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Ciara Performs in Video for Pro Black Song ‘Rooted’ Days Before Giving Birth

Ciara debuted the video for her latest singe “Rooted” featuring Ester Dean last Thursday at midnight and in it, she appears very pregnant right before giving birth to her third child.

The visuals are stunning and feature dancers donning natural ethnic hairstyles like bantu knots, afros, braids and cornrows and messages of solidarity to the the late John Lewis who recently passed away, the Black Lives Matter movement and Black women and men who died in police encounters in recent and distant past.

The singer, who just gave birth to her third child, but second with husband RussellWilson, said she made the music video days before the baby’s arrival.

That is amazing because if you watch the video linked below, you will she was showing all of her very energetic dance moves and even did a twerk or two!

It is a powerful song and comes on the heels of the release of Beyonce‘s pro-Africa “Black is King” visual album that debuted on Disney Plus earlier in the month. I can dig it.

Her son, Winn Harrison, is featured in mom’sbelly but as are his older siblings, 6-year old Future and 3-year old Sienna who make cameos by mom who is donning a extra large afro, and grills with the word “Melanin” on them.

She is the latest celebrity mom to appear in a music video.

Katy Perry famously revealed her first pregnancy in the video for her song “Never Worn White” in March.  An as we  routinely report over the years as the institutional source of bump watch news on the Internet, Carrie Underwood, Cardi B, Natalie Portman, Beyonce, P!nk, Deborah Cox, and Whitney Houston all were in music videos while expecting.

Fun! Watch!

Russell Wilson Doing Skin-to-Skin Care of His Newborn Is What the World Needs to See Right Now

Congratulations are in order for singer Ciara and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson who just welcomed the third child to their growing family, son Win Harrison!

A day after the couple announced that a new baby had joined their family,  Ciara shared a very cute family photo of the entire brood together at home.

In the image of the family in front of a blue balloon sculpture with a big white teddy bear,  Ciara cradles her newborn son standing next to Wilson, their 3-year-old daughter Sienna and the singer’s 6-year-old son Future Zahir, whom she shares with her ex-fiancé, rapper Future.

The previous day, Wilson let the world know of the new arrival by sharing a photo of the himself with his wife and infant son in the hospital.

“Happy Birthday WIN!!! Mommy & Daddy Love You! Win Harrison Wilson 7.23.2020 8lbs 1 oz.,” captioned the tender photo that was also shared on the star NFL players Instagram page as well

He also shared a subsequent photo of himself giving the newborn kangaroo skin-to-skin care.  So sweet and with all the chaos and uncertainty in the world, it’s what the world needs to see right now.

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We Winning.

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Welcome baby Win!!

Mom Ciara gave birth to Win’s big sister Sienna in 2017 and he is also little brother to 5-year-old brother Future. Future’s dad is  Hip Hop artist Future with whom Ciara was previously engaged.

Congrats!

Celebrities Who’ve Donated To Help the Coronavirus Outbreak

Celebrity couples Ciara and Russell Wilson, Blake Lively and Ryan eynolds; and Ayesha and Steph Curry have pledged to donate towards coronavirus outbreak.

Singer, Dancer and model Ciara and her Seattle Seahawks quarterback husband Wilson announced on their social media pages  Tuesday, March 17 that they would be lending a helping hand by supporting their Seattle community by donating 1 million meals to Food Life Line.

“The world needs us ALL,” Ciara captioned a video of the couple announcing the donation. “These are unprecedented times. We are supporting out community in Seattle by donating 1 million meals with Seattle @FoodLifeLine.”

They then asked everyone to support their local foodbank.

Another celeb couple Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds pledged $1 million to food banks in the U.S. and Canada that are currently overwhelmed with demand.

Golden State Warriors player Steph Curry and his wife Ayesha, who donated to the Alameda County Community Food Bank and Feeding America.

Also, New Orleans Pelicans rookie sensation Zion Williamson committed to covering the salaries at the Smoothie King Center where his team plays, for 30 days.

