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Emmy Awards Moms on the Red Carpet and Winners

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The Primetime Emmys went down tonight at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

In contention for awards were several of the celeb moms we’ve featured on the blog in year’s past including Anna Chlumsky (in J. Mendel) for Best Lead Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in Veep and Christina Applegate  (in Vera Wang) who was nominated but didn’t win Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her amazing role in Dead To Me and finally Laura Linney who did win the Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Ozark.

On the Purple Carpet, we spotted Padma Lakshmi, my fave dress tonight in Christian Siriano; Busy Phillips in Lela RoseKerry Washington in Alexandre Vauthier; Taraji P. Henson also in Vera Wang;  Regina King in Jason Wu; Betthany Frankel in stunning Alex Perry dress, Iris & Ink shoes, and an Audemars Piguet watch.

Kristin Cavallari  interviewed stars as part of the E! Live from the Red Carpet event wearing a sunny yellow strapless Nicole + Felicia Couture dress with Stuart Weitzman  pumps.

Oh and The Good Life‘s Kristen Bell stunned as well celebrating her show’s nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series.



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Padma Lakshmi

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Inside Shay Mitchell’s “Magic Mike” Baby Shower

Pretty Little Liars star unveiled the 4th episode on her pregnancy journey YouTube series, Almost Ready, featuring a very unconventional strip club baby shower.

“I know, I know, I said I didn’t want a baby shower, but I changed my mind,” the Dollface actress opened up the video which showcases shower decorations but opens with her and girlfriends walking the Hollywood strip on their way to see Magic Men Live!

During the fun, Babbel texted his boo a few times, “Hey babe. How’s it going,” he asked, following up with, “Do you guys want snacks?”

Too funny!

 

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Beyonce shares Never Before Seen Video of Twins and Family {PHOTOS}

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Beyonce is very private about sharing photos and videos of her children, especially while super young like her 2-year old twins, son Sir Carter and daughter Rumi Carter, but every once in a while she’ll sneak a photo out there like in the video montage during her 2019 HBO special “Homecoming” and recently during an ABC special while

The Grammy winner also recently gifted her fans with a series of 60 photos  celebrating her  37th birthday on September 4th including photos of the family  vacationing in Sardinia, dressing up for Halloween, with the twins Rumi and Sir  while dressed as the iconic Lisa Bonet,attending Leonardo DiCaprio‘s birthday party and so much more and many other photos of Bey her husband Jay-Z and their three kids—7-year old Blue Ivy Carter and the twins.

Catch some of the photos below and the rest here.

 

 

Aussie Instagram Influencer Shut Down Over Sexy Maternity Photo

An Australian Instagram influencer claims her account got flagged and taken down over a sexy maternity photo she shared on the social media networking site.

Sally Mustang, who posts over 300,000 followers, posted a photo of herself naked in a bathtub with the caption, “bath with babe 👶 also loving all the new roundness everywhere 🤗.”and shortly after the now restored photo and her entire account was removed.

Her husband and fellow influencer Mitch Gobel reposted the same image on his account and he too got threatened with a take down. To announce the pregnancy, the pair posted a suggestive photo of Mustang straddling Gobel while wearing a white lace bra and skirt but was not unlike the apparent risque fair that is usually on both of their pages.

“Mitch’s account was threatened to be shut down this morning, so we are just going to be super easy going [sic] on here for a few days,” she wrote in the post, which contained a picture of her in a white bra and skirt gazing down at her stomach.

She took to her husband’s account to complain about the impact of losing her livelihood which she maintained via that account..

“I’m really scared,” she said. “I’m five months pregnant and my whole livelihood has disappeared.”

“It’s my creative outlet. It’s my memories. My voice, my community, my family, my businesses,” she continued. “It’s all disappeared. And to be five months pregnant and adapting to all the change that’s going on already, it feels so unfair.”

Perhaps because of the outcry her account was restored later but in an Instastory, she explained she will be creating an app and started a website with a pop up to collect the emails of those who come to her Instagram page!

Editor’s note: If you are an influencer who needs to set up an online presence or blog to have a home that cannot be shut down at the whim of a social media platform, give me a holler at JayJayGhatt.com and let me handle that for you!

City Girl’s Yung Miami’s Maternity Photos Are Angelic

Caresha Brownlee, aka Yung Miami, one half of the female rap group City Girls celebrated the impending arrival of her second child, a daughter with an angelic maternity shoot.

Brown, who is expecting with her beau, music producer Southside and decided to name their little girl, Summer.

“A Gift From God,” she captioned a series of photos from the shoot, in reference to her baby girl. “My Angel. My Princess. I can’t wait to meet you.”

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Summer Miami 🌸 Photo by: @mrsrobinv

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Her team opted with simple wings, long cascading loosened braids, soft pastel lingerie and drawings, jeweled hand and feet adore my and a bare bump in a Polynesia-like backdrop.

