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Chanel Iman and Husband Sterling Shepard Are Expecting [Updated]

The model announced the news on Mother's Day.
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Photo: @chaneliman/Instagram

Photo: @chaneliman/Instagram

Chanel Iman, the former Victoria's Secret model, announced via Instagram on Sunday morning that she and her husband, New York Giants player Sterling Shepard, are expecting their first child. 

Iman made her baby bump debut on Mother's Day with a series of pictures: The first is a black-and-white solo shot with a caption that reads, "Daddy and Mommy can't wait to meet you. As I approach motherhood I want to wish a Happy Mother's Day to all mothers and mommies to be." The second is an Insta-friendly image of Iman and Shepard lying shirtless with baggy, unbuttoned jeans and Calvin Klein branded undies poking out — very reminiscent of Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson's pregnancy announcement

The third image is another black-and-white shot of the mommy-to-be sporting a long-sleeve button-down with her baby bump on full display, with the accompanying message: "Our fairytale continues as we wait for the birth of our baby. As our love grows each day, @sterl_shep3 and I can't wait to share it with our little one." 

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The pair has had quite the whirlwind, fairytale romance, first meeting in November of 2016 and then getting engaged a little more than a year later in December. They enjoyed a relatively short engagement and tied the knot four months later with a luxe Beverly Hills wedding. 

Congratulations to the happy couple!

UPDATE, Monday, Aug. 13, 8:43 a.m.: Chanel Iman and Sterling Shepard welcomed their daughter, Cali Clay Shepherd, on Friday, Aug. 10, and announced the news on Instagram on Sunday. "You were worth every push every contraction! Welcome to our world @caliclayshepard," wrote Iman. "Love mommy and daddy @sterl_shep3." The new parents also created an Instagram for Cali over at @caliclaychepard, which, at press time, had already garnered nearly 7,000 followers.

Welcome to the world, Cali!

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