Destiny's Child bandmates are still close

Kelly Rowland may be busy with her X Factor mentoring duties, but she’s still a loyal and caring friend to Beyoncé Knowles.

The Destiny’s Child bandmates are in regular contact – especially since Beyoncé fell pregnant.

‘We speak and text all the time,’ says Beyoncé, 30.

‘With me being pregnant, she is always checking up on me to see how I am doing.’

Kelly, 30, formed a special bond with Beyoncé when she moved into her home after they formed Destiny’s Child at the age of 8.

‘We have known each other for so long, we are like sisters,’ she says.

‘She isn’t just somebody I was in a group with, this girl is my family.’

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