There is so much weird going on in this story, guys. First of all, if you watch the video above, apparently the guys behind the camera bought Amber Rose ice cream to tempt her to talk to them — making it feel like she’s a zoo animal they’re tempting to come to the fence to say hi. Not that we’d be able to refuse Ninja Turtles ice cream either. So then, as the eight-months pregnant model accepts their treat, she says, “My husband loves Ninja Turtles!” And immediately TMZ explodes in a round of speculation about when and where Amber and Wiz Khalifa eloped.
Well, maybe they did legally tie the knot — as Hollywood Life points out, Wiz told Hot 97 last year that he and Amber wanted to make things legal before their son was born, but then have a real wedding afterwards, when she can fit into a dress and drink. Or maybe she’s just messing with them. Or maybe using a figure of speech, calling him her husband for fun, particularly in the context of something silly like TMNT.
Either way, we are going to go steal Amber’s wardrobe now. That “Kapow!” dress is way cuter than anything we’ve ever seen in the maternity department. As is this cute dress (and silly hat) she wore at her East Coast baby shower. (Here’s the one from her L.A. shower.)
You know we’ve been obsessed with Amber Rose’s adorable baby bump photos for months, but the pics she posted this weekend from her baby shower blew the rest away. Not only is she still incredibly cute for someone in her eighth month of pregnancy, but she is rocking a dress that we immediately want. It’s part of designer Jeremy Scott’s Adidas Originals collection, shown above on the runway. The most remarkable thing is how much better it looks on preggo Amber than on the skinny model.
Also great is this pic of Amber and Wiz Khalifa opening presents together.
Jessica Simpson confirmed the pregnancy we pretty much all knew about already with a tweet yesterday that read, “Merry Christmas from my family to yours!” accompanying a deadly cute photo of 7-month-old daughter Maxwell Drew in front of the words “Big Sis” written in the sand. It by far surpasses Simpson’s “Mummy” tweet from last Halloween, and also makes us really wish she’d been able to break this news herself, rather than some “friend” who sold the story to Us weeks ago.
UPDATE: Weight Watchers also let Jessica announce her new pregnancy in a 30-second ad, released today. “Being healthy has become a part of who I am, which is great timing, because I’m having another baby,” she says. (WW made sure to add a printed message on the ad that says, “Pregnant women are not eligible to join Weight Watchers. Jessica has stopped following the plan and intends to return after she gives birth.”)
The announcement made us think back to all the other varied ways in which celebrity moms announced their big news to the world in 2012. Here are some of our favorites:
Snooki’s “OMG! I’m Pregnant!” Us Weekly Headline: This is another one we pretty much already knew about before the story was published, but the fact that we could totally hear Snooki’s voice as we read that headline made it more unique than your typical pregnancy story sold to a tabloid.
Amber Rose Follows Beyonce’s Example: Following a couple of weeks of speculation, Amber accompanied Wiz Khalifa to the MTV VMAs this year in a lacy skintight gown and caressed her little bump on the red carpet, leaving no more doubt about their big news. Months later, it looked like Jenna Dewan-Tatum was doing the same red-carpet reveal in her flowy princess gown at VH1 DIVAS, but she and Channing Tatum decided to let us guess for a few more hours before going the typical publicist-to-magazine route.
The prohibitionists out there won’t agree with us, but we think Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose sound like they’re going to be the most level-headed parents of their son when he’s born in a couple of months. When E! asked the green-minded rapper and his model fiancee what they plan to teach Junior about marijuana, they responded quite thoughtfully:
“I’m not going to be smoking right there over the baby, because smoke in general and being high is not good for a kid,” Khalifa said. “None of that. But definitely he’s going to know what it is — and he’ll know the difference between being a child and not being able to use it and being an adult and knowing how to use it.”
Amber added, “It’s just like alcohol, basically. That’s how I feel about it, you know. When you’re a kid, you know that you’re not supposed to drink alcohol, that it’s for adults and that’s it. Our son is just going to know that daddy likes to smoke.”
That sounds about right in a world where recreational weed consumption has just been legalized in Washington and Colorado, and daddy writes songs about the substance practically on a daily basis. Better to teach responsibility than hypocrisy (’cause face it, did that work out for YOUR parents?).