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The people of New Orleans have been incredibly welcoming and supportive since I was Drafted by the Pels last June, and some of the most special people I have met are those who work at smoothie King Center. These are the folks who make our games possible, creating the perfect environment for our fans and everyone involved in the organization. Unfortunately, many of them are still recovering from long term challenges created by Katrina, and now face the economic impact of the postponement of games because of the virus. My mother has always set an example for me about being respectful for others and being grateful for what we have, and so today I am pledging to cover the salaries for all of those Smoothie King Center workers for the next 30 days. This is a small way for me to express my support and appreciation for these wonderful people who have been so great to me and my teammates and hopefully we can all join together to relieve some of the stress and hardship caused by this national health crisis. This is an incredibly resilient city full of some of the most resilient people, but sometimes providing a little extra assistance can make things a little easier for the community.

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Milwaukee Bucks‘ Giannis Antetokounmpo donated $100,000 to the staff at Fiserv Forum, where his team holds their games.

 

Pregnant Jenna Dewan is Engaged; Will She Marry Before Baby Too?

Getting married before a baby arrives is traditional  but not that common among Hollywood celebrity couples who often times raise families and skip the formalities of nuptials altogether.

A few like  Ne-Yo and his wife Crystal Smith, Cassie, Cardi B, Tatyana Ali and Offset and Teresa Palmer and her husband, opted to have “shotgun weddings” – an old euphemism for wedding while the bride is pregnant to guarantee the baby will be born within wedlock.

Now that news is out that dancer, TV host and actress Jenna Dewan just got engaged to her boyfriend and father of her unborn second child, Steve Kazee, we wonder if they will do the same, or buck the old fashioned formalities!

“A lifetime to love and grow with you…you have my heart

❤
️” Dewan captioned a photo of herself and Kazee after the engagement.

Kazee shared the news with the same photo accompanied by song lyrics:

“When you wake in the morning I will kiss your face with a smile no one has ever seen,” he wrote,channeling the words of Water Liars’ song  “Let It Breathe”. “When you wake in the morning I will kiss your eyes and say it’s you I have loved all these years.”

Soooo sweet!!!

This news comes five months after the pair announced that they were expecting their first child together.
Congrats.

Baby Bumps on the 2020 Oscar Night Arrivals

ciara and america ferrera at 2020 oscars

ciara and america ferrera at 2020 oscars

In lieu of the usual award show Red Carpet run down, we’re just showcasing the stunning baby bumps on display last night at the Academy Awards show held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.

Recording artist and model Ciara went to the Vanity Fair after party in an almost bare, sheer, see-through mesh Grecian crystal adorned custom Ralph & Russo one-shoulder gown revealing her silhouette and toned legs in a strategically placed slit and accompanying draping, highlighted with silver strappy heels and bronze make up.

She looked stunning.

Ciara is expecting her second child with husband, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. She is mom to almost 3-year old daughter Sienna Princess and 5 1/2 year old son Future Zuhair from a previous relationship, hip hop performer Future.

Meanwhile, Superstore star America Ferrera attended the actual awards ceremony and also went with another form of regal wear. Hers was a wine-colored custom Alberta Ferretii limited edition empire waist gown with full cap sleeves, accessorized with a custom Jennifer Behr brass halo.

It was a cute look for her.

The Ugly Betty alum and her husband Ryan Piers Williams are expecting their second child. They are parents to 1  1/2 year old son Sebastian Piers.

Gorge!

