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Nicki Minaj Is Pregnant, Expecting Her First Child With Kenneth Petty. Nicki Minaj revealed that she's expecting her first child with husband Kenneth Petty. Get the details on her pregnancy announcement! Nicki Minaj is going to be a mom! On Monday, July 20, the superstar rapper took to Instagram to confirm that she's pregnant. In a series of photos on the social media platform, a bikini-clad Minaj can be seen cradling her baby bump. The 37-year-old star captioned one of her posts, "#Preggers." Shortly after announcing her baby news, Minaj thanked her fans for the well wishes. "Love. Marriage. Baby carriage. Overflowing with excitement & gratitude," she wrote. This will be her first child with husband Kenneth Petty, who she wed in Oct. 2019 after more than a year of dating. As fans might recall, Minaj and Petty obtained a marriage license in July 2019, months before officially announcing the news. "I think I have what I was striving for, just happiness," Minaj previously confessed. "It was so hard to get to a happy place. Now that I'm there, I don't want to compromise that for anyone or anything." Minaj has also previously shared that she was looking forward to becoming a mother and was willing to give up her career to achieve that dream. "I've decided to retire and have my family," she tweeted in September 2020. "I know you guys are happy now." She later said in May that she was "throwing up," experiencing "nausea and peeing non-stop," which prompted questions about whether she was pregnant. She wouldn't confirm or deny a pregnancy, but when asked if she would share a pic of her baby bump, she responded, "Yea in a couple months. The world ain't ready yet." Prior to her relationship with Petty, Minaj was in a relationship with Meek Mill. However, the stars called it quits in 2017. Minaj was also previously in a longterm relationship with Safaree Samuels. (Eonline)

Biel has not shared a full-body snap via social media since March amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, though she has shared some throwback pics from last summer -- classic misdirect? The country may well be shut down as the ongoing COVID-19 crisis shows no signs of slowing, but that didn't stop Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake from reportedly expanding their family. Not seen in a full-body pic via her social media platforms since March, The Daily Mail reports this is because Biel has been hiding a secret pregnancy from her fans. Now, the outlet says the couple welcomed their second child this past week. Biel's mother, Kimberly Conroe Biel, has reportedly been by her daughter's side, per a family friend back in her mother's hometown, who confirmed the baby's gender for The Daily Mail. TooFab has reached out to representatives for Biel and Timberlake for comment. While Biel has been politically active on social media over the past several months, including calling for justice for the killers of Breonna Taylor, she has done so entirely with shots from above her abdomen. The last time she shared a contemporary full-body picture was back on her 38th birthday, March 3. In that shot, she's in billowy clothing and sitting in such a way that she could be obscuring a small baby bump. The timeline would put her at four months pregnant there if she had a typical delivery. Her most recent post came just two days ago, and was a throwback clip to "I'll Be Home for Christmas" with a decidedly political statement from her character. In between these two, she's shared a lot of throwback pics from last year that included her full figure, but those could have been intentional misdirects. Many fans on social media have pointed out that the timeline would put Timberlake's controversial evening out with then-costar Alisha Wainwright toward the beginning of Biel's pregnancy, though it is possible neither of them would have known yet. Timberlake was filmed getting cozy with Wainwright in public, with her hand on his knee at one point and him holding her hand at another. He publicly apologized to his wife at the time, admitting to too much alcohol and "a strong lapse in judgement  but let me be clear  nothing happened between me and my co-star." Neither woman has ever addressed the controversy, and all seems to be well within the Timberlake-Biel marriage, based on social media posts celebrating holidays and birthdays together, as well as general expressions of love. Now, it looks like there might be even more to love as the family, and five-year-old big brother Silas, welcome a new baby boy into the mix. (Too Fab)

