“Love and Hip Hop: New York” couple Kimbella Vanderhee and Juelz Santana are expecting their third child together.
Vanderhee and Santana tied the knot in January amid the Dipset rapper’s justice system problems. In December 2018, he was pleaded guilty ti a possessing a firearm as a convicted felon and carrying a weapon on an aircraft, and he began serving his 27-month prison sentence on March 1. The judge delayed his initial surrender date from Jan. 30 to Feb. 28 so that he could film Monday night’s “LHHNY” reunion show in Atlanta.
During part 1 of season 9’s reunion show that aired on March 11, the couple announced that they’re expanding their family. When host Nina Parker made a comment about Vanderhee’s supposed “glow,” the “LHHNY” actress stood up, unbuttoned her blazer and rubbed her pregnant belly à la Beyoncé‘s first pregnancy reveal at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, California.
The 35-year-old has kept this pregnancy a secret from social media for the past six months and wanted to wait until the reunion show to spill the beans. She wrote on Twitter on Monday afternoon “Tune in tonight for the LHHNY Reunion part 1 @ 8pm, I’ve got a special surprise that I can’t wait to share with you all!! #Vh1 #LHHNYReunion.”
Moments after the reunion special aired. Vanderhee took to Instagram and shared a photo of her bulging belly and wrote, “Super comfy in my @fashionnova fit at 6 months pregnant! I couldn’t wait to share with you guys!!”
Vanderhee also referred to the gender of her baby as a he, seemingly confirming she and Santana are having a baby boy.
A few fans mentioned the expectant mother’s homage to the Beyoncé reveal, but overall they congratulated her and her husband on their pregnancy.
“Okay Kimyonce 😂! Very love on top with the reveal ❤️!”
“She did the same exact thing Beyoncé did and damn near got the outfit too 🤣! Congrats boo!”
“Yasss it was time soooo Happy for you guys new baby on board 😍😍 congrats!”
“Congratulations kim ❤️ I wish you all the best with this new angel on the way. Blessings.”
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