Tuesday 11 December 2018

Cheryl congratulates Khloe Kardashian on ‘wonderful’ baby news

The reality TV star announced she was expecting her first child after weeks of speculation.

Khloe Kardashian (Andrew Matthews/PA)
Khloe Kardashian (Andrew Matthews/PA)

By Francesca Gosling, Press Association

Cheryl has congratulated Khloe Kardashian on her “amazing” pregnancy news.

The reality TV star, 33, announced she was expecting her first child, posting a black and white baby bump photo on Instagram, along with a lengthy comment thanking her partner, basketball player Tristan Thompson.

And Cheryl, who had her first child, Bear, with Liam Payne earlier this year, wrote: “Khloeeee!!! such amazing news. I could not be happier for you. You gorgeous soul!

“You are about to have the best, most precious time of your life. And you truly deserve it. Congratulations Mommy. Wishing you a happy healthy pregnancy and what a wonderful way to start a new year.”

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Cheryl's Instagram post (Iinstagram)

Singer Kelly Rowland also congratulated Kardashian, writing: “Ahhhhhh Screaming congratulations Khlo! So happy for you!!!! Amen! You are going to be such a great mother! What a lucky kid!”

Model Bella Hadid added: “I am completely in tears Khlo. I’m so happy for you . You are going to be the best mama.”

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Cheryl (Ian West/PA)

Acknowledging the weeks of fan speculation, Kardashian said the couple had wanted to enjoy the news with close friends and family “privately” at first.

She wrote: “My greatest dream realised! We are having a baby! I had been waiting and wondering but God had a plan all along. He knew what He was doing. I simply had to trust in Him and be patient. I still at times can’t believe that our love created life!

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My greatest dream realized! We are having a baby! I had been waiting and wondering but God had a plan all along. He knew what He was doing. I simply had to trust in Him and be patient. I still at times can't believe that our love created life! Tristan, thank you for loving me the way that you do! Thank you for treating me like a Queen! Thank you for making me feel beautiful at all stages! Tristan, most of all, Thank you for making me a MOMMY!!! You have made this experience even more magical than I could have envisioned! I will never forget how wonderful you've been to me during this time! Thank you for making me so happy my love! Thank you to everyone for the love and positive vibes! I know we've been keeping this quiet but we wanted to enjoy this between our family and close friends as long as we could privately. To enjoy our first precious moments just us ❤️ Thank you all for understanding. I am so thankful, excited, nervous, eager, overjoyed and scared all in one! But it's the best bundle of feelings I've ever felt in my life! ❤️❤️❤️

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“Tristan, thank you for loving me the way that you do! Thank you for treating me like a Queen! Thank you for making me feel beautiful at all stages! Tristan, most of all, Thank you for making me a MOMMY!!!

“You have made this experience even more magical than I could have envisioned! I will never forget how wonderful you’ve been to me during this time! Thank you for making me so happy my love!”

She added: I am so thankful, excited, nervous, eager, overjoyed and scared all in one! But it’s the best bundle of feelings I’ve ever felt in my life!”

Kardashian is best known for starring alongside her family in long-running US reality show Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

Despite not being surprised by the announcement, fans reacted with joy, with one claiming it was the “best news ever to end the year”.

Kardashian later said she was “overwhelmed” by the response, having been “nervous” about announcing her pregnancy and adding: “I still can’t believe it”.

The star was previously married to former NBA player Lamar Odom.

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