Pregnant Katy Perry Sets the Record Straight on Jennifer Aniston Godmother Rumors. After a report spread claiming Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom had asked Jennifer Aniston to be the godmother of their baby girl, the singer addressed the rumors on KIIS1065's Kyle and Jackie O. Is Jennifer Aniston going to be the godmother to Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom's baby girl? The singer set the record straight on Monday's episode of KIIS1065's Kyle and Jackie O. Last week, a report spread claiming the 35-year-old singer and the 43-year-old actor had asked the 51-year-old actress to fulfill the honor. Aniston seemed to read the rumor, too. "She texted us, because we are friendly with her and Orlando is one of her good friends, and we were like, 'Wow! This is a wild rumor,'" Perry said. "I mean, God knows, she's, you know, with her, she's had everything said about her. But I guess this is a fun rumor. But no, we have no idea where it came from. But, you know, that is the product of the media and the internet. You should definitely believe everything that you read." Perry announced her pregnancy in March and revealed the sex of the child in April. Since then, she's continued to keep fans updated on her pregnancy journey, such as by discussing her cravings and posting photos of her baby bump. "I'm really grateful for my body, and I have so much respect for women. And obviously going through this process is like, you know, you get a whole new viewpoint," Perry also told the radio hosts. "But everything is swollen. My hands are swollen. My feet are starting to swell. It's starting to get to that point." It certainly has been a busy time for the 13-time Grammy nominee. In addition to preparing to welcome her first child, the artist has been working on new music. The "Roar" star is set to release a record on August 14. "The record is very hopeful thematically and joyful," Perry said. "It's about this period of coming out of, you know, a really dark period of my life of two years of being clinically depressed and finding hope and optimism and light at the end of the tunnel and having to kind of write these songs while I was in that funk." In terms of "sonic choices," Perry said the album is "75 percent Prism and 25 percent Teenage Dream." "It's really pure pop," Perry said. "It's fun and it's up." (Eonline)

Danica Patrick Shares Thought-Provoking Posts About Relationships After Aaron Rodgers Split. Danica Patrick has taken some time to reflect after sharing cryptic posts about relationships amid her and Aaron Rodgers' split. Danica Patrick has taken some time to reflect. The 38-year-old star and former professional racecar driver shared deep and thought-provoking quotes about relationships on her Instagram Stories on Saturday. The timing of her posts were also interesting, as it came one day after news broke that she and Aaron Rodgers split. "Look at the chosen relationship in your life and notice any themes," Danica's post read, which was a quote by Vienna Pharaon, a licensed marriage and family therapist. "What role do you play? Who are you with them? Who do you believe you need to be? What stories do you tell yourself about what they can offer you? What can they or can't they handle," the message continued. "The way you choose people may offer you insight into what you're craving or what shifts you may need to make in order to shift an overworked role you've held for a long time." The 38-year-old star also shared another insightful quote by relationship coach Connor Beaton. "The pain that we are given is the pain that we pass on," the quote read. At this time, both Instagram Stories have since expired. However, on Sunday, Danica uploaded a photo of her dogs with the caption, "Ella wanted to give you all a Sunday smile." On Friday, news broke that Danica and the 36-year-old NFL player decided to call it quits after nearly two years together. They began dating in the fall of 2017, and made their romance officially official after they packed on the PDA at the 2018 Daytona race track. While the duo has yet to publicly announce their breakup, a rep for the retired NASCAR driver confirmed to E! News that they are "no longer together." The pair's breakup comes as a surprise to fans, especially after rumors swirled that the Green Bay Packers quarterback was getting ready to propose. According to Variety, the athletes were already living together in the NFL star's home in Malibu, Calif. Back in March, a source told E! News, "Aaron is planning to propose, 100 percent, for sure... It's not a matter of if, but when." "He's become less private about his relationship because he's really proud to have her by his side," the source shared at the time. "They are completely smitten and committed to each other, and they're in it for the long haul." However, all good things must come to an end. And it looks like the duo decided it was best to go their separate ways. (Eonline)

Sixth Sense's Haley Joel Osment Says He Grew a Beard to 'Hide in Public' After Childhood Fame. Haley Joel Osment is still remembered for his performance in 1999's The Sixth Sense. Haley Joel Osment gave insight into his life after child stardom in a new interview. The actor, who is still known for his iconic performance as a ghost-seeing child in 1999's The Sixth Sense, talked about his life after the movie and how he tried to be anonymous for a time by changing his look. The actor, now 32, started on an independent track when he turned 18 in 2006 and moved to New York to study experimental theater. "I did work that practically nobody saw for a long time, which was not a great career move  but, ultimately, was important for me to figure out whether this was what I truly wanted to do for the rest of my life," Osment told The Guardian. While in the city, and amid playing a series of bad guys, Osment grew a thick dark beard "to try to hide in public. That didn't really work at all." The actor went on to say that not every child star has a "spectacular blowup" and most go on to have fulfilling lives. "I think the percentage of people having a positive experience working as children is much higher than most people imagine," Osment said, adding that people don't hear about the actors who "move on to something else that works for them." Osment also compared his own experience to his younger sister Emily Osment, 28, who gained fame as a teen starring as Miley Cyrus' best friend in the Disney Channel show Hannah Montana. "That show was squarely aimed towards creating a mania in that age group," he said. "She had to deal with a lot more-strange invasions of privacy, not being able to have a normal school life. And what exacerbated all of that was she had to be on social media." As he transitions to more work behind the camera, Osment still thinks of his time as a child star fondly. "I'm lucky to have a positive relationship with those periods that can sometimes be difficult for other people," he said. "I feel like I'm always building on it." (People)

