Mathew Knowles, the father of pop singer Beyonce has revealed he has breast cancer.
The 67-year-old made this known during an interview with Michael Strahan, which is set to air on Good Morning America on Wednesday October 2nd. He revealed his diagnosis on the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness month, which runs through October.
In a teaser for the interview, Strahan asked Beyoncé and Solange’s father about how he broke the news to his daughters. ‘How was it to tell your family about the diagnosis?’ Strahan asked.
TOMORROW ON @GMA: @MathewKnowles, the father of @Beyonce and @solangeknowles, sits down one-on-one with @michaelstrahan and reveals his fight with breast cancer. See the EXCLUSIVE interview only on GMA tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/Gmojh40ARb
— Good Morning America (@GMA) October 1, 2019
According to research, Breast cancer in men is rare and it’s often deadlier. More than 99 percent of all breast cancer cases diagnosed are in women.
Mathew is a record executive and talent manager. He is best known for managing Destiny’s Child during their career.