Guest Author - Elizabeth Borer
Fans of Christina Aguilera and Jennifer Lopez have been waiting for the singers to confirm their pregnancies as the rumors have been flying around the gossip magazines for months. The wait is finally over as both X-Tina and J Lo revealed that their bumps are in fact babies and not just extra weight. Both women have been photographed in a way that made it nearly impossible to keep the news a secret any longer. While Christina Aguilera chose to reveal her news in an interview with Glamour Magazine, Jennifer Lopez and husband Marc Anthony announced their new addition at a concert in Miami, Florida to a very excited crowd.
For details of the couplesí history, Christina Aguilera, 26, is married to music marketing executive Jordan Bratman, 30, whom she began dating in 2002. The couple announced their engagement in February of 2005 and were then married the following November. While Aguilera has been in the spotlight since childhood as a cast member of The Mickey Mouse Club, Bratman has remained a supporter for his wife and her career, not needing the attention and status she holds. Christina has sold more than 30 million albums and holds 16 Grammy nominations with 5 Grammy wins. Her most recent album, Back to Basics, was released in 2006 with a tour following through 2007. This is the first child for the couple who is registered at the Beverly Hills boutique, Bel Bambini. Aguilera and Bratman are expected to deliver early in 2008 and have not revealed the sex of their child.
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony have been dodging questions of their suspected pregnancy in every interview and appearance since the rumor first hit the gossip circuit. The romance of Lopez and Anthony is one that has been a long time coming since they briefly dated in the 90s. Lopez, 38, and Anthony, 39, have both experienced failed marriages and public breakups; Anthonyís being just before he wed Lopez in 2005. Marc Anthony was previously married to former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres, which whom he has 2 sons, 6 and 4, as well as a daughter from a previous relationship, making this pregnancy his fourth child. While rumors of the pregnancy being twins have been mentioned, it has yet to be fully confirmed or denied. This is the third marriage for Lopez and her first child. The couple has been traveling together on their El Concierto tour and starred together in the summer 2007 film El Cantante, a portrayal of the life of salsa singer Hector Lavoe. Jennifer Lopez released her album Brave in 2007 featuring the single Do It Well and most recently Hold It Donít Drop It.
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