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Nelly and Ashanti. Images via Instagram: @ashanti

Halala! Pregnant with her first baby at 43, Ashanti, Nelly are engaged

‘Motherhood is something that I have looked forward to’: Ashanti (43) is pregnant. And she and Nelly have finally decided to get married.

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Nelly and Ashanti. Images via Instagram: @ashanti

American singer Ashanti has finally come forward and confirmed the pregnancy rumours. She decided to announce that she is pregnant via an Instagram video posed on Wednesday, 17 April.

AWW! ASHANTI IS PREGNANT AND ENGAGED TO BE MARRIED TO NELLY

The Rock Wit U hitmaker took to her 8.5 million followers on Instagram and finally revealed that she is pregnant. Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas (43) is pregnant for the first time. She is expecting her bundle of joy with rapper Nelly — real name Cornell Iral Haynes Jr.

“Baby baby baby babyโค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜†,” the singer captioned her post.

Speaking about her pregnancy with Essence, Ashanti said she has longed for this new chapter of her life. โ€œThis new year of my life is such a blessing full of love, hope, and anticipation,โ€ the singer was quoted as saying.

โ€œMotherhood is something that I have looked forward to, and sharing this with my family, fiancรฉ, and loyal fans, who have been so supportive of my career, is an amazing experience,” Ashanti reportedly added.

Jip, not only is she about to embark on her motherhood journey, but Ashanti is also about to be a wife. She and Nelly are engaged to be married, she revealed to the publication.

While Ashanti will be welcoming her first child, her 49-year-old fiancรฉ on the hand is already a father to four children, according to the publication. Nelly is said to share his daughter Chanelle (30) and son Cornell Haynes III (25) with his ex Channetta Valentine. Two of his other children, Shawn and Sydney Thomas, the rapper reportedly adopted after his sister Jackie Donahue died in 2005 from cancer.

Rumors of Ashanti’s pregnancy first sparked last year in December. They surfaced after she performed at an event and left her fans suspecting that she was hiding a baby bump.

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Nelly and Ashanti are engaged and expecting a baby. Image via Instagram @nelly @ashanti

ASHANTI AND NELLY GET BACK TOGETHER

In September, last year, during an appearance on the Boss Moves with Rasheeda show, Nelly confirmed that he and Ashanti were back together, saying the reconciliation was also a surprise to the both of them, People reported.

“It wasn’t anything that we planned. We both were pretty much doing what we do. But sometimes, being separate, you understand one another more,” Nelly was quoted as saying.

TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE REACTIONS FROM FANS BELOW…

“Nelly said you not getting away from me again lol,” @dreyaa94 wrote.

“๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ Congratulations!!!!! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ Iโ€™m so happy for you guys๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰,” @rasheeda commented.

“That baby bout to b sooooo beautiful!!!!!!!!” @cashdoll said.

“ASHANTI!!! โœจโœจโœจโœจ๐Ÿซถ๐Ÿพ Congratulations! ๐Ÿฅน ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ,” @blackgirlsunscreen replied.

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