While I am on vacation, I cannot do my celebrity post today, so in lieu, I am reposting a favorite of mine:
I had to get my wireless phone replaced and did not want to get into a hassle and I did the total girly girl non-feminist thing. Having been make-up free the whole day up until that point, before going into the Verizon Wireless store I put on a fresh coat of make up and walked in the store hoping to find a clerk who’d let a prettier fresh-faced me trade in the phone I spilled coffee on for a brand new one without asking me too many questions. It worked!
It’s no secret that a pretty and well put together face gets treated better in retail stores. I’ve experimented unwillingly this theory before and know by now that a better looking me goes farther than the tired sweatpants haggard looking me, especially when I am having to deal with a live person who has to get me a service.
I remember having a conversation with a very beautiful friend of mine who went off unprovoked on the fact that overweight people who lose weight are praised, applauded and encouraged.
“What about us skinny girls who have to work hard to stay thin? Don’t we get any recognition? Where is our “kudos” and “a job well done” she argued? I knew my friend was vain and a bit disconnected from reality but what she was saying took the cake.
I had to remind her of the many perks she enjoyed in life on account of her being very attractive. Several studies have verified that beautiful people get more “not guilty” convictions despite overwhelming evidence that would have had an uglier defendant in jail for life. I remember watching a 20/20 or 60 minutes or Dateline special a while back where they actually experimented and showed clear examples of (1) a gorgeous stranded woman getting 10 x as much help than an average looking woman; (2) a good looking job candidate getting offered a job on the spot while moments earlier an okay looking dude was told they’d get back to him even though their credentials were virtually identical; (3) and it goes on and on…
Well, that brought me to thinking about all the wonderful perks pregnant and new moms get to have when they traverse the streets with their protruding bellies or strolling about with their cherubic little babies. In case you were wondering, here they are in 10 ten list format of course:
10. At the bathroom in a long line. This one is obvious. Who wants to go between a preggers woman and her bladder?
9. On the way to catch an elevator. No need to run. Folks get that you are a waddling duck these days and will patiently wait. Yup, to the courier fubbling in his bag for the package he’s to deliver, people are yelling all sorts of “hurry up and get in here!” obscentities. You sweet waddling duck get to take your sweet time.
8. At the airport security gate. Late for your flight? Horrified by the tremendous line at security check in and fearful you’ll miss your plane? Worry not. Simply stroll junior to the front of the security stand and show them your boarding pass and voila! Instant-cut-a -line Perks!
7. At the airport boarding gate. Traveling with your kid guarantees you the chance to get in the plane first when they board “passengers carrying small children who need extra time getting in their seats.” Sweet!
6. If you arrive at a check out or ordering line at the same time as another person, they’re gonna let the glowing pregnant woman looking to nourish her unborn child go in front of them. That’s a natural gimme!
5. At the parking lots to some mega stores that cater to children. Babies R Us, Toys R Us, Buy Buy Baby, some Walmart and other stores have special parking spots right next to the handicap ones up front reserved for pregnant women and woman with children. I used to smile everytime I’d see one of these signs and was feeling extra lazy that day.
4. Visiting someone who you’d rather not spend that much time with…You can always hit them with the line, “It’s time for Amelia’s nap. It’s been nice, but we’ve go to go.”
3. At a social event. You can always pat your belly and gesture towards the restroom to wiggle your way out of hearing another boring story about that party guests trip to the Outer Banks.
2. At the buffet line while on your second or third helping. Because everyone believes that line “you’re eating for two” and you’re uber eeked at getting to be a glutton and not be chastised for it!
1. On public transportation. While it is true in many major urban cities, people don’t have the manners to let a pregnant woman have their seat, still several people are fine about getting up and putting you out of the danger of possibly losing your balance falling and hurting yourself and your unborn child.
So if you’re gonna hurl, you might as well do it with class? I guess? This is definitely for the mom who refuses to let her morning sickness cramp her style.
