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Shahs of Sunset’ Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi Welcomes First Child

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Bravo TV‘s Shahs of Sunset star Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi  welcomed her first child, a baby boy!

The entrepreneur and reality TV star announced the news on her Instagram page. “WELCOME TO THE WORLD ELIJAH!!! ❤4/27/20❤” she captioned a post delivery photo of herself giving her newborn skin-to-skin kangaroo love.

“Very happy to report that last night Golnesa Gharachedaghi gave birth to Elijah Javad Gharachedaghi,” her rep told Entertainment Tonight. “The baby arrived last night in Los Angeles at 8:50 p.m., 6.5 pounds, 19.5 inches.”

The rep added: “Everyone is doing great and Golnesa is beyond excited to be a mom and start this new adventure.”

The feisty petite 38-year old was very open about welcoming her first child via in vitro fertlization and a sperm donor. She has stated in that past that though having a baby solo is frowned up on in her Persian culture, she had wanted a baby all her life and was not going to let old traditions get in the way of her dream.

On the Bravo show Watch What Happens Live, the Wüsah owner and cannabis entrepreneur told host Andy Cohen that while she’s had a “great support system” of family and friends, she endure a tough road to pregnancy.

“The biggest struggle I’ve had in general has just been having rheumatoid arthritis and dealing with the pregnancy,” she opened up to Cohen, also sharing that her doctors intended to induce her two weeks before her due date so she could go back to her intense treatment for that autoimmune disease.

According to PEOPLE magazine, “Gharachedaghi used a sperm donor and completed a round of in vitro fertilization (IVF) in August, but nearly lost her life after her first successful embryo transfer in the spring led to an ectopic pregnancy that required emergency surgery and the removal of both fallopian tubes.”

“This is what I wanted my entire life,” Gharachedaghi, 37, told People. “When little girls were talking about their perfect husband and their perfect weddings, I was talking about the 10 kids I was going to have.”

She plans to skip the husband and raise her child on her own. She’s the third cast member to be pregnant following Mercedes “MJ” Javid last Spring and Asa Soltan in July 2017.

She’s totally cool about raising her baby on her own.

“I’m OK right now focusing on me and my baby,” she said. “We’re in a day and age that women are so much more independent, and we’re not necessarily relying on men in order to move forward in life. I can start a family and have my child without being in a relationship right now.”

She added that if she is lucky to meet someone, “That’s great” but she is not interested in getting married in the future or necessarily being with a “forever life partner.”

“My forever will be my child,” she said.

Gharachedaghi got hitched to her on again, off again boyfriend Shalom Yeroushalmi in 2017 but the marriage lasted 7 weeks and they divorced.

The Shahs of Sunset season finale airs Friday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.

Shahs of Sunset Star Believes Her Ecoptic Pregnancy Loss Was Karma

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Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi of the Bravo TV docu series Shahs of Sunset posted a photo of her bandaged belly after surgery to remove her Fallopian tubes following an ecoptic pregnancy she suffered last year.

In the caption, to the photo, the Wusah entrepreneur says she believes the trauma was a result of Karma for things she has done in the past.  The episode was filmed last year and by now, we know she recovered from the traumatic experience and eventually conceived and is expecting her first child within weeks.

She recounted the experience on her Instagram page.

“Tonight on Shahs of Sunset, life throws me another curve ball and this one hits quite hard,” she wrote, while teasing the Season 8, episode 8 that aired Friday night. “I went to the ER for pain from a pregnancy that turned ectopic and next thing you know I’m waking up from surgery where they removed both of my fallopian tubes.”

We know from an interview with BravoTV, she explained that after discovering her pregnancy was ecoptic,  the drug they gave her to terminate the pregnancy wasn’t successful and they gave it two more times, they had to perform emergency surgery to remove both her Fallopian tubes. The chronic rheumatoid arthritis sufferer , which may have contributed to the second tube becoming dilated and needing to be removed as well.

“The sac wasn’t dissolving and it was on the verge of rupturing, which would have killed me. I’m lucky I got it in enough time,” she said.

