Beyoncé Did It Best, But Look at Other Iconic Pregnancy Shoots

PASADENA, CA - MAY 14:  Entertainer Beyonce performs onstage during "The Formation World Tour" at the Rose Bowl on May 14, 2016 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage )

Beyoncé Did It Best, But Look at Other Iconic Pregnancy Shoots

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Published February 1, 2017

Beyoncé just shook the world with a pregnancy announcement. Not only are Jay and Queen Bey expecting twins, but she announced the pregnancy in the most extra way possible: with an Instagram photo that is OTT in the best way. In the spirit of the new Bey-bies, check out these other iconic pregnancy announcements.

  1. Beyoncé

    While today’s announcement truly felt like a gift from above, let’s not forget when Beyoncé first told the world she was pregnant with Blue Ivy at the 2011 VMAs. After a performance of “Love on Top,” Bey literally dropped the mic and rubbed her belly, a simultaneously subtle yet totally epic way of showing off her pregnancy to the world.

  2. Kanye West

    Back in 2012, it was Kanye who announced the news of Kim Kardashian’s first pregnancy. At a show in Atlantic City, Kanye stopped the music and told the crowd to “make noise for my baby mama!”

  3. Chrissy Teigen

    In 2015, Chrissy Teigen opted for a sweet, emotional Instagram post to announce her pregnancy with baby Luna. “As many of you know, we’ve been trying to have a baby for a while now,” she wrote. “It hasn’t been easy, but we kept trying because we can’t wait to bring our first child into the world and grow our family. We’re so excited it’s finally happening.”

  4. Ciara

    Ci Instagrammed a beautiful black-and-white photo with husband Russell Wilson to announce her pregnancy. 

  5. Blac Chyna

    Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian used a customized ChyMoji to tell the world they were having a baby.


    A photo posted by Blac Chyna (@blacchyna) on

  6. Alicia Keys

    Alicia Keys dropped news of her second pregnancy while also celebrating her anniversary with husband Swizz Beatz.

  7. Kelly Rowland

    Kelly Rowland Instagrammed a pair of baby Jordans, writing, “I’ll be stuntin’ like my daddy.”

    I'll be stuntin like my daddy.....

    A photo posted by kellyrowland (@kellyrowland) on

  8. Torrey and Chanel Smith

    The 49ers player and his wife Chanel used a hilarious pasta pun to announce that they were expecting.

    Hahahha yep we're pregnant

    A photo posted by Chanel Smith (@chanelsmith_22) on

  9. Kobe Bryant

    Kobe and his wife Vanessa got some customized Black Mamba baby gear.

Written by Jocelyn Silver

(Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage)


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