Some Non-Blue Ivy News For The Stans: Mommy Banger Bey And Two-Time Granny Tina Get An Early Start On The Obama Campaign Trail

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Tina And Beyonce Knowles Among Celebrities Joining "Runway For Win" Initiative Benefiting 2012 Obama Campaign

Bey got all types of work done during her pregnancy, didn’t she?

In the months leading up to the birth of her daughter, Blue Ivy Carter, Beyonce was busy shooting videos and promotions for her album 4, but she also made the time to design gear for President Obama’s re-election Campaign. Bey and her mother Tina Knowles participated in “Runway to Win,” in which a number of celebrities and fashion icons are tapped to design T-shirts and other items for President Obama’s re-election campaign.

According to New York magazine, the effort was spearheaded by Vogue editor Anna Wintour, who wrangled a number of her friends and fashion world peers to design shirts, tote bags, scarves and bracelets for the Obama campaign.

In addition to Beyoncé, Diddy and hip-hip impresario Russell Simmons, others who’ve thrown in include First Lady Michelle Obama fave designer Jason Wu, as well as Rachel Roy, Narciso Rodriguez, Marc Jacobs, Diane Von Furstenberg, rag & bone, Altuzarra, Alexander Wang, Tory Burch and Tracy Reese.

Beyoncé’s effort, designed in conjunction with her mother, Tina Knowles, is a $45 white T-shirt with the phrases “yes we can,” “words do inspire” and “transform a nation together,” randomly scattered across the front in different fonts. (Simmons and Diddy’s shirts have not yet been revealed.”

The current fundraiser is a sequel of sorts to a similar campaign in 2008 called “Runway to Change,” and the proceeds will go to the Obama Victory Fund. Pre-orders are being taken now and all the items are slated to go on sale online on February 7.

Here’s a look at the Knowles design. Would you cop this for $45 and a good cause?

Tina And Beyonce Knowles Among Celebrities Joining "Runway For Win" Initiative Benefiting 2012 Obama Campaign

Do you think any of the current Republican candidates’ campaigns will be able to match the Obama campaign’s star power?

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