Ciara has finally confirmed reports she is pregnant with her first child by showing off her baby bump Tuesday on “The View.”
The singer became engaged to her rapper boyfriend, Future, in October. That’s when the rumors of her pregnancy started after Ciara appeared to be with child during a performance at the Paper Magazine Nightlife Awards in New York.
Future fueled the speculation by dodging questions about the baby claims during a radio interview in November, but Ciara decided to come clean today during her appearance on “The View.”
Asked by co-host Barbara Walters if she wanted to comment on the baby rumors, she said, “Of course I would love to…”, before standing up and opening her long, sleeveless waistcoat to cradle her bump.
The couple has been dating for over a year.
Future’s baby with Ciara won’t be his first. He agreed to pay child support to ex-girlfriend Jessica Smith after she proved he had fathered her 10-year-old son. Last February, he was hit with a second paternity lawsuit by a Georgia woman who claimed she had given birth to his lovechild in December, 2012.
2013: The Year of Celeb Births, Engagements, & Weddings
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1. Halle Berry gave birth to her second child in October 2013 at the age of 47.
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2. Dwyane Wade put a ring on Gabrielle Union's finger in December 2013.
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3. Monica welcomed her third child, a daughter, in September 2013!
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4. Kelly Rowland's longtime boyfriend proposed to her in 2013.
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5. NeNe Leakes re-married her ex-husband in June 2013.
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6. Kerry Washington wed in summer 2013 to NFL baller Nnamdi Asomugha.
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7. Donald Faison and his wife, CaCee, welcomed their first child in August 2013.
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8. Rapper Future proposed to singer Ciara in December 2013.
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9. Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa wed and welcomed a baby boy in 2013.
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10. Todd popped the question to Kandi Burruss in January 2013.
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11. Tamar Braxton gave birth to her first child in 2013!
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12. Kim and Kanye's daughter North West was born in May 2013.
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13. Rapper Big Sean and actress Naya Rivera got engaged in 2013.
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14. Kanye West popped the question to baby mama Kim Kardashian in October 2013.
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15. In December 2013, actress Kim Fields gave birth to her second child at 44!
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16. Fergie welcomed her first child, a son, in August 2013.
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17. Rockmond Dunbar and wife welcomed a daughter in December 2013.
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18. Channing Tatum welcomed his first child, a daughter, in 2013!
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19. Phaedra welcomed her second son, Dylan, in May 2013.
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20. Penelope Cruz and her husband welcomed their second child in 2013.
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