While getting honorarily inducted in the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority at the organization’s 2016 International Convention (Boulé) on Saturday, July 9, Sumpter revealed her bump in a white sheath dress, thus unofficially announcing her pregnancy.
The Haves and the Have Nots star shared a photo of herself with some leaders of the oldest black sorority in the US. Shortly after, she trended on several social media platforms as news of her pregnancy spread.
Proud to call these extraordinary women Breast Cancer advocate Karen Eubanks Johnson, Attorney Judy A. Smith or the “Scandal fixer”, Ambassador Susan Denise Page and U.S. Deputy Surgeon General Sylvia-Trent Adams my new sisters. Proud honorary #AKA members! So much love and positivity from my fellow sorors today. Overwhelmed by excellence, beauty and grace.
Before then, the Gossip Girl alum was quite creative hiding her growing belly from her fans and followers on social media by doing what all celeb women usually do: Only share above the belly photos of themselves. She also used careful hand placement and tent dresses to shield the news before she was ready to reveal it.
Full of love. #birthday #Cabo A photo posted by Tika Sumpter (@tikasumpter) on
The movie, which was a hit during the Sundance festival, takes a sneak peek into The Obamas’ first date when a young Michelle was hesitant to go on a date with a young Summer Associate and a community organizer whom she supervised at their law firm. Parker Sawyers plays the future President.
The twosome ended up on daylong date on a hot summer day in 1989 that took them from the Art Institute of Chicago to a screening of Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing to the site of their first kiss outside of an ice cream parlor.
The movie is executive produced by John Legend’s Get Lifted Productions. The movie opens August 26th.
Watch the trailer for the movie: