American rapper Nicki Minaj just revealed the she’s pregnant with her first child. Yesterday, July 20, the 37-year-old music superstar announced the good news via series of Instagram posts.
In the first post, Nicki wears a bikini and shows off a side view of her baby bump with the hashtag “#Preggers” and a heart emoji.
In her other posts, Nicki shared more photos of her holding her growing belly.
In the third post, she writes, “Love. Marriage. Baby carriage. Overflowing with excitement & gratitude. Thank you all for the well wishes.”
The father is Kenneth Petty, who Nicki married in 2019.
In one her interviews, Nicki talked about her marriage. “I didn’t think it would be as refreshing and calming as it is.Even if you’re not married, when you have someone that feels like your soulmate or someone who understands you, it just makes you feel like you’re on top of the world.”
Last September, Nicki announced on Twitter that she “decided to retire & have my family.” After uproar from fans, she clarified her comments in December during an interview with Billboard.
“I love music and interacting with fans, so I can’t really see taking myself completely away. But I want to be open to other possibilities in my life,” she said. “I do believe it is important to become a woman outside of the magnifying glass. I have to make sure that I’m well-rounded as a human being.”