The 25th annual ESPY Awards celebrating the best in sports went down yesterday night.
Among the winners were our current Bellyitch Bumpwatch mom, Serena Williams who won for “Best Female Tennis Player” and Bumpwatch alum Candace Parker who won for Best WNBA player.
Famous dads we’ve featured on the blog also won, including LeBron James who won for Best Basketball player and our new fave Cristiano Ronaldo was nominated for best male Athlete.
The Sports award show was held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
We also enjoyed seeing several other alums amd their partners or spouses on the Red Carpet like:Ayesha Curry (
with husband Golden State Warriors star player Steph Curry
) in a sexy sequined jumpsuit.
Three time gold medalinf beach volleyball player Kerri Walsh.
Swimming phenom Michael Phelps
and wife Nicole Johnson.
Boxer and actress Lailah Ali
and husband Curtis Conway
. Draya Michele
in Tadashi Shoji
and fiancé Dallas Cowboys
cornerback Orlando Scandrick.
VH1 reality TV star Draya Michele had her baby last Friday, April 8 but before she could announce it she had to first release her fab materntiy pics.
Her words not ours about welcoming baby boy Jru (pronounced Drew) with fiance Dallas Cowboy cornerback Orlando Scandrick.
“Thank you EVERYONE for the blessings and well wishes!!!!!” the Basketball Wives L.A. star tweeted. “I had him last week and I just wanted to take that time to enjoy him as my own little special gift.”
Jru joins big brother Knicko, the Adult Swim owner’s son from a previous relationship and twin sisters Taylor Tatiana, Scandrick’s daughters from another relationship.
And beautiful maternity pics by model turned photographer Jessy J.
Basketball Wives reality TV star Draya Michele is getting close to her due date to deliver her first child with long time beau and fiance Dallas Cowboys cornerback, Orlando Scandrick. She is 34 weeks along.
The Mint Swim founder and swimsuit designer took some time off to take maternity portraits with photographer Von Jackson recently.
She shared some of the behind-the-scenes moments on Instagram.
“If I’m capable of creating life, there’s really nothing I can’t do,” Michele captioned
of one of the photos. Her photographer also posted a shot on his page.
They are beautiful and she is too. The pretty former model has a son named Kniko from a previous relationship.
Today is clear up the rumors Friday and our subject is second-time mom-to-be Draya Michele who VH1‘s Basketball Wives who is finally sharing who her son’s dad is.
We and many other media outlets have incorrectly stated that her son’s father is NBA veteran Gilbert Arenas, but it is not.
Draya took to Instagram this week to clarify the falsehood:Draya Michele (
real name Andraya Michele Howard
) is the longest sitting cast member from reality TV show and today owns a clothing and swim suit label.
“At 17 years old I got pregnant by a man who became incarcerated for 10 when I was 7 months pregnant. With help from my mom, I was able to survive,” she captioned a photo of herself at 17-years old with her son in a car seat nearby. “Judging by how under-developed and young I was, besides living in a very small city in PA….. There’s no way in 2002 I got pregnant by some athlete. If I had, there’s not a chance in f——h— I would have wasted 7 years of my life working ‘in the club’ because clearly child support would be on fleek.”
She also made everyone aware that her son’s father does not support her at all.
“I have never received A DIME of child support in my life and that’s ok,” she explained. “I have also NEVER attempted to say anyone other than who my son is named after (yes he’s a junior) was the father. My son’s father lives in pa and makes an honest living being a barber. This s— is completely embarrassing to me and my family.”
Arenas himself spoke to the rumors last year when he told his Instagram followers, “Draya’s son was at least four years old when I met her and we were [cool] friends.”
Draya Michele is expecting her second child, a son, with NFL star Orlando Scandrick.
h/t Black Celeb Kids