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Beyonce Baby Drama

Health Dept. INVESTIGATING

Hospital Complaints [UPDATE]

1/11/2012 3:09 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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The NY State Health Department is investigating complaints from new parents who claim they were mistreated by the staff at Lenox Hill Hospital while Beyonce was giving birth in the VIP room.

TMZ broke the story ... several parents are considering filing a lawsuit against LHH -- claiming they were neglected by staff and prevented from visiting their newborns ... due to the drama surrounding the superstar.

Now, a rep for the Health Dept. tells the NY Daily News, "Whenever we receive a complaint, we look into it. It’s not necessarily an investigation. It could be a review. Most likely in this case, it would be an investigation.”

It's unclear how many parents complained -- but as we previously reported, a whole bunch of people were griping about the situation during a breastfeeding class a few days ago.

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5:49 PM PST -- The NY Health Dept. has announced it has reviewed and DISMISSED the complaints filed against the hospital.

However, a spokesperson for Lenox says the hospital will conduct its own internal investigation into allegations about the mistreatment of maternity patients.

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91.

gotz    

Shame on you Lennox Hill. As a physician I am calling you out. You have ignored EVERYTHING the Hippocratic Oath stands for. Just as the law is blind, so too should be medical care. We care for the sick, the poor, the rich, all equally and in an unbiased fashion.

962 days ago
92.

april    

hoping the baby look like Beyonce

962 days ago
93.

josh    

They shouldn't have this kind of favoritism attitude even in celebrities, be fair enough to all.

962 days ago
94.

tiff    

Is true her baby died? That's what going around facebook

962 days ago
95.

Moonbeam    

I read somewhere years ago that Demi Moore had other hotel guests banned for a certain period of time from the hotel pool so she could use it alone because she didn't want other guests to stare at her. Why not, when she then goes on television and shows of her body in a bikini on a talk show in order to promote Striptease? Not sure the report was accurate, and maybe she just had the hotel open the pool for her after hours when guests are not normally allowed there after all, but my understanding was that she had them banned while she swam. That's not as serious as barring parents from seeing their newborns in a hospital nursery, but still annoying.

962 days ago
96.

Chattybox    

All I have to say is Jesus was born centuries ago! Halleluer! (In Madea's voice)

962 days ago
97.

Steelers suck    

Of course it was dismissed!! It was Beyuckkky! Wonder how much money changed hands for this part of the "issue"? Yeah, they make that much money and they should be able to pay for it but you know what...... Money doesn't buy class!!!

962 days ago
98.

STFUP    

I hope these parents win their case, and I hope it BREAKS Beyonce & Jay Z.
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NOBODY has the right to keep a parent from their own newborn child. NOBODY! Money does NOT change that!

962 days ago
99.

Andrew    

Living in NY i can tell you that the NY Health Department is CORRUPT. Would not be shocked if the hospital paid them off with some of that $1.3 million they recieved from Beyonce and Jay-Z.

962 days ago
100.

candace    

Ok the celebs need to grow up and quit throwing their money around. It's no wonder a lot of them get in trouble over taxes or looses it all over stupid things.Guess what celebs u all put ur pants on one leg at a time and have babies the same way that the rest of us do. It's sad when a new parent isn't allowed to see their baby cause some celeb bought out the wing and the hospital doesn't care about anyone else. Another reason why I'm glad I live in a city where celebs don't stay!

962 days ago
101.

yeah right    

::Kanye West:: - "Taylor....Ima let you finish...BUT BEYONCE HAD ONE OF THE BEST FAKE PREGNANCIES OF ALL TIME!"

962 days ago
102.

Sherms    

Please tell me you are a day or two late with posting this story, because I cannot get over that it took them LESS THAN 3 HOURS TO INVESTIGATE (or decide to not go further)???

962 days ago
103.

Rob    

Everyone gets on Bey and leaves Jay out of it but HE is just as irrational as his wife for example:
• Jay Z's reaction at the VMA’s was so stereotypical of a hood rat, where was he on the red carpet holding her stomach?? Where was he in the silly picture of Bey holding “Pillows” in the hospital---A real poor example of black marriage what is he promoting? -----Treating your pregnant wife like crap?? Because Mariah's & Alicia husband’s were ALL OVER them!!! Where is the hospital pictures of Jay with Bey holding thier daughter? Has ANYONE, and I mean ANYONE out there seen a picture of Jay rubbing/touching Bey belly? Just look for yourself hit the internet there’s NOT ONE PICTURE OF JAY HOLDING B’s belly with or without clothes. He didn’t once defend his wife throughout this whole fake pregnancy, when you take a closer look at Jay’s ACTIONS one will discover a very meticulous money monster!! The pregnancy stunt it’s self is a self-promotion to the hilt and an insult to human life.
• His instantly release of a song, how about getting to know the baby first. He mentions a miscarriage and conceiving in Paris------But you let your wife make videos, go out in public too much, travel too much- (chasing the Throne concert dates), partying until 2 3 in morning, tight clothes & high heels at fashion shows. But technically, if she conceived in April, she should have been around 3-4 months pregnant in August and Jay z still let her do the Countdown video in September throwing herself on the floor and rolling around? Oh, remember Beyonce’s youtube video stating she was 6 months on Sept 23rd , yeah but Jayz had no problem with that???
• Remember he got married AFTER the LiveNation deal went through in early April 2008 he was given 150 million up front money for concert sales this long-term advance from Live Nation that he has to pay back has a ten year contract. Jay is a stone-cold businessman hence this fake pregnancy fiasco, trying to sell “Occupy” tee shirts, arguing with Kanye over production cost of the Throne Concert, seeking new talent for the Nets during your wife last trimester (fake or real), adding featuring rights to a song so he can make money off of a crying baby, etc….. It’s as if he is still on the corner selling nickel bags in the projects a sneaker hustler. Really, why is he trying so HARD? But with all these irrational decisions his time is running out especially if he cannot pay LiveNation back their money!!!
• His behavior is one of a person who will do anything for his MONEY and doesn't give two sh*ts who he stomps on, lies to, steals from, or manipulate it is clear he is nothing more than some pimp’s fancy prostitute. A baby should be loved and WANTED for more than just endorsements. This is one of the all-time most sickening and height of egomania, poor child!! But with all these irrational decisions his time is running out especially if he cannot pay LiveNation back their money!!!

962 days ago
104.

lisa    

And this is a surprise to whom!!!!!she thinks shes the queen as it is , nothing personal i think she is a great artist but a poor personality...have a home birth next time

961 days ago
105.

The Neko Nation    

Beyonce and Jay Z would be screaming racism if they weren't allowed to see their newborn because of some other self entitled A-holes like themselves.

961 days ago
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