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Gorgeous!

This summer, Brown announced in a BET special that she was expecting. She has a son from a previous relationship.

It’s been a roller coaster pregnancy.

The young star has had to hold things down for her bandmate, JT, currently serving time for fraud and she survived a drive by shooting while balancing her newfound fame after being featured and catapulted to stardom after Drake sampled their vocals in his “In My Feelings” hit song.

Phew! Mamas do it all!

Inside RHOA’s Eva Marcille’s Flower Power-Themed Baby Shower

The Realhousewives of Atlanta star Eva Marcille celebrated the impending arrival of her third child with an intimate Flower themed garden baby shower over the weekend.

Her BRAVO TV co stars Cynthia Bailey, Nene Leakes, Porsha Williams, and friends of the housewives Shamea Morton and Marlo Hampton, along with Cynthia’s sister and occassional guest on the show Mal Bailey, all joined in the fun to celebrate Baby Maverick, the chosen name Marcille and her husband, attorney Michael Sterling, have selected for their second child together.

“Pardon me I must say initially I was not super excited about having a baby shower considering this is my third child,” Marcille captioned a stunning Instagram photo of herself o the big day. “However, waking up this morning I’m super excited and it is my joy to celebrate the welcoming of my newest Flower Child ‘Baby Maverick.’ The Sterling clan gets a little bit bigger.”

Her co-stars and other guests also posted pics of the event.

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On ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Star Shay Mitchell’s No Maternity Leave Proclamation

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Pretty Little Liars star Shay Mitchell is in the homestretch and has no plans of slowing down before or after her first child is born.

She and partner Matte Babel have agreed on a name for their daughter who they expect to arrive in October and are working through a disagreement on whether to go with an epidural or not, but one thing she is sure of, she has no plans of having a maternity leave.

“My entire team knows that there’s no maternity leave for me,” Mitchell revealed while attending the 2019 PaleyFest “upfronts” for HULU streaming channel in Beverly Hills, California promoting her new series Dollface on Tuesday. “I do a lot of my work on my phone and I have another company that I run. I love what I do, so for me, it doesn’t feel like work.”

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To that announcement, I say, “yeah right!”

As the self-pronounced institutional memory of celebrity pregnancy, I have reported when other celebrities like Cardi B, Amal Clooney, Ivanka Trump, and former Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer all made bold pronouncements about taking short leaves before changing their minds after baby arrives.

After Amal Clooney said she planned to take just a month and a half off, insiders reported she was having “mixed emotions” about returning to work, but “will return back slowly.”

Besides Clooney, every single one of them realized in short order that a baby needs time to connect, be nurtured by  mom and to get the benefit of security, nutrients and antibodies if mom is breastfeeding and they needed time to focus on baby while not have to juggle space in their mind and life to balance a myriad of other ventures, businesses and work activities at the same time.

My position is that a lot of women across the globe must work and cannot afford to take time out to be with their baby so if you are in a position, financially and have the support and ability to get help, please do! Baby and mama come before career.

She doesn’t have to take my word for it.

FOX Business Network anchor Trish Regan took just six weeks of maternity leave after giving birth to twin girls Elizabeth and Alexandra, now 8. Then a few years later, she took just three weeks off of work after her second pregnancy with son Jamie, now 5.

“It’s a mistake that I really want to make sure other women don’t make.” the mother of three lamented over her decisions prompted by a fear that she would lose her slot in primetime lineup. “Make sure you take every bit of time because the reality is the job will always be here but that time with your child, you will never get back.”

She added. “That’s important time for you as a mother. One of the things that is so important as a working parent is to remember: What are our priorities?”

 

Expecting Teddi Mellencamp and RHOB Castmates Take NYFW

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Congratulations to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave woh announced last week that she is expecting her third child then took to the runway only 4 days later to walk in her co star Kyle Richards New York Fashion Week for her new fashion label and collaboration, Kyle & Shahida, co-designed by Shahida Clayton.

During the show, cast mates walked along seasoned models including former model Lisa Rinna,  Erika Jayne, Dorit Kemsley, and Denise Richards.

Rinna, Mellencamp Arroyave and Richards herself walked, wearing daring bodysuits under bright floral floral robes. Girardi walked in a colorful tunic which is signature to her style under red silk wide leg pants while Kemsley rocked red pans wore red pants with a black tube top under a black blazer, and accented with Femmes Sans Peur heels.

A few days after the show Mellencamp Arroyave  had to defend herself against haters who slammed her walk during the runway show.

“Now, I am no model — I can barely walk down the street properly — but I walked out there feeling good and excite to support my friend,” the 4-time mom-to-be captioned an Instagram post on Thursday. “That quickly shifted when I was hit with the barrage of memes and insta comments throwing negativity at me and my walk.”

