‘Let me tell you, there was no messing with Big Mac.
He gave me the third degree about who I was and what my intentions were,’ says Lyndall.
' because I know I'm gonna land in that water and swim back on the boat, and I'm going to jump again and land in the water and swim back to the boat.
Some people fell off the train and others jumped.’Although her marriage to fellow music star Jay Z has made her part of the most influential couples in the world, Beyoncé still describes herself as ‘just a simple girl from Houston’.
However, according to Lyndall, now a chef who runs his own catering business, the truth is rather more complex.
There was a Beyoncé train on the fast track to fame and you were either on it or off it.
Some people fell off the train and others jumped.’ Mathew ‘Big Mac’ Knowles was the mastermind of ‘Project Beyoncé’, as it was known in the family.