Savannah Guthrie is undergoing a follow-up procedure for her vision problems eight months after her initial eye surgery to fix a tear in her retina. On Monday morning, Guthrie, 48, shared to fellow Today co-hosts Hoda Kotb and Carson Daly that she was leaving the show early to undergo cataract surgery. "Remember when my retina was detached because Charley threw the train at my eye?" Guthrie recalled of her how 3-year-old son caused her eye damage back in November. "Well, guys it's not over. So apparently after you have that retina reattachment surgery, it's very common to get cataracts, so that happened to me. So I'm actually going to leave in 20 minutes and have cataract surgery." "You gonna do it live on the air?" Daly, 47, jokingly asked. "Umm no, because they are slicing my eye, so I didn't think our viewers wanted to see that," Guthrie responded with a laugh. "But anyway, it's been a long time, I'm super excited," she continued. "I feel like it's Christmas morning because if they remove this cataract I'll really be able to see and I have had a hard time seeing." Kotb, 55, went on to note how Guthrie has had some difficulty co-hosting the NBC morning show with her vision issues. "I have all kinds of things going on where it's kind of distorted and then it's got a wavy thing and now I have this cataract which is a big blurry spot," said Guthrie. "Lots of people have had cataract surgery or their parents have had cataract surgery." "It's very common in the elderly, but it happens if you have this retina detachment surgery," she added. "Once they remove that blur, I think it will be a lot better." Guthrie told her fellow co-hosts that the surgery is expected to take less than an hour with a shot recovery period. She said that she's hoping to return to the studio later in the week. "Hopefully next time I see you I'll really see you!" she jokingly said. Guthrie told PEOPLE in April that she would have to undergo follow-up eye surgeries, noting that while the initial retinal surgery restored her temporary vision loss, her eyesight "certainly isn't where it was, and I think it's getting worse." "Eventually I'm hopeful that when everything turns to normal, I'll be able to schedule those surgeries and I'm hopeful there'll be a big improvement," Guthrie said. "I don't think my eye will ever be the way it once was, but I think it will be much improved." (People)

Chrissy Teigen revealed her scars from her breast implant removal surgery in a video because "nobody believes" she had the procedure. "A few of my friends keep having to tell people that I really got my implants out because nobody believes it," the supermodel, 34, said in an Instagram Story video on Sunday, July 19, as she lifted up her yellow bikini top to reveal vertical scars under her nipples. "These are the scars." She also posted a photo from her actual procedure, writing, "Trust me lol," on the pic. The Bring the Funny judge revealed at the end of May that she was having surgery to remove the implants after having them for more than a decade. "They've been great to me for many years but I'm just over it," she wrote in an Instagram post on May 26, adding that she'd "like to be able to zip a dress in my size" and "lay on my belly with pure comfort." Earlier this year Teigen said in an interview with Glamour UK that her perspective on her artificially inflated boobs changed after she had her two children -- Luna, 4, and Miles, 2 -- with husband John Legend. "You have babies and they fill up with milk and deflate and now I am screwed," she said. After the procedure, Teigen shared a sweet note that Luna gave her that read, "Have fun punc[h]ing your boobies out. Love Luna. Bye boobies." The Lip Sync Battle host also shared a photo of a custom cake celebrating her surgery -- it featured a pair on breasts and a tombstone with the inscription "RIP 2006-2020." The "All of Me" singer and the couple's kids assisted, with Legend telling O, The Oprah Magazine last month that the kids "have been trying to help and not sit on her too much." Their TLC must have worked, because the Cravings author was soon up and about and showed off a nasty case of sunburn while posing topless on July 4. "Before you ask, I did!!!" she said of using sunscreen. (US Weekly)

