“The Real” co-host Jeannie Mai has simply welcomed her first baby with her husband, rapper Jeezy.
“I asked God for a life of love and happiness. He sent me my family. Baby Jenkins is here 🍼❤️,” the daytime discuss present host gushed as she shared a photograph of the new child’s blanket on Instagram. (Jeezy’s beginning identify is Jay Wayne Jenkins.)
She has but to share the new child’s identify or gender.
Mai, 43, married 44-year-old “Therapy For My Soul” artist Jeezy in April 2021 following her divorce from her first husband, Freddy Harteis, in 2017. Ironically, Mai and Harteis break up because of the former movie star stylist not eager to have youngsters with the actor.
“Before we got married, I was very clear about the fact that I probably would not have kids, just because I’ve never felt that,” she shared on “The Real” in 2014. “And now, getting older, he definitely seems like he wants kids, and he actually came out and said that he wants children.”
Falling in love with Jeezy, nonetheless, modified her perspective on motherhood.
“You know, I was like, I know exactly what I want, I know exactly what kind of woman I want to be, and I always said, I’d never be a mom,” Mai shared on the discuss present whereas announcing her being pregnant again in September 2021. “And there’s so many reasons now that are coming to fruition as to why I would have said that then, but I do know that you never say never, and that love can really change you.”
Mai was so satisfied of her path to motherhood that she started IVF remedies on their wedding ceremony day.
“The very day of our wedding, March 27, we started our in vitro shots,” Mai shared in a YouTube video from her “Hello Hunnay with Jeannie Mai” channel in October. “Went for about two weeks, doing the shots with Jeezy and preparing for it,” she continued, including that after going to a routine check-up, the couple was instructed they’d conceived naturally.
“Of course, if a doctor is calling you after any doctor’s appointment, you start flipping out. I call the doctor, and the doctor is like, ‘Stop taking your shots. You’re pregnant. You guys got pregnant on your own.’ We got pregnant a week after the wedding.”