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01/9Kareena Kapoor Khan to Gigi Hadid: Celebrities who announced their pregnancy amidst the lockdown
The lockdown may have brought a lot of bad news to many, but for some celebrities, it called for celebrations with the good news that came their way. With Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor Khan announcing her pregnancy, we take a look at other Bollywood and Hollywood stars who also made some happy pregnancy announcements amidst the lockdown…
02/9Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan
Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan announced on Wednesday that they are expecting their second baby together. The couple shared a statement, “We are very pleased to announce that we are expecting an addition to our family!! Thank you to all our well-wishers for all their love and support.”
This big announcement came shortly after rumours began doing the rounds that that Taimur Ali Khan was getting ready to become a big brother.
03/9Nicky Minaj and Kenneth Petty
Nicki Minaj sent the internet into a meltdown when she announced that she is expecting her first child with husband Kenneth Petty.
The rapper took to Instagram late July to announce her pregnancy with a couple of photos that she captioned “#Preggers.”
She also wrote on another post, “Love. Marriage. Baby carriage. Overflowing with excitement and gratitude. Thank you all for the well wishes.”
Minaj married Petty last year. They first dated as teenagers and reunited in 2018.
04/9Natasa Stankovic and Hardik Pandya
Just as surprising as their engagement announcement on New Year’s day, Natasa Stankovic and Hardik Pandya in May announced that they were expecting their first child together. Their pregnancy was one of the best-kept secrets in B-town as on July 30, the ace cricketer was happy to announce the arrival of their baby boy.
05/9Ed Sheeran and Cherry Seaborn
Multi Grammy-award winning singer Ed Sheeran is reportedly getting ready to welcome his first child with wife Cherry Seaborn. The couple, who tied the knot last year in a hush-hush wedding, is said to be expecting a baby in the summer. Although the couple has not gone public about their pregnancy, they have reportedly confirmed the same to their closest friends and family.
06/9Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom
American singer-songwriter Katy Perry ditched the glamorous photoshoots, to make the big reveal in a full-length music video.
The songstress made waves when she released her single ‘Never Worn White’ in March that saw her cradling her baby bump as she sat amidst a flower bed. Katy and fiancé Orlando Bloom also revealed that they will soon be parents to a baby girl, in a cute gender reveal party amidst the lockdown.
07/9Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik
Supermodel Gigi Hadid and boyfriend Zayn Malik were also among the many celeb couples to announce that they are set to welcome their first child together. Although the cat was out of the bag before the couple could make the official announcement, Gigi made the official confirmation on a chat show where she said, “We’re very excited and happy and grateful for everyone’s well wishes and support.” Weeks later it was revealed that the star couple was is eagerly awaiting the arrival of their baby girl.
08/9Katherine Schwarzenegger and Chris Pratt
Hollywood star Chris Pratt, best known for his role in Marvel’s ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ announced in April that he had diaper duties awaiting him as his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger was expecting a baby. The couple who tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in June 2019, welcomed their little cutie amidst the lockdown on August 10.
09/9Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix
Joaquin Phoenix picked up the Oscar for his role as the ‘Joker’, and now, the actor is getting ready for his biggest role of a father. Among the many reports of celeb pregnancies that came to light during the lockdown, was that Joaquin and fiancee Rooney Mara are expecting their first child together. The couple, who has been maintaining a low profile, are awaiting the arrival of their little bundle of joy in the coming months.