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Did Kelly steal a show from Beyonce’s father?



After Beyonce cut ties with her father in 2011, he tried to float a talent show connected to his daughter’s success but was turned down by BET Networks, only for them to turn around to produce a similar show with Kelly on it.

BET Network announced they were doing a new talent competition reality show with Kelly Rowland — called Chasing Destiny — where the singer would search the US for the next big girl group, kind of like Destiny’s Child!

The only problem?! Beyonce’s estranged father Mathew Knowles claims he had that idea first!

According to DailyMail, the 63-year-old produced a program called Breaking From Above in 2011 that had the same exact premise as the one Miz Rowland is hosting!

An insider exclaimed: “Mathew Knowles hit the roof when he heard about the concept for the show, which he thinks is a direct rip-off of an unsuccessful attempt at a similar concept he tried to craft after his superstar daughter gave him the pink slip in 2011.”

Breaking From Above — which featured five singers from the U.K. — initially premiered overseas but flopped due to poor ratings. The program was then brought to Teen Nick in 2012, but viewership wasn’t any better.

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The source claims a bigger network wouldn’t pick up the show because they didn’t want to piss off Queen Bee!

“Mathew’s show aired on Teen Nick because BET, VH1 and MTV passed on carrying the series after his daughter Beyoncé had terminated her working relationship with him and they wanted to stay in her good graces… The idea that BET would turn around a few years later and launch an almost similar project with Kelly, he sees it as the ultimate betrayal.”

In case you didn’t know, the Crazy In Love singer reportedly cut ties with her father in 2011 after he stole money from her account. Things only got worse when the former Xerox Corporation employee cheated on mom Tina Knowles with mistress Alexsandra Wright.”

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