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When I skimmed it, I instantly thought, okay, interesting selection’ and I am not certain what qualifies some of those women to be power moms especially those that just gave birth to their first child recently such as Adriana Lima. They haven’t had a chance to prove they can balance a career and a baby well yet. Sheesh!
Overall, the list seemed short on substance and quite arbitrary if you ask me. They might as well have called it Top 10 Celebrity A-List moms… I was also struck by the virtual absence of women of color!
Well, you know me, the agitator! It was nice and ripe timing for me to do my own Top 10 Power Celebrity Moms list (not those who just gave birth though). You have to add “celebrity” in there because these women can afford and have a small army of nannies, butlers, maids and chauffers helping them out to make their jobs a little easier than the average mom of 5 who also happens to be a CEO running a fortune 500 company. You know, that type of mom you might find on Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women list.
All of the moms on this list have AT LEAST TWO KIDS, not that you need multiples children to be a power mom, but it’s even more aw- inspiring if you are balancing several different roles while taking care of more than one child (even if you have plenty of nanny help) hrmpf!
Below this list are a few celebrity pregnancy updates as well
10. Soledad O’Brien – as an anchor at CNN covering critical issues and world class events and topics, this mom of four has the power of the media at her fingertips. This power mom, whose dad is an Irish Australian and mom is an Afro Cuban, has the experience of so many ethnicities that CNN tapped her to be the reporter and host of Black in America 1 and 2 and Latino in America. Soledad balances her high profile career with being a mom to 5-year old twins twins Jackson and Charlie, 7-year old Cecilia and 9-year old Sophia Elizabeth.
9. Kelly Ripa -Actress and host of Live with Regis & Kelly, this power mom balances work on her daily show with Regis Philbin and developing and producing several shows with her and her husband Mark Consuelos production company Milojo Productions. The two will executive produce two upcoming TLC shows Mom Inc. and Eat, Drink and Be Married. Kelly, the former All My Children star will be featured in Mom, Inc. as the host. Millions tune in to her show each morning and shape their behavior and thought based on what this fit and funny mom has to say. Kelly and Mark have three children: Michael Joseph Consuelos (born June 2, 1997), Lola Grace Consuelos (born June 16, 2001), and Joaquin Antonio Consuelos (born February 24, 2003).
8. Jennifer Lopez – This singer, dancer and actress balances life with her twins, a fashion line, a fragrance brand, several productions and development companies, at least one restaurants Her fraternal twins, a girl and a boy, Emme Maribel Muñiz, and Maximilian “Max” David Muñiz were born on February 22, 2008. At the height of her career, Lopez had a multi-faceted empire and brand. She remains one of the most recognizable women on the planet.
7. Jada Pinkett Smith – together with her superstar husband Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith has an entertainment industry media dynasty. She co-owns a production company with her husband, designs a line of empowerment T-shirts and is an author and publisher. Even though she has an impressive acting career on her own, she says she always puts her family first. Jada and Will have two children, Jaden Christopher Syre Smith (born July 8, 1998) and Willow Camille Reign Smith (born October 31, 2000 ). Jada is also the stepmother of Willard “Trey” Christopher Smith III (born November 11, 1992), Smith’s son from a previous marriage. She is of West Indian, Creole and Portuguese Jewish ancestry. When I think of multicultural power couple and super mom, Jada pops in my mind instantly! I know for a fact that she inspires many.
6. Heidi Klum – is a supermodel, actress, television host, business woman, fashion designer,
television producer, artist, and occasional singer. This German supermom is most recently best known as the host of Project Runway though she also hosts and judges Germany’s Next Top Model, off of Tyra Bank‘s franchise hit America’s Next Top Model. She is mom to Helene “Leni” Boshoven Klum (now Samuel) born on May 4, 2004 to her ex boyfriend and three sons with singer Seal: Henry Gunther Ademola Dashtu Samuel (born September 15, 2005), Johan Riley Fyodor Taiwo Samuel (born November 22, 2006) and daughter Lou Sulola Samuel (born October 9, 2009). She balances a full house including a new born with all her various ventures and at the same time is known to be quite down to earth. I love love her family!