Academy Awards: A Visual History of Bumps on the Oscar Red Carpet

Last year, 2019 was no different in witnessing expecting women grace the red carpet at the annual Academy Awards red carpet. Kyrsten Ritter, the  Jessica Jones star debuted her baby bump at the 2019 Oscars cradling her stomach on the red carpet while wearing a lacy maroon gown next to boyfriend Adam Granduciel.
In 2016, A glowing Emily Blunt went pink and jewels in 2016 while waiting for the birth of her second child with husband, John Krazinski. In 2017, Ciara looked regal in crimson velour with a jeweled choker at the annual Vanity Fair Oscar Party in 2017 while carrying her and husband Russell Wilson‘s first child together.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley at 2016 oscars
In 2016, model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley looked glam at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party afterparty with her husband, Jason Statham, wearing a one shoulder Versace gown with Nirav Modi earrings.
Chrissy Teigen at 2016 Oscars red carpet
Also that year, Lipsync Battle host Chrissy Teigen radiated in a Marchesa gown while expecting her second child with husband John Legend. In 2012, Adele welcomed her first child, son Angelo, and the next year, she won an Oscar for Best Song for the and explained having to express breast milk in the bathroom to relieve her engorged breast. The “Rolling in the Deep” singer missed out on having to be heavily pregnant on the red carpet like several of her fellow A-listers in year’s past. Oscar has played host to several heavily pregnant In 1992, Susan Sarandon was almost due with her son Miles  whom she welcomed (with then-beau Tim Robbins) when she was nominated for her role in Thelma & Louise at age 47. (She didn’t win but was nominated 5 times and won Best Actress in 1996 for her role in Dead Man Walking.) In 1998, Glen Close was 8-months pregnant when nominated for Fatal Attraction. In 2000, four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening was nominated for her role in American Beauty at almost 8 months pregnant with her fourth child with husband Warren Beatty, daughter Ella.
Catherine Zeta Jones with Oscar
In 2003, Catherine Zeta-Jones accepted the award for Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Chicago while almost full term with daughter Cary with husband . In 2004, Marcia Gay-Harden was nominated for her role in Mystic River, while pregnant with twins! In 2006, Rachel Weisz was 7-months preggers with her and then-boyfriend Darren Aronofsky when she won the Best Supporting Actress trophy for The Constant Gardner.
Jessia alba oscars
In 2008, while expecting daughter Honor, Jessica Alba shone in a purple Marchesa gown at the Oscars.
In 2010, Paula Patton was seven months pregnant and rocking a Caroline Herrera gown on the red carpet while awaiting the birth of her son Julian with then husband Robin Thicke. !
In 2011, Black Swan star Natalie Portman was 6 months pregnant with her and her choreographer husband Benjamin Millepied,  first son, Aleph when she accepted her Best Actress award.
In 2013, while still married to Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan wore a black lace Rachel Roy gown to the Oscars while very preggers.
Kerry Washington at Vanity Fair Oscar party
In 2014, although Kerry Washington was not nominated for an Oscar, she did attend, cradling the baby bump from her first child, Isabelle.
Olivia Wilde at oscars
Also that year, Olivia Wilde walked the red carpet in a black Valentino gownwhile a couple months away from welcoming her first child, Otis, withher husband, fellow actor, Jason Sudeikis
That same year, Chris Hemsworth ’s wife, Elsa Pataky  in 2014 wore blue sequins but maybe made a fashion mistake of wearing it under and not on top of her belly.

The Expensive Ways Celebrities Prepare For a New Baby

kim K in a yellow truck

kim K in a yellow truck

For most people, the glamorous life is a fantasy and something some aspire to attain. It’s why we love celebrities and high profile people.

It’s why shows like Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous and more recently, the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and half of the Bravo TV line up do so well.

If we were to be totally engaged with that lifestyle, here is one of the ways we would make our 2020 amazing.

Get Extravagant PUSH presents like Sports Cars

One of the best ways that you can make your 2020 more glamorous if you are a celebrity is to invest your money in a new sports car. Travis Scott famously gifted his ex Kylie Jenner a $1.4M Ferrari after she welcomed the couple’s first child together, Stormi Webster.

Take Luxury Babymoons

Us peons may take a Babymoon to Miami to get away before baby arrives.

