“I KINDA APOLOGIZE for #TROLLING yesterday, telling y’all I was ##Preggo !!!! Buuuuuuut y’all need to stop body shamming me and sayin I’m PREGNANT EVERY OTHER DAY !!!!” she captioned a photo of herself laughing. “Like seriously, it hurts my feelings … thought it was sweet that you all were excited about the news tho.”
The 36-year-old “Heaven Sent” singer sparked pregnancy rumors when she posted what appeared to be an announcement on Wednesday, July 4. “#PregnantInMyFashionNovaFit,” she captioned a photo of herself wearing a snakeskin, curve-hugging outfit. “#CongradulationsAreInOrder.”
Cole’s boyfriend, Niko Khale, fueled speculation when he gave Wednesday’s post a “like.” Later that day, the 22-year-old rapper shared a selfie with his love on the beach. He captioned it: “jus livin our best lives.”
In a second post, the couple were seen sitting on top of water skis with Cole’s 8-year-old son, Daniel Hiram Gibson Jr., in the middle. “Happy 4th yalll!,” Khale wrote alongside the pic, in which they were all rocking American flag life vests. “We lightin up the sky tonight.”
Though no baby bump was seen in either of the photos, followers shared their well wishes with the pair at the time.
“I’m happy for y’all u guys look so good together Congrats to u both Niko jus please do right by her God Bless this union,” one commenter wrote.
Another added: “Now that she’s announced it…… Congratulations Keyshia Cole!”
Cole shares her son with ex-husband Daniel “Boobie” Gibson. The songstress and NBA player called it quits on their six-year marriage in 2017. The former couple starred together on the BET reality show, Keyshia and Daniel: Family First, and even documented a vow renewal ceremony just four months after saying “I Do!”
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