5. Madonna- She has one of the most recognizable one names in the industry. She is a super super star and a loving mom of four and on the side she is also a singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, actress, film producer, film director, fashion designer, author and entrepreneur She is mom to Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon (born October 14, 1996, father Carlos Leon), Rocco (born August 11, 2000 with ex hubby Guy Ritchie); and David Banda and Mercy James who she adopted from Malawi. She’s great about staying in step and reinventing herself.
4. Kimora Lee – This mogul is a business woman, designer, actress, former model and Reality TV star of Life in the Fab Lane. She gave birth to a baby boy in May 2009, named Kenzo Lee Hounsou and her daughters Ming Lee (born January 2000) and Aoki Lee (born August 2002) both models for her lines Baby Phat Kids Collection are featured often on the reality show. She seems to put family first and enjoys being a mom. She comes off as a take no prisoners expect the best boss on her reality show and does a darn good job handling all she has on her plate while raising her brood. And what little
brats divas she is raising too!
3. Sarah Palin – love her or hate her, Sarah Palin has become the posterchild for motherhood for women in the heartland of America. Her folksy jargon has won her fans among millions nationwide. She is a former governor of Alaska the first woman vice presidential nominee for the Republican party and a bonafide hustler. This woman knows how to stay in the news and make herself relavent. She is one of the most watched women around. Her autobiography and subsequent book tour attracted many. While her family is quite controversial, this gun-toting moose hunter does her thang! Sarah has five children: sons Track (born int 1989) Trig Paxson Van (born in 2008), and daughters Bristol Sheeran Marie (born in 1990), Willow (born in 1995), and Piper (born in 2001). She is a young grandmother to Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston, who was born to her eldest daughter Bristol, in 2008.
2. Angelina Jolie – this actress, businesswoman and philanthropist puts her family first all while juggling several roles including once as the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. She is a world traveler who takes her children with her to as many places as she can so she can show them the world. She has opened her heart and home to her adopted children from Ethiopia (Zahara 4), Vietnam, (Pax born November 29, 2003), and Cambodia Maddox (born August 5, 2001) . She gave birth to twins Knox Léon and Vivienne
Marcheline in Nice, France, on July 12, 2008. Her eldest daughter she gave birth to Shiloh Nouvel was born May 27, 2006. Lovely family, and I can’t fault her for being such a force to be reckoned with even if she did fall in love with a married man and is an atheist. I also do wish she would hire someone to hook up Zahara’s hair. Poor child.
She is more than an attorney and fashion icon. She is raising the first daughters Natasha (known as Sasha), born June 10, 2001 and Malia Ann, born July 4, 1998 and making some pretty important impasse on her various social agendas while First Lady. She is role model and one of the most watched and revered women world wide. As a fashion industry fave, she has the power to really change up the fashion industry. When she wore a White House/Black Market dress on the daytime talk show The View moments into the episode after she mentioned where she got the dress, copies of the dress flew off the racks! The good Queen Elizabeth of England hugged her when she came to visit in 2009 and the Queen hugs NO ONE!
AND IN OTHER CELEBRITY PREGNANCY AND RECENT BIRTH NEWS…
Christina Milian has been rumored to be in labor, but sources close to the singer/actress say she is not but was checked in to the hospital today. They say but that doctors are waiting for her to go into labor naturally but might induce if she does not soon. Wow! Stay tuned…
Courtney Cox is allegedly struggling to get pregnant at 45, but is leaning towards adoption, hence as we all suspected the reason to put her popular top rated show CougarTown on hiatus indefinitely. You go Courtney! I’m glad she and her actor husband David Arquette are putting their family first and have developed the clout in Hollywood to do so. I hear that Mariah Carey and Janet Jackson, other would be advanced age moms are also struggling to conceive right now. Here’s wishing them good vibes that they ultimately succeed. If all else fails, there is always the surrogate option as Sarah Jessica Parker opted to do and also adoption a la Courtney Vance and Angela Bassett and others.
