Even though singer Keyshia Cole’s newest baby boy, born August 1, is almost a month old, fans are still swooning over the BET reality TV star’s maternity photos.
The 4-time Grammy nominee reposted a photo taken by Los Angeles, California-based studio The Pod Photography on her Instagram though she’s since taken it down.
“Ok, I KNO BABY BOY IS HERE NOW!!!!! ???? But I just HAD TO POST THIS PIC!! It’s sooo dang on cute???❤️,” Cole captioned a photo of herself sitting on a throne, donning a Grecian crown and surrounded by ornate ornaments.
“Gonna bring baby boy there in a few weeks!!!! Maybe we could add him to one of the pictures we already took!!” she said of the glorious image which featured the “Love” singer wearing a brown sleveless ruffled empire waist top with sheer light brown organza draping over her bare bump while she sat barefoot in front of dark paneled room with red curtains.
The studio posted the images on their site including a photo of Cole and her boyfriend Niko “Khale” Hale and 10-year old son Daniel Gibson Jr., whom she shares with estranged husband and former Cleveland Cavaliers player Daniel Gibson.
“Had an awesome time FIRST WEEK OF FILMING. KEYSHIA COLE IS COMING BACK TO BET!!!!!,” the singer captioned a recent series of Instagram photos of herself, including a couple with her 10-year old son Daniel Gibson Jr inside a baby store with cameras in tow. “But this time she’s bringing Something SPECIAL! A BABY SPECIAL.”
The former reality TV star was dressed in a bump bursting yellow top with distressed denim maternity jeans in the pics. She is expecting with boyfriend and aspiring rapper Niko Hale.
This would be Cole’s fourth foray into reality TV.
Her first was a hit for BET, Keyshia Cole:The Way It Is, which originally aired in 2006 and was one of the most watched shows and focused on her strained relationship with her biological mom, Frankie.
She is definitely going to make it in our roundup and contest on the most fashionable celeb preginista of 2017 list that is forthcoming (Look for it soon here!)
Mowry recently launched her own YouTube channel, Tia Mowry Quick Fix where she shares quick little video tutorials for parents, the home, the kitchen and more. It’s the latest endeavor for the pretty actress, who started out her career on the hit TV show with her twin sister Tamera Mowry-Housley,Sister, Sister.
She has starred in The Game on BETand three seasons of Instant Mom on Nickelodean, before launching cooking shows on The Cooking Channeland The Food Network. She has also released a few books, a Yoga DVD and some baby and pregnancy products with her sister.
Last week, the Black Entertainment Television (BET) network launched a new reality TV (docuseries) about a tight-knit group of women in the elite world of urban Hollywood at a party in tinsel town. The show is called About the Business and it stars a Bellyitch alum Eva Marcille and current mom-to-be Crystal Renay (real name Crystal Williams), who recently tied the knot with her R&B beau Ne-Yo (real name: Shaffer Chimere Smith)
The show features the women getting on their daily grind by day and by night balancing career family and their African American celebrity circles, a release from the network states. Two other reality TV moms-to-be attended: Draya Micheleof VH1‘s Love and Basketball and Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood castmember Masika Kalysha
It looked like it was a bump-filled event! Nick Cannon and Ne-Yo will cameo on the show.
Tuesday, during The Queen Latifah Show, singer and star of BET‘sThe Game Brandy Norwood told Latifah that she plans to freeze some of her eggs at her next doctor’s appointment.
The mom to 11-year old daughter Sy’rai, said she was “hopeful but realistic” when it comes to having additional children.
“Chances are looking a little slim for the future kids. I’m 35,” Norwood told Latifah. “I feel like my next doctor’s appointment, I’ma have to freeze my eggs. I’m not sure if I’m going to have more kids; I’m hopeful. I have faith.”‘
She also said she avoids exposing her daughter to the limelight so she could grow up as normal as possible.
“I like that our life is simple,” she added. “I like keeping the sense of normality to our life”
Some of our past Bellyitch Bumpwatch moms rocked the red carpet and stage to the 2014 BET Honors this past weekend during its Saturday, February 8th taping at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC.
Comedian Wayne Brady hosted the 3-hour star studded event which honored Aretha Franklin, Ice Cube, Berry Gordy, Nelson Mandela, Chairman and CEO of American Express Kenneth Chenault and photographer and visual artist Carrie Mae Weems.
Jennifer Hudson showed major leg in a super short white mini dress with a cut out for a structured black bra to peek thru! Hot!
Tamar Braxton-Herbert brought Hollywood Glam to DC in a Gold figure hugging evening dress on the red carpet. During the performances later, she paid tribute to Gordy, singing songs of one of his most famous proteges: Diana Ross. The VH1 reality TV star of The Braxtons and Tamar and Vince channeled the iconic diva in another curve hugging wine-colored dress with a plunging neckline that also showed off her super trim post-baby body. The TV co-host of Fox‘s The Real sang some of Ross’s biggest tunes, including the chart topping and memorable “Upside Down.”
Mariah Carey headlined and opened the show with a song from her upcoming album in a sexy dress revealing mucho boobage. MiMi didn’t walk the red carpet but she was spotted carrying daughter Monroe into the theater (see photo in collage below).
Wow, Mariah! After showing all that leg on the red carpet, Hudson went demure in a whit pant suit while signing her tribute to honoree Aretha Franklin. She and singer-songwriter phenom Janelle Monae who did a tribute to Gordy met up with the legend back stage.
The show airs on Monday, February 24th at 9pm ET on BET.