELHI: US reality TV queen Kim Kardashian will make a guest appearance on the top-rated Indian version of Big Brother this weekend, the channel that broadcasts the show said Monday.

Over 150 million viewers last year watched Bigg Boss, which follows the Big Brother format, making it the most viewed of any of India’s television reality shows. “Namaste India (hello India)” the celebrity said in a statement issued by COLORS channel, adding in Hindi that, “I am coming to the Bigg Boss house.”

Kardashian, who is visiting India for the first time, will make an appearance on Saturday “to interact with the contestants” on the show hosted by Bollywood mega-star Salman Khan, the statement said. The participants in the house this year include models and actors. Last week the curvaceous 34-year-old created a stir when she bared her body in US-based Paper magazine with the caption “Break the Internet”.–AFP

One of the poses, in which she was wearing a black-sequined gown, shows her pouring champagne into a glass balanced on her bottom.

“And they say I didn’t have a talent... try balancing a champagne glass on your ass LOL,” she tweeted about the photo-shoot.

In May Kardashian tied the knot with rapper Kanye West in the Italian city of Florence. It was her third marriage and his first.