'They love each other': Kim Kardashian and Beyonc were 'hugging and laughing the whole time' at Jay-Z and Kanye West gig
16:42 GMT, 8 September 2012
Earlier this week it was reported that they barely spoke to each other at a music festival last weekend, but apparently things between Kim Kardashian and Beyonc are just fine and dandy.
In fact, the two ladies are said to 'love each other' and may even be BFF's.
According to TMZ, there was no awkwardness at the Philadelphia event where their men, Jay-Z and Kanye West, performed together.
'They love each other': Beyonc and Kim Kardashian (R) were said to be 'hugging and laughing the whole time' at a music festival last weekend despite reports suggesting that they barely spoke to each other
'They love each other,' a source told the website. 'They talk fashion, family, Beyonce's baby all the time.'
Despite previous stories suggesting that the women watched the performance from opposite sides of the stage, it has now been said that they actually stood together backstage 'laughing and hugging the whole time.'
Another rumour that was squashed was the one about Kim apparently approaching director Ron Howard and asking him to cast her in one of his films.
This was said to have annoyed Beyonce, but according to TMZ Kim didn't utter a word to the movie maker at all.
Clingy: Reports suggested that Kim was clinging onto her boyfriend Kanye West during most of the event
Rumours of a rift between the two surfaced when a source at the Made In America music festival told the New York Daily News newspaper: 'Kim and Beyonce barely spoke to each other.
'They were on opposite sides of the stage. Beyonc didn't even acknowledge [Kim] was there until the concert was almost over.
'[Kim] didn't make any efforts to go speak to Beyonce either.'
Sources claimed that Beyonce and Kim aren't close and don't really communicate when they are watching their men perform.
they added that when they both went backstage into one of the dressing
rooms, they spoke a little to each other but 'uncomfortable' Kim spent
majority of her time with Kanye and her best friend Jonathan Cheban.
That's my man! Beyonce played the role of supporting wife as she cheered Jay Z on from the crowd at his concert in Philadelphia
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The source continued: 'Eventually, the women made small talk in the dressing room, but you could tell Kim was uncomfortable.
clung onto Kanye the entire time and didn't say much. Kim was talking
to Jonathan, and Kanye was talking to Jay-Z and Beyonce.'
has been married to Jay-Z for over four years and they have a
seven-month-old daughter, Blue Ivy, together, while Kim has been with
Kanye for around five months.
While Kim is usually the one eager to be in the spotlight, the reality star was hardly pictured at the event.
Meanwhile, Beyonce was spotted in the stands as excitedly cheered on her husband during his show with Kanye.
Cute couple: Jay-Z put his arm affectionately around his wife as they posed with Director Ron Howard
Looking fierce: Beyonce looked fabulous in a pair of leather trousers tucked into some knee-high boots
Kim was not seen partying with Beyonce once.
It was speculated that the pop star
is deliberately keeping her distance after her fans criticised her for
spending time with the reality star back in June.
Beyonce's fans had earlier been outraged
at what seemed to be a budding friendship with Kim, whose fame was
sparked by her appearance in a sex tape.
two had stood together to watch their
partners in concert, even dancing together at the front of the stage,
which is exactly what they were apparently doing last weekend too.
Doting husband: The rapper was seen affectionately escorting his wife to the car as they were chauffeur driven to the event
Matching bling: Jay-Z and Kanye performed during the 2012 Made in America Music Festival at Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania