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International Bump Watch: Expecting Celebs in South Africa, Nollywood & Bollywood

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The Western World isn’t the only part of the globe with a mild obsession with its expecting celebrity parents.

Other areas too with a healthy film, television and entertainment industry in Africa and the East do also.

For example, in Nollywood, Nigeria; Bollywood, India and South Africa, several female actresses and public figures are expecting and getting mucho coverage in the press in their respective areas.

In India, Mira Kapoor, the wife of actor Shahid Kapoor snapped a photo of herself at an event while her husband was shooting a film and several Indian and Pakistani outlets reported it. (source)

Also, the paparazzi have been stalking another Bollywood actress Genelia D’Souza Deshmukh and her actor husband Riteish Deshmukh who are expecting their first child together (source)

In Nigeria, there was buzz over an Instagram maternity pic that fashion stylist Aijay Ukonu shared online. She is expecting her first child with her husband famed photographer, Paul Ukonu (source)

Finally, in South Africa, there is buzz over South African film industry actress Carmel Fisher who is awaiting the May delivery of her first child with her property developer boyfriend of 5 years. (source)

Bump watching is a world wide phenomenon. Like it or not! Ha!




INTERNATIONAL: 7 Bollywood Actresses who got pregnant before getting married

Here in the US, many celebrities get pregnant before getting married. It’s become a non-issue almost by now, even though the comment section after such announcements are usually filled with a few jabs by some traditionalists.

And it’s still a pretty big deal in places like India which has its own massive celebrity culture in Bollywood.

Entertainment One India ran down a listing of recent cases of celebrity women who got knocked up before walking down the aisle. It is still such a taboo that only one has even acknowledged the fact.

Oh well. Check out it’s slideshow HERE.

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