Something was in the water in 2017 because it seems like everyone and their mama got preggers this year. So as the year comes to an end, HipHollywood is breaking down six of the most jaw dropping pregnancy announcements of the year.
On Wednesday, Khloe Kardashian finally confirmed that she and Cleveland Cavaliers player, Tristan Thompson, were expecting their first child together. “I had been waiting and wondering but God had a plan all along. He knew what He was doing. I simply had to trust in Him and be patient,” she wrote. “I still at times can’t believe that our love created life! Tristan, thank you for loving me the way that you do!”
Kardashian added, “Thank you for treating me like a Queen! Thank you for making me feel beautiful at all stages! Tristan, most of all, Thank you for making me a MOMMY!!!
But news flash Ms. Kardashian, we already knew that. In September, the rumors already started to circulate that the reality star was expecting. We, however, appreciate the official announcement.
Beyonce announced that she was expecting twins at the top of 2017, just before the Coachella Valley Music Festival. In February, the Grammy Award winning singer confirmed on Instagram that she and hubby Jay Z have “been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes.”
Just a few weeks later, the singer confirmed that she’d be forgoing Coachella doe to doctors orders, but will make sure to headline in 2018.
Beyonce went on to give birth to little Sir and Rumi on June 13.
Jordin Sparks shocked the world back in November when she not only confirmed she was married, but that she was expecting. The former American Idol winner found the love of her life in aspiring model Dana Isaiah.
The pair secretly tied the knot in July and now, the two will be having their first child together.
“We’re both really excited,” Sparks said. “He’s been like, ‘I want to shout it from the mountain tops!’ We’re really proud to be married to each other and to be celebrating this.”
The two confirmed over Thanksgiving that they are having a boy.
Reality star and mother of Lil Wayne’s first child, Toya Wright, announced in September that she is pregnant with her second child. She confirmed the news with an adorable video featuring her daughter with Weezy, Reginae Carter.
Toya later unveiled that her she and her secret sports manager boo, are having a baby girl.
Serena Williams announced her pregnancy by way of Snapchat. In a photo posted on the social media website, the tennis professional poses in front of a mirror sporting a yellow bathing suit. “20 weeks,” she simply wrote.
The athlete and her then fiancé, Alexis Ohanian, welcomed their baby girl, Alexis Ohanian Jr. on September 1.
In one of the most shocking pregnancy announcements of the year, Naturi Naughton, who told People magazine that she and her longtime boyfriend Ben were expecting their first child together in July.
The 32-year-old and her now baby daddy were not planning on becoming parents this very moment, but per the actress, she feels incredibly blessed. “I feel like being pregnant and entering this new stage has made me stronger and more excited about life in general. Everything seems so much more purposeful,” she said.