While we love a relatable, puts-everything-out-there celeb parent (hi, Chrissy Teigen—we love you!), Beyoncé and Jay-Z are definitely not that. Since announcing the birth of their twins, Rumi and Sir, last year, we haven’t really seen much of them anywhere on social media. Until now.
Beyoncé recently shared a picture on her website of her holding the now 13-month-old twins in her lap while their family vacationed in Europe during their joint On The Run II tour. But in typical Beyoncé fashion, the picture doesn’t have a caption and isn’t given any more context other than the title of the photo collection “Thank You Europe.” Take a look:
This is the first time that we’ve seen these two since the pop queen announced their birth about a year ago, and they’ve grown so much!
10 questions we have about the first photo of Beyoncé and Jay-Z's twinsHowever, the photo is missing one thing: Identification. Which twin is which? The general consensus is that the serious-looking one on the left is Sir, and the happy-go-lucky one on the right is Rumi. Besides their demeanours, this assumption is probably based on the left baby’s shorter hair and cute orange shorts and the right baby’s big, beaming smile and longer curly locks.
But that’s just buying into stereotypes if you ask us. Who knows? Maybe the Carters are giving Rumi the shorter ‘do while letting Sir’s locks grow out. With the rise of parents raising gender-neutral kids, you’d think people would think twice before making these kinds of assumptions.
Unfortunately, Beyoncé probably isn’t going to clear things up anytime soon. So until then, we’re just revel in this tiny peek into their lives like everyone else and be happy that the two of them seem to be thriving. Keep up the good work, Bey!