Los Angeles, Aug 1: Singer Beyonce Knowles is expanding her empire, which includes fashion and film work on top of her music, by reportedly setting up a TV network. According to The Sun newspaper, Beyonce is said to be expanding her management company Parkwood and will launch the network within the next ten years, reports dailystar.co.uk.
The network will feature more serious programming, such as documentaries about African and American history. “She intends to create her own TV network just like Oprah,” a source said.
“Her entertainment company Parkwood is doing very well and her desire is to create a network so she can have the freedom to bring the ideas of her closest creative friends to life. The plan is to develop it within the next decade,” the source added.
Beyonce with husband Jay Z was recently voted as one half of the ultimate celebrity power couple. Her latest album Lemonade received critical acclaim and was streamed over 100 million times in a week. (ALSO READ: Beyonce drops her new music video ‘Sorry’ featuring Serena Williams twerking cameo)
She will also reportedly perform at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. The star is nominated in 11 awards this year. She plans to compete for prestigious awards of the event including Video of the Year and Best Female Video.