Celebrities have access to more luxurious locales. Ciara who is expecting her third child, but second with her husband Russell Wilson announced the news while chilling on a rock in Turks and Caicos.

They just whip out their list of some of the most glamorous destinations that you can visit and close their eyes and pick!

ciara babymoon in turks and caicos

Start a Maternity Fashion Line

When we get pregnant and can find something chic to wear, we hold on to our non maternity clothes for as long as we can before having to break out the overalls and succumb to the belly. Celebrity women just call up a few sponsors and brands and start an entire fashion line. Several famous women like Heidi Klum, Victoria Beckham and Jessica launched maternity fashion lines while expecting.

If we wanted to emulate that sort of extravagance we would have to do stuff like hit the vintage shops or sell our old clothes on sites like Depop

Buy New Homes for Baby

When baby makes three, the average new family convert the old study into a nursery or clean out the spare room. Stars purchase a larger home to accommodate the nanny and extra staff that will be on board to help them navigate parenthood.

To prepare for the arrival of their first child together, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis upgraded their home and purchased a $10M 3 bedroom, 4 bath Beverly Hills home to accommodate their growing family, according to US Weekly. They aren’t the only ones.

Purchase the Most Expensive Crib

Finally, while the rest of us are scouring sale ads and stalking Groupon for deals on strollers and car seats, celebs like Beyonce splurge on high price top of the line products like purchasing a $3,500 lucite crib for her first child Blue Ivy.

And not just cribs, these high paid figures can afford to get the most expensive car seat, designer new born clothing and more. It’s part of the perk of being wealthy.

In the meantime, we gawk and point and admire from our computer screens.

Ciara and Russell Wilson are Expecting Another Child



Ciara
announced that she is expecting her third child!

On Thursday, the “Level Up” singer posted a photo of herself in Turks and Caicos sporting a large baby bump with the  caption, “Number 3.”

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Number 3. ?: @DangeRussWilson

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Congrats!

This will be the singer’s second child with her husband NFL quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks Russell Wilson.

The football star shared his own version of the photo from a selfie perspective and the same caption.

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Number 3. @Ciara

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She gave birth to their first daughter Sienna in 2017 and has a 5-year-old son Future from a previous relationship with Hip Hop artist Future.

Congrats!

American Music Awards Red Carpet {The Moms}

 



In continuing the tradition of showcasing moms on the Red Carpets at Award Shows all year long, here is what the moms we’ve covered on this blog wore at the 47th Annual American Music Awards show which took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California on November 24th.

Heid Klum dressed the best I have ever seen her and less pageantry in a cute feathered mini dress by Monsoori. It was my fave look of then all actually.

Christina Alguilera appeared in a white caped draping gown by Jean Paul Gaultier.

Ciara covered up her svelte shape in an electric blue pantsuit by Balmain.

Meanwhile, actress and director Regina King showed up and showed out in all black regal look by  Ashi Studio and 2nd-time mom-to-be Jenna Dewan outfitted her bump in Emporio Armani.

Carrie Underwood rocked a high split with her purple gown by designer Stephanie Costello.

Ciara Covers Vogue, Talks Being Pregnant While Recording Latest Project

Believe it or not the very fashionable and gorgeous Ciara has never graced the cover of Vogue before landing her first in Vogue Arabia.

The “Level Up” singer goes into her new upcoming album and talks motherhood and its inspiration for her productivity in the inside story.

“I’m super excited and my vision for this project is to inject love into the world with dance,” she shared about the project that was mainly completed while she was 8-months pregnant with her second child, daughter Sienna with husband NFL quarterback Russell Wilsonof the Seattle Seahawks.

“There was something really special about that,” the fashion muse explains in the issue. “Being a mother of two made me feel even more confident, inspired, and fearless,” she shares, when asked if motherhood reshaped her as an artist.”

Ciara is also mom to 4-year old Future Zuhir with ex fiance R&B recording artist Future.

The magazine is on stands now.