Jay-Z learned how to swim for daughter Blue Ivy in a 'metaphor' for their relationship

Jay-Z and Blue Ivy Carter.
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Jay-Z revealed one of his first acts of fatherly love, from when Blue Ivy was born in 2012.

After her birth, he decided then, at 42 years old, it was time for him to learn how to swim, in what he calls a metaphor for their relationship, Elle reported.

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Taylor Watson

Taylor Watson is audience engagement editor for TheWeek.com and a former editorial assistant. She graduated from Syracuse University, with a major in magazine journalism and minors in food studies and nutrition. Taylor has previously written for Runner's World, Vice, and more.