NFL player Daniel Wilcox and his wife Shauna, who is five months pregnant, posed at the ESPN The Magazine’s Next Event on February 5, 2010 in Miami Beach, Florida. Below are more pictures of the couple at a Pre-Superbowl event on February 4th. source
I know you are not fed up seeing yet another Carnival Belly for a Bellyitch Bump day, but I could not help myself seeing as Carnival is this Monday and Tuesday in Brazil and Trinidad! This mama did not let the fact that she was well into her third trimester stop her from donning her favorite flamboyant bejeweled costume and hitting the road. This was in Brazil’s carnival and sometimes you trek for miles and miles along the parade route during the parade of the Samba bands.
I would guess that baby made an appearance shortly after these pics were taken on account of all that walking. They do say one sure way to bring on labor is by walking! doh!
10. Talk to your baby. Tell her everything you are doing as you do it as in “Mommy is taking off your white shirt now” as you undress the baby for a bath or “Now, I’m putting you in the bath tub. The water is warm”. Doing this is great for a few reasons. One, you are exposing your child to words and her brain develops just from hearing the intonations in your voice and the inflection in your words. Second, she is learning passively that objects are assigned words and meaning. This is key for early vocabulary development. Never miss out on a chance to stimulate your child’s brain.
9. Read. Read. Read. Before your child is born, it would be ideal for him to have a library of at least 5 board books. They should be brightly colored and have rhyming words in them. Short of course because an infant’s attention span is but so long after all. Not to be judgmental, but I’m always saddened to go into a child’s home and see a TV set perched on a corner and neary a book in sight. You should read at least at bedtime to your baby. As he grows, he may develop favorites that he smiles at when he sees you pull it out of the bookshelf. Make sure you register for a few books among all the other fun baby items. I love to give books at baby showers. Books don’t get the same aaaah factor as cute clothes do during a shower but the moms and babies sure do appreciate them later.
8. Take your child to baby story time at the library. As soon as you can, find out if your local library or some other public place or bookstore has a story time for small children and babies. Again, exposing your child to language is essential and the way language sounds when being read to is quite different from when being spoken to and also the social aspect of being around other babies is great. They may be too young to really play with other kids, but getting to see other babies has its benefits. So does being exposed to another person reading and another voice other than your own. All good for the active synapses in your kid’s brain.
7. Take your baby everywhere This may be hard for winter babies, but another key to growing a smart baby and later child is exposing her to different environments. Even if it is just to the mall or the DMV, the different sounds, colors, patterns that she sees in different places are excellent stimulation. I know first time moms sometimes get neurotic about exposing their kids to germs from other people in the world. But that is such a bad move! Germs are good. They develop a child’s immune system. So long as the baby doesn’t have a condition with compromised immune system, I think nothing is better for a new baby than being exposed to the world and as early as possible. Later, as they get older getting them to the zoo, aquariums, museums or city festivals are good educational places to take the kids.
6. Play music. It doesn’t have to be Mozart though the creators of the Baby Einstein books, DVDs, CDs and toys would like you to think so. I do believe a bit that something about the pattern of classical music stimulates young brains more so than other music. Some of the children I’ve seen who’ve grown to be pretty good test takers and piano class whizzes were indeed exposed to music daily in their home. Children need a variety. Later, if you can afford it, I’d recommend enrolling your baby in a music and play class like the kind they offer at Gymboree Play and Music or Kindermusik. All of my kids were enrolled in these types of programs and beyond just exposing your children to unique ways of play, they also teach parents on what senses and skills are being developed by different types of play activities.
