Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Kandi and Todd Tucker have proudly announced they are expecting their first child together. Viewers of the show have witnessed their struggle to have a baby since they married in April 2014. The couple already has a blended family with two children, both brought a daughter into the union when they tied the knot. They are excited to see whether a boy or girl will increase their family size to five.
Fans have witnessed Kandi and Todd’s marital struggles on their reality TV shows. The couple has experienced many of the struggles any new marriage endures, especially when blending families, but with the television cameras. The producer and Grammy Award-winning singer began dating while Kandi was a regular cast member of RHOA and Todd worked as a producer of the show. As a result, their entire relationship has been open to public ridicule and the opinions of viewers.
On a previous episode, Kandi revealed insecurities about her newlywed husband who spent a great deal of time in Los Angeles working on his new reality show. Prior to this, the couple had spent most of their time together and the absence of Todd did not sit well with his new bride. This resulted in the couple, who was used to being together every day, having to adopt a new normal which included weeks apart.
Both admitted things were tense initially, but as viewers witness during season 7 of the RHOA franchise and a spin-off show called Kandi’s Ski Trip, the family has worked through many of their issues and seem to be getting along great. When sharing the news of their upcoming addition the couple said:
We are so thrilled to announce the news of our bundle of joy, it is a dream come true. Our daughters, Kaela, and Riley couldn’t be happier about becoming big sisters.
The couple had a long, rocky ride together before solidifying their union with marriage vows. Despite objections from Kandi’s mother, both said, “I do” on a Friday evening in the presence of family and close friends. The Fly Above singer said their wedding was one of the best days of her life; she married the man of her dreams and had the wedding of her dreams. Now, Kandi is finally pregnant and they are happily preparing for the birth of their first child together.
The couple’s lives have been chronicled on the television screens around the globe since they met. Neither of the two are strangers to the industry. Kandi, a Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter, record producer and television personality, has been in the public eye since her teenage years. As a former member of the popular girl group Xscape, she found success early in life. Todd, an American production manager, and line producer has worked in the film and television industry for several years. Until recently most of his success was behind the scenes, which is where he met his wife and future mother of his anticipated bundle of joy.
After a year of marriage and still no signs of a baby, the couple began trying to conceive a child through In-Vitro. Both admitted the pressure of cameras following so closely was physically exhausting and contributed to some of the early relationship struggles. Kandi has been a regular cast member on RHOA since the franchise’s second season. According to the singer:
People feel so connected to our personal lives that they feel like they know everything just because they watch that little piece of the show that you were on. But they do not know the whole story or everything about me.
The viewers may not know all that goes on in the life of the Tucker family, but have been given a window into their struggles and celebratory events. After two years of dating Todd and Kandi announced their engagement in January 2013. They tied the knot in April 2014 and have expressed excitement for their first child together in July 2015. Reportedly, Kandi is three months along, but no word on the sex of the baby just yet. Kandi, Todd and their two daughters, Kaela, and Riley are excited to expand their family and are happily spreading the news that Kandi Burruss Tucker is finally pregnant.
by Cherese Jackson (Virginia)
Hollywood Life: Kandi Burruss Is Pregnant: ‘RHOA’ Star Expecting First Child With Todd Tucker
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