Fantasia Barrino, the American Idol alum is reportedly expecting her first child with husband Kendall Taylor. The couple announced the news during a Tuesday (November 24) Instagram Live video post.
Prior to the announcement, Barino described how she’d been dealing with fertility issues and let fans know how her faith, played a big role in her pregnancy. She tells the story of Rachel, who in the Bible book of Genesis gave birth to Joseph; helped her faith immensely.
“Keep trying and you will conceive,” the words of Barrino, before standing up to reveal her baby bump.
Taylor who kissed the bump, did more revealing; “Listen to me, a little Taylor baby on the way in these streets,” He said.
While the child will be the couple’s first, Barrino has two children from previous relationships – Dallas Xavier, 8, and Zion Quari, 19. Taylor also has a son, Treyshaun.
Barrino shared more details about her struggle with fertility issues, in another instagram post; explaining that a doctor had advised her that one of her fallopian tubes had closed.
“God I want to thank you! You gave us a seed even when the doctor said that one of my tubes were closed you said different. @salute1st I love you king and I can’t wait to see who he or she acts like,” she wrote.
Fantasia Barrino is an American R&B singer, songwriter, actress and author. She rose to fame as the winner of the third season of the reality television series American Idol in 2004.