5. Expose your baby to different Textures. Having your baby feel different textured objects from early on also stimulates her brain. She is learning more about the diversity of her world in every possible way and through all her senses. I love those books that have different textures in them. My children love the That’s Not My Bear and That’s Not My Bear and similar books that the Usborne book company publishes. As she moves on to solids and starts sitting in a high chair, let her play with her food. I know your mom will freak, but that’s all part of learning about texture. When you are gardening, let her dig her hands in the dirt. All good stuff.
4. Lay on the Floor Vegging with her while she plays. Babies experience the world looking up at folks and being carried around. So what a break and a breath of fresh air it would be to look down at mommy for a change. Nothing’s better than having her explore on her own playing and having you down there on her level is a refreshing break in perspective. It’ s a bonding experience as well. I think it builds her confidence having you near by and that low while she explores. I got that tidbit from one of my kids’ favorite Kindermusik instructor.
3. Dance with Your Baby. Putting on some funky music and dancing around your crib with the baby is a fun and easy way to get her inner -outer ear tubing going. It’s great for helping a child’s developing sense of balance. It’s also a good way for bonding and it can be good exercise for the parent too. Balance is good for when your child starts to crawl and walk. She’s going to need coordination and balance is good for that.
2. Point to words as you read. It may sound silly to think that a child would know how to read from infancy, but like what the creators of the popular often advertised Baby Can Read system say, a child’s key time for learning is in that critical first 5 years when they are most receptive. Pointing out words teaches your child early that words you say are assigned to the letters that make up words. She may not know what you are saying but if you do it often enough, she will pick up the patterns. I actually had my kids on the system (though I admit falling off the wagon a bit) but today the 4 year old and 2 year old can still recognize various words. And do it everywhere. At restaurants. Going into the Changing Room. At the grocery store. Just ignore the folks giving you a funny look passing by as you do this.
1. Breastfeed. I am an advocate of breastfeeding and believe it is the best source of nutrients for your baby from the very start. I really do believe part of the reasons my kids are bright is that they were breastfed for an extended period of time. Breastmilk not only builds a baby’s immunity from the mom’s antibodies being passed on to it, but the process builds a nurturing bond. I recognize that not all moms are comfortable breastfeeding and it can be a difficult process. Failure to latch, thrush (a sore in a baby’s mouth), engorgement, sore cracked nipples and low milk production are all obstacles that can prevent successful nursing. By all means, if these obstacles prevent you from nursing your child, they are not doomed to not be smart of course. I know of plenty of smart doctors, lawyers, and geniuses who were not nursed as a baby, so there you have it! ha.
I honestly believe if you follow these ten simple steps at a minimum, you will be on your way to giving your baby a healthy smart and a great foundation for future learning. The rest is up to you. And I highly recommend Smart-Wiring Your Baby’s Brain, What You Can Do to Stimulate Your Child During the Critical First Three Years by Winifred Conkling a book I picked up years ago which is an easy read and supports much of these ten tips. I’m sure I subconsciously scrubbed some of the concepts in putting together this list.
1. Changing and cleaning up the layout. I am tired of the design already. I am going to change it. Perhaps this is why some of my friends accuse me of having ADD. In any event, I am also changing the content, so it makes sense to clean house. I also want to shelve some of the NOT frequently accessed content. I hired an editor to clean up the spelling, typ-os and other minor content issues. I have two new intern applicants to help out my fledgling PR company JJ Ghatt PR and its clients so I think I will assign one of them to clean up this blog and help me launch the promised features.
