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Year-Old Blue Ivy Carter Bid $19000 on a Piece of Art

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Michele Schwartz | 19 March, 2018, 00:48

The Carters attended the gala to support the event organized by Tina Knowles and her husband Richard Lawson.

The six-year-old daughter of living legends Beyonce and Jay-Z just made a huuuuuge offer at the Wearable Art Gala Saturday night.

Video footage showed the youngster raise her paddle to put in a $17,000 bid for a painting of a young Sidney Poitier - and when she was outbid, she raised her own bid for $19,000, prompting her father to jokingly try and take away her paddle to prevent any higher bids.

Everyone's favourite six-year-old has stolen the show when she made a decision to bid $19k (£14k) on some art, as her parents tried to pry away the bidding paddle from her grip.

At one point during the gala, in the middle of an art auction, Blue Ivy chose to drop a whopping $19,000 on a piece of art called Cries In Poorness, throwing down the bid by raising her card.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's eldest child ruled the room at an art auction in Los Angeles over the weekend, bidding tens of thousands of dollars for multiple artworks. 'Yes! Baby girl. Let me tell you what is happening.

"I think the real reason I feel weird getting this award from my mother", she said, audibly sniffing back tears, "is because I feel I should be giving her an award tonight". She placed the winning bid for $10,000. She even wore matching outfits with Blue Ivy and they looked completely adorable.

The theme of the evening was "Waco to Waconda" inspired by the box-office record-breaking film Black Panther. Beyonce and JAY-Z, along with his mother, Gloria Carter, were recognized for their humanitarian work.

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