After that, her only option to become pregnant was IVF. She had her second transfer in late August with the use of a sperm donor.

In her Instagram post talking about the episode this week, she said: “I’m a strong believer in karma and I do believe I’ve done enough wrong, that this is my karma cycle. I’m not a victim and will never play the victim role. This was simply a lesson. Thank you all for the love and support. It will be a hard episode for me to watch. But thank God I am about to have baby Elijah🙏🏼”

This is the first child for Gharachedaghi who underwent in vitro fertilization and got pregnant via a sperm donor.

The mom-to-be recently opened up about she’s coping with having to welcome her son into a world full of chaos in a tweet posted on March 18.

“I’m due in less than 2 months but am freaking out about having a baby while the entire world is crumbling,” she shared. “Stay strong my little Elijah. You’re entering a world of chaos my son.”

Even though she says she “could have focused” her “energy into finding a partner to have a baby with; that wouldn’t have been hard” Gharachedaghi told PEOPLE magazine,  “I’m totally choosing this because this is what I want; this is what I’m ready for. I love that.”

Inside Shahs of Sunset’s GG Gharachedaghi’s Moroccan-Themed Baby Shower

Shahs of Sunset star Gholnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi celebrated the upcoming arrival of her first child at a Moroccan -themed baby shower over the weekend.

She also announced during the event that she is expecting a baby boy. Her friend, event planner Anita Gohari, shared video and photos of the event which featured the name “Elijah” spelled out in gold decorative lettering before a backdrop above the dessert tableand the mom-to-be changed into a blue sweater with big blue eyelashes and announced the baby’s sex as well.

Earlier, she wore a neutral color bump-hugging dress with ruching and paid homage to her son sex and name with blue yarn weaved in her box braids and blue tips on her nails with the letter E on each finger.

She confirmed the gender news on a subsequent Instagram story.

“Hey y’all, we are at my baby shower and I just did a wardrobe change. As you guys can see, true blue — I’m having a boy,” the Shahs of Sunset star said on her Instagram Story, while showing off her blue and white manicure.

Gharachedaghi’s co-star, Reza Farahan, also shared the baby’s name in an Instagram post.

“Celebrating @gg_golnesa and sweet baby Elijah at her baby shower!” Farahan captioned a photo with the mom-to-be on Instagram. “Make sure to catch an all new episode of #shahs tonight 9pm @bravotv , it’s 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 and you’re not going to want to miss a minute of it!”

In October, Gaharachedaghi (who finalized her divorce from Shalom Yeyoushalmi in late 2018) shared that she was expecting her first baby after undergoing IVF using a sperm donor.

Her guests, including current and past cast members like Lilly Ghalichi, vendors and family shared photos in social media

And in exclusive photos in PEOPLE magazine revealed that guests were served food “on two oversized boards, one housing cheeses, charcuterie, vegetables, breads, and other appetizers, while another was flowing with fruits (cantaloupe, strawberries, kiwi, passionfruit, raspberries, dragonfruit, etc.)

They also had salmon, hummus, shrimp, sliders, fries, chicken skewers and lamb chops and got to enjoy a Persian tea (chai) station in honor of Gharachedaghi’s Iranian ancestry.

Hookahs and cocktails like mojitos and micheladas and other alcoholic drinks were available, as well as a variety of flavored waters. 

Among her Shahs family attending the event were Mike Shouhed and his girlfriend Paulina Ben-Cohen, Reza Farahan and husband Adam Neely, Destiney Rose, and Shah’s alum Lilly Ghalichi (who attended with her husband, Dara Mir). 