2. Working on Promised features. This brings me to number 2. I have been excited about two features I am planning, but recently, because of that very demanding client who commands much of my work time, day, night and evenings, I’m having a hard time dedicating to launching those: 1. The must-have “it” baby, maternity and children’s gadgets from real moms who seek and covet said “it” items (this as opposed to what the TODAY show or OPRAH may feature); and 2. My Pregnancy Photography Maternity nation-wide giveaway. I slated it to launch this month, but have to push that back because I need to make time to bring the interns up to speed and help me execute and market those features. I’m really excited about doing them and think they will be well received. It’s probably for the best anyway as I would like the editor to be done cleaning up the minor errors anyway before reaching out for more national exposure.
3. Redefining Weekly features. – I am switching up from trying to blog daily until I can get a good chunk of quality content in the can and get an intern to help me create enough to sustain daily blogging. As I said before, the new client of mine is quite a time eater and thus, I am struggling to keep up Bellyitch. And I have two other active blogs including an anonymous blog that has its own very anxious followers that demand updates all the time. Like literally, if the folks over there don’t get their fix, they email me nudging me so…I’m going to keep the weekly features just remove the days of the week assigned to the weekly posts so noone gets disappointed when they expect a topic on a certain day and don’t see it. Easy pressure reliever. As soon as I can, I will return it, but for now they will simply be aspirations.
4. Revamping Product Reviews & Giveaways. I will continue to do product reviews and if a company likes, I can do a giveaway to readers, but I have faced the reality that I do not get that many entrants and it’s not fair to the companies (though I’m sure the entrants like their odds). So I won’t go after giveaways actively any longer. I think I will condense the side bar mentioning the reviews and stop reaching out for products to give-away. Other blogs do a better job and I don’t think the folks that read this blog daily or land on it accidentally while searching for another topic really come here for them anyway. They take a long time to promote and it’s just not worth my time and effort. I will stick with reviews of products that the PR companies and Marketing departments send to me and will use one day of the week to reviews products I discover on my own coupled with the down home veteran mom advice I used to dispense of more regularly before I started to get bombarded with product review requests. I’m going to try to return to the organic origins of Bellyitch. So is the plan anyway. I will start later today with a post about Smart Wiring your baby based on my personal observations and interactions with my overeducated friends and peers who have the smartest kids around.
5. Removing GG. – This blog started out as a personal pregnancy journal and then later a journal of my baby weight gain melt off efforts sprinkled with updates on my last baby, my little girl GG. However, since it has taken on a little life of its own and I can see from monitoring my traffic, it is getting more views from folks celebrity stalking or looking for down-to-earth pregnancy, maternity, baby guidance and product reviews, it may be time to move GG over to the Mischiefmakers blog, that is my original blog where I feature my boys. Also, GG has dethroned my youngest boy as the chief mischiefmaker after all. That little girl gets into EVERYTHING! Also, I think for privacy reasons it is also a good idea to move her over. This blog gets worldwide eyeballs from loads of random folks. Some of the Google search topics that land folks over here amaze me sometimes how weird and “off” they are. That being said, she is probably safer over there where most of my followers are family and friends and family-like folks who are more or less not as dangerous privacy wise. If you are a die hard harmless GG update fan, you can follow her antics over at Mischiefmakers.
Well, that’s it! Better get to cracking before dawn breaks and the clients and family start s knocking on my door demanding stuff like legal documents and breakfast and stuff! ha!
I was sent a few items to check out and I really do like each piece. The collection even includes a children’s line of clothes. The little girl’s dress I previewed was bright and sunshiney and the material was blankety soft. I do wish the stitching on the hems would have been double stitched and only because this was the type of dress I’d want to last several outings and to hand down to someone else later. But I suppose for the moderate retail price of $8.50, you can’t beat that type of cuteness!
I also loved the handmade plaques with these wonderful inspirational messages meant to be hung in your little ones’ rooms that I checked out. (retail: $5.00) The plaques are quality constructed because they appeared sturdy, bright and the portion of the plaques that you hang on the wall is lined withe colorful eye-catching beads. I love the playful script font which is signature for Ms. Magsamen.