[Photo: E! Online]
Seriously, I can’t be the only one who feels this way: Every time Amber Rose posts a new photo of her pregnant self, I feel all warm and fuzzy about the world. There’s something about her sweet demeanor and willingness to bare all — without selling it to a tabloid — that makes me excited for her and her impending motherhood. Even before she got pregnant, she was a model whose normal body didn’t make women feel bad about their own, and now, as she shows off her huge bump and enhanced curves, she’s also making me embrace my own. She’s posted the above two pics in the past few days, promising that in the naked-seeming one, she’s actually wearing shorts, “but my belly is so big u can’t see them Lol.” You want heart-melting instead of revealing? Peep the photo of Wiz Khalifa after he apparently fell asleep caressing his fiance’s belly. Prepare yourself for a lot more “aww”-ing as you browse through the gallery below.
[Photos: Twitter, Instagram]
We’ve all fallen in love with Amber Rose for her funky style as much as her sweet demeanor — that includes her signature, super-short haircut. But the soon-to-be Mrs. Wiz Khalifa may need to guard her buzzcut crown, because Charlize Theron has been owning the minimal style lately, albeit for her role in Mad Max: Fury Road.
Over the years we’ve seen a number ladies in Hollywood bravely shave their heads for roles — like Demi Moore in G.I. Jane or Natalie Portman in V for Vendetta — so Charlize is hardly alone in shearing her beautiful flowing blonde locks for an edgy brunette cap. But how does she stand up to a model who makes wearing the near-bald hairstyle a fashion statement on a daily basis? Well, we can’t decide for ourselves, so we’re putting this question to you: Whose hotter hairless? Peruse the gallery and vote. Poll closes Sunday at midnight!
[Photos: Getty Images]
We interrupt our moderately informative blogging to bring you this update on Amber Rose and her 21-week-old baby bump: Yes, they both continue to be two of the cutest things on the planet. The model’s 29th birthday is coming up this weekend, but her friends and mother surprised her with a party on Sunday, and documented it all for our viewing pleasure.
“Awww @priscillaono surprised me with all my besties for a early BDay Party! Thx I love all u guys soooo much,” Wiz Khalifa’s fiancee tweeted. “My Bday isn’t until oct 21st but I won’t be back in la until after my BDay so my friends celebrated 2nite with me! How Cute ”
And now we want to accessorize our own baby bumps with Amber’s polka-dot retro dress, Converse sneaks and Rosie the Riveter kerchief. We’re not sure we could quite pull off giant hoop earrings the way Amber and her mom (!) do. Maternity lines must be pounding on Amber’s door to get her to model for them, right?
After weeks of speculation, at last comes the moment we’ve been waiting for … and waiting for … Amber Rose was photographed with fiance Wiz Khalifa caressing a very obvi baby bump on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards. We’d heard she was waiting to announce her pregnancy Beyonce style and there you have it.
Just last week, the rumors began to fly about the new little family. “Amber and Wiz unexpectedly got pregnant, but they’re really happy to be starting a family together,” a source told Radar. “Amber’s already had to make some big lifestyle changes, like not smoking cigarettes anymore. As a model she’s used to having a thin waist, so this is going to be an adjustment for her.”
Well, now that we’re seeing the bump, we think she’s got nothing to worry about — she looks cuter than ever. (And I’m not just saying that because I just started showing off my own bump this week too. Just following the trend, y’all!)
[Photo: MTV's Twitter]
Amber Rose — model, muse, singer and soon-to-be Mrs. Wiz Khalifa — seems like the kind of girl who has fun no matter where she is, what she’s doing or who she’s with. That image must be due, in part, to what she wears. The bubbly beauty puts together some crazy eclectic ensembles that would make us regular girls look homeless. But as she put it, when she stopped by VH1 to appear on Big Morning Buzz Live, “You got swag, you can pull it off.” She itemized this outfit for us, just in case we acquire swag in the near future…
According to TMZ, Wiz Khalifa was busted for marijuana possession because of course he was. This is Wiz Khalifa we’re talking about! He’s making a stoner comedy…with Snoop Dogg! How many other people on the planet have a seven minute joint rolling tutorial on YouTube? Huh? Okay, probably a lot, but Wiz is certainly one of them!
Amber Rose‘s man has never been shy about his overwhelming love of ganja, at least not if his Instagrams have anything to say about it. While staying at a Holiday Inn in Nashville, Tennessee, police reportedly showed up to the rapper’s room after a fellow patron complained about the intense smell of marijuana, a feature which was almost certainly not mentioned in the Holiday Inn brochure. When confronted by the authorities, Wiz allegedly “tossed” a bag of weed in an attempt to hide it, but of course police located it. Wiz just…threw a bag of marijuana somewhere? Unless he could throw it onto a moving train, that plan was clearly not going to pan out. Luckily for Wiz, he only ended up with a citation. Hmnm, maybe this happened on 4/20 and the police were feeling generous? Or maybe they were feeling generous because they got to meet Wiz Khalifa? Yeah, it was definitely one of the two!