PHOTO: STEPHANIE DAY

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The reality star also used the party as a chance to give back, asking guests to bring unopened essentials for babies (diapers, baby wipes, formula, blankets, clothings, bottles, pacifiers, etc.) in lieu of gifts. All items were donated to Baby2Baby, a Los Angeles-based charity that provides children living in poverty, ages 0-12 years, with necessities that every child deserves. “Everyone’s like, ‘The whole point of having a baby shower is to get the free gifts.’ But I told everybody, ‘I do not want gifts,’ ” Gharachedaghi explained to PEOPLE. “I just feel like, I’m not someone who likes to splurge; I can afford the necessities, and don’t want to spoil my son with fancy, fancy things. So why not use this opportunity to help others for people lacking in life?”

Shahs of Sunsets Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi Dishes on Pregnancy Journey So Far

Shahs of Sunset star GG

Shahs of Sunset star GG

Instagram: Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi, Bravo TV, Troy Jensen

Shahs of Sunset castmember Golnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi opened up about her IVF journey to her deliberate solo motherhood journey while appearing on an episode of the Bravo TV show Watch What Happens Live this week.

On Tuesday, the Wüsah owner and cannabis entrepreneur told host Andy Cohen that while she’s had a “great support system” of family and friends, she endure a tough road to pregnancy.

“The biggest struggle I’ve had in general has just been having rheumatoid arthritis and dealing with the pregnancy,” she opened up to Cohen, also sharing that her doctors intended to induce her two weeks before her due date so she could go back to her intense treatment for that autoimmune disease.

According to PEOPLE magazine, “Gharachedaghi used a sperm donor and completed a round of in vitro fertilization (IVF) in August, but nearly lost her life after her first successful embryo transfer in the spring led to an ectopic pregnancy that required emergency surgery and the removal of both fallopian tubes.”

The trauma was was likely due to her rheumatoid arthritis, the mag added.

“What I went through a couple of months ago is so traumatizing,” she told PEOPLE when she announced her pregnancy in October, adding that “it’s still very scary.”

The precise process to getting pregnant started after she selected her sperm donor, had her eggs retrieved, then fertilized, developed and tested for genetic over 250 disorders.

“It took a long time, but I walked through each step with this knowledge and excitement that I was going to be a mom someday,” the Bravo star told PEOPLE of the process.

She added:

“This is what I wanted my entire life. When little girls were talking about their perfect husband and their perfect weddings, I was talking about the 10 kids I was going to have.

“I just always knew I’d be a mom someday,” she continued. “I’m finally at this point where I’m ready to make this move. I can’t wait to give this child a life of unconditional love without judgment, the same way my mom has shown me my whole life. I just wish she could teach me how to cook! I still haven’t figured that out yet.”

Photos: InstagramGolnesa “GG” Gharachedaghi, Bravo TV, Troy Jensen

‘Shahs of Sunset’ Star GG Gharachedaghi is Expecting First Child, Via IVF and Sperm Donor

 

Bravo TV Shahs of Sunset star Golneasa “GG” Gharachedaghi is expecting her first child after successfully completing a round of in vitro fertilization in August using a sperm donor.

She is part of a recent trend of sorts of celebrity women choosing to have a baby on their own, following last July’s announcement from “Torn” singer Natalie Imbruglia who announced she was welcoming her first child solo  as well before welcoming son Max Valentine in October.

Gharachedaghi says she has always wanted to be a mother more than anything.

“This is what I wanted my entire life,” Gharachedaghi, 37, told People. “When little girls were talking about their perfect husband and their perfect weddings, I was talking about the 10 kids I was going to have.”

She plans to skip the husband and raise her child on her own. She’s the third cast member to be pregnant following Mercedes “MJ” Javid last Spring and Asa Soltan in July 2017,

“I heard about a really good donor concierge company, who scavenges through the data from all the sperm banks in the nation and some neighboring countries to find you what you’re looking for,” she said.

Sometime last year, she did a video interview explaining what she sought in a sperm donor candidate and explained the details of the process.

“It’s amazing how the process really works,” she said. “The profiles are about 47 to 50 pages each, and they’re filled with all this amazing information, like genetic background for the man and his entire family. I hate to joke about it, but you know the Build-A-Bear Workshop? It’s almost like that, but it’s a human. Build-A-Baby!”

This latest pregnancy is the second time for success but with a better outcome.