I also got a plush get well bear (retail: $10.00) which felt and looked like a larger version of the tiny bears that come with her board books. My little one has already adopted it as her bedtime bear. I was going to donate all of the items I received to our local Children’s Hospital so I don’t know how I’m going to get that out of her hands. oh boy!
Finally, I checkedout this cute little key change (retail: $3.00) with a metallic heart inscribed with the words “live like it matters”. aaah how inspirational. Yes, I am one of those folks who put gushy think-positive type messages on her Facebook status and up on her office wall. So this was right up my alley. It had a hand made feel to it with the tiny colorful beads that connected the in heart to the ring. But something tells me that anything selling at Wal-mart is most likely mass produced!
But just in case, you just have a special message or inscription or saying that is unique for your baby or family, you can go to the Sandra Magsamen studio’s custom page and get a customized message engraved on your product – Neat!
But still, it had that feel to it. In fact, much of the items from this collection come branded with iconic messages, scripts and playful icons. I love a feel-good message any day.
Overall, I can tell from the sample of items I received that the collection is cohesive and does indeed transmit the idea of the themes hope, joy, dreams and love; and to explore and experience each day with more heart, meaning, purpose and joy. Great additions to any infant, toddler or children’s nursery I do say!
Read more about Sandra on Oprah’s website
love the cute curls…this is looking like second trimester cuteness huh?
At the People’s Choice awards. Love those shoes and tights. I see she loves her one bare shoulder look…
..because here she is rocking it again. It really suits her.l
This is a very chic and hip look from second trimester
oh and those legs! wow! I guess that says a lot about accentuating your assets. We can’t all be this lucky to look this fab while preggers.
and in other pregnancy and baby delivery news…(well quite belated)
On his official website, Matthew McConaughey, 40, and girlfriend Camila Alves have released the first photo of their baby girl, Vida, who was born on January 3rd in Los Angeles (she weighed in at 7 lbs., 7 oz.).
Speaking of looking fab weeks after a baby, why did Camila Alves have to look so darn good with boyfriend Matthew McConaughey at an event less than 4 weeks after giving birth to Vida!
?! Not fair and again like I posted last week, feeds in to the unreal ideal that it’s that easy to look that good. Whoa!
Erica Campbell (R) and Tina Campbell(L) posed on the red carpet of the 52nd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles January 31, 2010. Erica, who is pregnant with her second child, is due to give birth in spring. Tina welcomed her only son named Teddy Jr. in October of last year. Source
Around this time last year, it was Tina preggers. See below:
The third season of Kimora’s “Life In The Fab Lane” is on it’s way! Kimora and her growing family will make their return to the Style netwrk on March 21st at 9pm. That baby boy is too cute for words!!
Tila Nguyen, more commonly known as Tila Tequila, has made a name for herself through her myspace page and a crazy reality TV show.
I’m not sure why I’m even reporting this, but she recently claimedto be pregnant with rapper The Game’s child. But she is a known liar.Last summer she claimed that she was pregnant via Twitter and hinted that RayJ was the baby, then a few days later stated she lied. Then she was talking about pregnancy with the Johnson & Johnson heiress, which didn’t happen because her fiance’ passed.Then in December 09″ she said she was going to be a surrogate for her brother!
And if her fiance the heiress just died, my isn’t that quick to be back in the saddle so quick and so far along pregnant.
She claimed that last September 6th, San Diego Charger’s linebacker, Shawne Merriman, assaulted her and the player was arrested on allegations of Assault, Battery, and False Imprisonment. There were no evidence of marks from the attack on her body. Merriman said she was drunk and must’ve recalled the facts wrong and that he wanted her to leave his home safe. She Tweeted that she doesn’t drink cause she is allergic to alcohol ( then promptly deleted it), but the bartender who served the two drinks that night reported pouring several rounds of drinks and Tila downing it all.
This chick is obviously deranged, delusional, starved for attention and possibly mentally unstable.