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Last weekend I had the opportunity to walk in a fashion show during NYFW. Now, I am no model— I can barely walk down the street properly— but I walked out there feeling good and excited to support my friend. That quickly shifted when I was hit with the barrage of memes and insta comments throwing negativity at me and my walk. I can definitely make fun of myself and am in on most jokes but sometimes it just gets to be too much. So I had a big ole cry and felt truly embarrassed— until I remembered this @brenebrown quote: “If you aren’t in the arena getting your ass kicked, I’m not interested in your feedback.” And you know what, I am so damn proud of myself for having the courage to step out of my comfort zone, especially at 15-weeks pregnant in a flesh-colored bodysuit, and do my very best. We cannot control other’s actions, we can only control our own. So now, I’m just gonna smile brighter and keep on strutting. 💕Shoutout to @kylerichards18 for absolutely killing it with @kyleandshahida! Such an amazing accomplishment 💕 #nyfw #babyonboard #bucketlist

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She was referencing the mean comments that flooded her previous post of the media feedback of the Housewives’ presence during the show.

 

 

“I can definitely make fun of myself and am in on most jokes but sometimes it just gets to be too much,” Mellencamp’s response continued. “I am so damn proud of myself for having the courage to step out of my comfort zone, especially at 15-weeks pregnant in a flesh-colored bodysuit, and do my very best.”

The outfit she wore showed her growing baby bump which she showcased during her announcement last week:

She wasn’t the only person who is not familiar with modeling in the show. Richards also had her daughters, 19-year old Sophia Umansky and 23-year old Alexia Umansky walk in a striped yellow ruffled crop top and skirt with Femmes Sans Peur heels and a tiered ruffled maxi dress, respectively.

Mellencamp Arroyave and husband EdwinArroyave are parents to  5-ear old Cruz Arroyave , 6-year old Slate Arroyave, and 10-year old Isabella Arroyave, Edwin’s daughter from a previous relationship.

She previously shared that she had multiple miscarriages before conceiving her son via IVF

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NYFW: Pregnant Ashley Graham Runway and Front Row Styles

 

Model and first-time mom-to-be Ashley Graham has been taking New York Fashion Week by storm on the Front Row of some of the hottest shows in town and on the runway herself.

The Victoria Secret cover model was spotted in a sizzling PVC latex dress by Vex Clothing, cradling her bump while modeling a black and white shirt dress, wide brim black hat and polka dot scarg at the Tommy Hilfiger x Zendaya show, in  a 1950s style polka-dot dress at the Christian Siriano show and in a custom 16 Arlington gown while attending the Harper’s BAZAAR celebrates ‘ICONS By Carine Roitfeld‘ party in New York.

Graham and her husband Justin Ervin are expecting a baby girl later this year.

 

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Chance the Rapper is Taking Paternity Leave from His Tour After Welcoming 2nd Daughter

Chance the Rapper has postponed most of the dates on his upcoming tour, following the birth of his second daughter Marli.

Chance wrote on Instagram, “When Kensli was born, I went on tour 2 weeks later and missed some of the most important milestones in her life, but more importantly I was absent when her mother needed me the most. At this point as a husband and father of two I realize that I can’t make that mistake again. I need to be as helpful and available as possible to my wife in these early months of raising Kensli and Marli.”

Find his full statement below.

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I thought it over for the past week and I’ve decided to push back my tour. This year has been one of the greatest of my life; Marriage, new baby, first album etc. But with it being so eventful it has also been very strenuous having to divide my time and energy between family and work. When Kensli was born, I went on tour 2 weeks later and missed some of the most important milestones in her life, but more importantly I was absent when her mother needed me the most. At this point as a husband and father of two I realize that I can’t make that mistake again. I need to be as helpful and available as possible to my wife in these early months of raising Kensli and Marli. I apologize because I know how many people were counting on seeing me soon, but I hope you’ll understand and forgive me in time. Tour kicks off Jan. 15th and you can still get tix or your refund if you are unavailable at chanceraps.com & a few of the shows are still being rescheduled as well so stay tuned. I love you guys AND LITERALLY CANT WAIT FOR U TO WITNESS THIS SHOW 🙏🏾🙏🏾 SIDENOTE: 9/28 CHICAGO AT UNITED CENTER IS STILL ON AS WELL AS “LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL FEST” “IHEART MUSIC FEST” & “MIAMI BEACH POP FEST”! ❤️

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Most of Chance’s tour in support of his debut The Big Day will now take place in 2020. He still has one show in Chicago this month (September 28), as well as festival sets in Las Vegas and Miami. Check out Chance’s updated itinerary below.

In a press release, Live Nation said, “We congratulate Chance on the birth of his daughter and support him while he takes time to be with his family. We are thrilled to welcome him back on the road in 2020.”

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