In April, after having a first successful IVF transfer, she wound up having an ectopic pregnancy requiring emergency surgery and both of her Fallopian tubes being removed.

“That was probably the most traumatizing moment of my life,” she said. “Literally, just a couple of days before, I was celebrating. And now, I was mourning.”

After undergoing therapy to overcome that traumatic experience, she gave it one more chance.

“You think this is supposed to be such an exciting time, but this second time around, I was sort of numb,” she said. “When I went in for the first ultrasound, I couldn’t breathe. I had anxiety for two days. I couldn’t sleep, thinking, ‘This is going to happen again.”

It worked!

“I had the ultrasound, and we saw [the embryo]. A week later, we saw the heart vessel pumping,” she said. “So I’ve slowly been feeling more and more relaxed about it.”

She’s totally cool about raising her baby on her own.

“I’m OK right now focusing on me and my baby,” she said. “We’re in a day and age that women are so much more independent, and we’re not necessarily relying on men in order to move forward in life. I can start a family and have my child without being in a relationship right now.”

She added that if she is lucky to meet someone, “That’s great” but she is not interested in getting married in the future or necessarily being with a “forever life partner.”

“My forever will be my child,” she said.

GG got hitched to her on again, off again boyfriend Shalom Yeroushalmi in 2017 but the marriage lasted 7 weeks and they divorced.

Meanwhile, she’s taking a low key style while waiting for baby. One of my faves: Senegalese Twists!

‘Shah’s of Sunset’ MJ Javid Silences Her ‘Fake Pregnancy’ Trolls

Several celebs have been trolled by people on the internet who are convinced they are not really pregnant but faking it while a surrogate really carries their child. Beyonce, Danielle Jonas, Meghan Markle and Kenya Moore have had to dodge fake pregnancy rumors during and after delivery.

Bravo TV star of Shahs of Sunset Mercedes “MJ” Javid is the latest.

The 46-year old is pregnant with her first child, a son, after undergoing in vitro fertilization.

The real estate biz owner has been on bedrest for the most part of her later stages of pregnancy following a few complications but despite giving fans glimpses of her baby bump on her Instagram page, she is still routinely harassed by many to show a mirror selfie of it while standing up.

The maternity shoot which is featured exclusively in PEOPLE magazine today should do the trick to get them off her back, according to a recent post.

“Thank you @people for such beautiful coverage of our baby journey thus far,” she captioned a photo from the shoot which featured multiple images of her in lingerie, and with her belly bare and clearly visible. “As I continue to share my experience with families with whom I share this life goal, I hope my experience provides support, hope and positive thinking for others.”

She continued: “Today, I am grateful to my husband and family for the incredible support I’ve received in getting us this far. I know we have so much more ahead. I am blessed to work with incredible photographer, @shannonlaurine and my glam squad, @brandonliberati and @makeupbymarine all of which together we celebrate the female form during this incredible God given opportunity ? #bumpalert

She addressed the body shaming and fake pregnancy accusations in the magazine.

“A lot of people on social [media] have already come at me for faking my pregnancy,” she says, saying for example, “My face doesn’t look pregnant, my nose doesn’t look swollen, my bump isn’t big enough, I am using a surrogate, I am making this up for attention.”

But she’s staying strong.

“I don’t mind the shaming, I just think it’s very odd that so many people would think a woman would make a choice to lie about something so important,” she explained. “I think if I get mom shamed, I’m not going to care … if anyone wants to mom shame or bully someone in general, they should bully me because I won’t be affected.”

You’d think that would be the end of it. Nope!

The photo garnered a lot of attention but did not stop folks in the comment section a.k.a. the peanut gallery from criticizing the photo edits, and some still said it wasn’t her real belly.

So..she felt the need to follow up with a non-glam bump photo for the haters.

“And a no filter, no make up, no suntan, at home baby bump selfie, to shut down all the haters who have a problem with a woman getting out of bed after 3 and a half months of bed rest to get a little hair and make up for her maternity photos. ?” she captioned a selfie photo in sweats at home.