Amber Heard claims Johnny Depp hit her during violent fight over their prenup. Amber Heard on Monday claimed that ex-husband Johnny Depp hit her in a fight over a prenuptial agreement -- with the actor assuring her the "only way out" of their marriage was "death." The "Aquaman" actress, 34, said Depp encouraged her to sign the agreement before their February 2015 nuptials at the behest of his sister, Christi. "He said it was Christi [who wanted it], that he didn't want that, that he trusted me," Heard testified in Depp's explosive libel trial in London. Wearing a cream blouse and dark pencil skirt, Heard told the court that she was never interested in the actor's money and "would sign whatever I needed to sign." But the pair became involved in a heated fight in January 2015 when Depp accused her of having an affair with a co-star when they were discussing the agreement. "There was an argument in a hotel room in Tokyo that resulted in Johnny kneeling on my back and hitting me on the back of the head," she testified. She alleged that Depp hit her in the hotel room and that "everything else proceeded in the closet." But she ultimately never signed the prenup before they wed the next month, as the documents were left on Depp's "team's" desk and "no one did anything." "That is why we didn't need to have a fight about it because he wasn't claiming it was something he wanted," Heard testified. "He said time and time again that he would tear it up, that the only way out of this was death." Heard, who finalized her divorce from Depp in 2017, walked away from their split with $7 million, which she donated to charity. Heard's testimony marked the first day she has been on the stand in her ex-husband's libel case against The Sun over allegations of domestic violence during the pair's tumultuous relationship. (PageSix)

Johnny Ortiz -- who starred alongside Kevin Costner in "McFarland, USA" -- is currently sitting behind bars after being charged with premeditated attempted murder charges ... TMZ has learned. According to legal docs, obtained by TMZ, Ortiz and another man, Armando Miguel Navarro, allegedly tried to kill a man named Brian Duke "for the benefit of, at the direction of, and in association with a criminal street gang with the specific intent to promote, further and assist in criminal conduct by gang members." Navarro is the one accused of pulling the trigger, and while it's unclear exactly what role Ortiz played in the crime ... prosecutors felt it warranted the attempted murder charge. Ortiz -- who starred as one of the cross country runners in the based-on-a-true-story Disney flick, "McFarland, USA" -- was arrested in late May, and remains behind bars. The judge set his bail at a whopping $1,120,000. His family insists he's not guilty, and is trying to raise his bail through crowdfunding. They wrote on the site, "Johnny is everything to our family. Johnny does everything to help the community and the Hispanic community especially ... he is in jail fighting for his case that he is innocent on." The actor's also appeared in "Ali," "American Crime" and "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie." Ortiz has pled not guilty and has a preliminary hearing scheduled for Monday. (TMZ)

"Selling Sunset" star Chrishell Stause confirmed Saturday that her mother had died after a battle with lung cancer. "In disbelief that you are gone," Stause captioned a collection of family photos on Instagram. "Feeling just about every emotion, but I find comfort knowing Dad is up there taking care of you and showing you the ropes like only he could." Stause, 38, who lost her father to cancer in April 2019, said "there is a peace knowing" her parents are "together again." "Absolutely heartbreaking watching you take your last labored breath, but there is a peace knowing you two are together again, free from the pain that plagued your time here," she continued. "A free spirit and rebel till the very end. My beautiful Mom, in your own words #FCancer." Stause then thanked those at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in her native Kentucky, telling the staff their "kindness and care in this time will never be forgotten." In February, Stause opened up about her mom's cancer diagnosis, two months after the Netflix star had split from husband Justin Hartley. "I just found out today is #worldcancerday eerily on the same day I found out my mom has 1 to 2 months to live from the same lung cancer that took my dad on Easter," Stause posted to social media at the time. "I can't make sense of what life is teaching me yet, but my heart is with every person fighting this horrible disease and every person that it robbed a loved one from." Last month, Stause posted a video of her mom modeling a wig she had previously worn to an award show. "So I wore this wig many years ago to the American Music Awards just for fun to change it up. But now since my mom has lost her hair from cancer treatment, I felt li

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