She previously addressed the hounding on an Instagram Live, ask me anything session with fans.

” My due date is on May 11 and people are saying ‘Why aren’t I showing, why I aren’t I showing?’ I think that it’s a combination of two things: the first thing is that people don’t always show when they’re only 19 weeks, which is where I’m at. Number two: I’m not stick thin,” she said. “I think that from the side I’m definitely thicker and that I’m getting there, but I don’t think that people always show that early.”

You cannot please people so it’s better off not trying. I don’t know how celebs do it being constantly judged and picked apart.

Wait until that baby comes. She can see how folks are tearing into new moms like Chrissy Teigen, Kenya Moore, Gabrielle Union and now Porsha Williams to get a taste at the levels of unsolicited advice and shaming in store.

Oy! Good luck, MJ!

Expecting ‘Shahs Of Sunset’s MJ Had A Pregnancy Scare

Shahs of Sunset star Mercedes “MJ” Javid had a pregnancy scare late last month.

The Bravo TV celebrity was checked into the maternity ward because she had a condition where her cervix was measuring too short and at risk of causing a miscarriage.

She had to get a procedure to cure the defect known as a cervical cerclage, also known as a cervical stitch, a treatment for cervical incompetence or insufficiency, when the cervix starts to shorten and open too early during a pregnancy causing either a late miscarriage or preterm birth.

Javid shared the moment from the hospital maternity triage ward.

“First and foremost, thank you so much for all the messages of love and support along the way,” she captioned a photo of herself laying in bed in a hospital gown.

She continued: “Here’s a little video of me feeling very scared and nervous about something unexpected that my exceptionally awesome doctors found during a check up after xmas where my cervix suddenly measured too short, around 1.3 centimeters, which is high risk for m.c. I got an epidural, an overnight stay at the hospital for a surgery called cervical cerclage, which is considered a rescue.”

She thanked her support team for getting her through the traumatic experience.

“How I got through this emotionally is by the strong, peaceful and beautiful spirit of my father, my maternal strength, and the unrelenting support of my husband,” she continued. “There is so much more to come and although bed rest has not been the ideal way to spend this beautiful time, I am learning a lot, and finding a blessing in EVERYTHING ?♥️? #babyjourney#pregnancyjourney#IVFJourney”

Earlier in the month, she showed her followers her baby bump perhaps to quell some of the rumors that the 46-year old wasn’t really pregnant and had a surrogate but was lying about it.

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Javid married hubby Marketing Director Tommy Feight last April.

From vixen to mommy!

It was just last May 22, 2018, a month after her wedding, that a seriously trimmed down Javid was showing off her hot look while attending NYLON magazine’s Annual Young Hollywood Party at Avenue Los Angeles in Hollywood, California.

GET HER LOOK:

Shahs of Sunset Alum Lilly Ghalichi Mir Births First Child, Then Drops ‘Milf’ brand eyelashes



Former Shahs of Sunset reality TV star Lilly Ghalichi Mir and her husband Dara Mir welcomed their first child together over the weekend.

Alara Mir ❤️ Born 9/30/18,” the eyelash entrepreneur captioned a photo of herself cradling her baby girl with her hubby hugging them both. “Our hearts are so full. Thank you for choosing us to be your parents. ”

The ex-attorney also used the opportunity to plug one sixth of her latest eyelash offerings, her “The Living Your Best Life” collection.

“Wearing the ‘MILF’ Lash during delivery by @LillyLashes,” she finished off the caption. Other lashes in the collection are named “Trophy Wife“, “It’s Lit“, “Okurrr” (a signature term used and made popular by fellow Bellyitch Bumpwatch alum rapper Cardi B), “nstafamous” and “Yasss Queen”. All of them are pop culture terms and certainly fitting! I love the packaging and branding!

That’s how you do it.

Ghalichi and Mir got in August 2016 after dating for several months before having a lavish wedding last May 2017 in Beverly HIlls.

Per E!: “They met in an odd way—they were neighbors and didn’t even know it! She sought approval from her condo’s homeowners’ association to obtain an additional parking spot for her Ferrari and he was on the board. After exchanging emails, they met in their building’s lobby. The meeting was recorded on the complex’s security footage.”

Interesting! Congrats!

 

 

Lilly Ghalichi Mir Answers Fans in Cute Pregnancy Q & A (VIDEO)

Shahs of Sunset alum Lilly Ghalichi took to Instagram and YouTube to answer some of her fans and followers’ questions about her pregnancy. It was refreshing to me reviewing it to see that the ordinarily extremely svelte attorney was interested in maintaining the curves she’d grow after pregnancy.

Also, her husband told her to embrace the weight gain and pregnancy symptoms because it is a blessing to be a host to a baby.

She also shared her maternity style which really just consists of wearing tube dressed, specifically the  Wolford Fatal Dress in all the colors: red, black and white.

Also, our Bellyitch Bumpwatch alum Khloe Kardashian sent her a pair of her company Good American’s Maternity Jeans

Finally, on the suggestion of her health practitioner, she fought leg fatigue by wearing Jobst Compression Shocks.

It was also refreshing that she told her audience that there really isn’t any way to avoid getting stretch marks because it is genetic. And she is right, the marks appear sometime in the trimester, or even after.

While you cannot avoid the marks, you could do something to slow down their appearance or make them less visible and for the eyelash entrepreneur relies on Bio Oil that she slathers all over her tummy and everywhere gaining weight and or Tee Tree Oil for hair breakage.

To combat acne and other pregnancy-related face breakouts, Ghalichi turns to Murad Clarifying Mask.

As to the things she avoids, all the things he docs told her: She doesn’t drink alcohol or use nail polish unless it is toxic-free pregnancy-friendly polish. She avoids caffeine and cut out sushi, ignoring friends who said they took the risk and ate sushi but as a first time mom-to-be, Ghalichi says she wasn’t taking the risk.

Cravings was Popsicles and carbs thus her 1 pound per week pregnancy weight gain. At 20 weeks, she has gained 20 pounds and says she is comfortable gaining 40 more because she wants her body to do what it wants and to be the best for her baby girl.

Yes! Very refreshing. She is an ideal mom-to-be, who investigates, research and heeds to all the rules! Bravo!

Check out her maternity style on her archived Insta Story HeRE!

Watch her Q&A HERE:

Shahs of Sunset Alum Lilly Ghalichi Was Shamed For Being Too Pretty While Pregnancy

We’ve heard of expectant celebrities being shamed for exercising while preggers, being too thin and more, but recently lawyer, entrepreneur and Bravo TV‘s Shahs of Sunset alum Lilly Ghalichi  was recently shamed for being too cute while pregnant and making pregnancy look too “pretty.”

Ghalichi addressed the person who suggested that she was glamorizing pregnancy for young girls.

“Someone left a comment saying “Stop trying to make pregnancy look cute, it sends a bad image to girls”  Ghalichi captioned yet another adorable photo shoot of her glowing and looking healthy and great. “❣Pregnancy is very hard no doubt, but is the most beautiful thing I have ever experienced. I’m posting MY pregnancy, maybe yours wasn’t cute to you, mine is beautiful to me. ✨I’m also 35 and married, hopefully sending a message that it’s ok to wait until you’re ready to bring life into the World and start a family. #GhalichiGlam’

Her fans jumped in quickly to back her up.

“Nooooooo! Stuff like 16 and pregnant makes young girls think pregnancy is cool. How could a 35 year old pregnant woman send off that kind of vibe? That poster must’ve smoked something before they said that! Just stupid!” one fan wrote.

We agree with the fan that said,”Pregnancy is so so much beautiful! The thought of bringing a beautiful soul to the world makes it more awesome.?”

Keep on doing you, ma!

The eyelash extensions business entrepreneur and bikini line owner and her husband since 2017, Dara Mir announced the news in March.