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“Power” Actress Naturi Naughton is Expecting her First Child!

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Gorgeous Actress from hit TV series, Power, Naturi Naughton is pregnant and expecting her first child this July with her longtime boyfriend, Ben. She announced the good news on her official Instagram account with photos from her exclusive interview with People magazine and a hot bikini baby bump photo taken on the beach.

NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 07: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Naturi Naughton Portrait Shoot on March 7, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The Chamber Group)

The 32-year-old told the magazine,

“It’s been a little surreal, but I feel really good, healthy and strong.” Naturi also mentions the pregnancy came as a surprise but adds that “it’s such a blessing… I feel like being pregnant and entering this new stage has made me stronger and more excited about life in general. Everything seems so much more purposeful.”

NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 07: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Naturi Naughton Portrait Shoot on March 7, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The Chamber Group)

Ever since her fellow cast and crew of the show gained knowledge of her pregnancy, they’ve become protective of her on set.

“They’ve been really good at keeping it on the low, but they’re also super excited,” she says. “Omari [Hardwick], who plays my husband, we have kids on the show and he’s like, ‘Now you get to be experiencing motherhood in real life!’ Everyone’s been really supportive.”

The Actress has been eating healthier too. When speaking of her diet she said,

“I love kale, I love strawberries and pineapples, but I’m not proud of this … I’ve been eating Cup Noodles. I really want salty, spicy things, and Cup Noodles has been really awesome. I haven’t had one since college!”

Naturi plans to spend her Summer nesting and experiencing the joys of motherhood with her boyfriend, Ben.

Photo Credit: Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The Chamber Group, People, Instagram

17 Comments

  1. A

    March 22, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    She is glowing. Congrats Naturi.

  2. Tatafo

    March 22, 2017 at 10:21 pm

    Congrats to her! I was just watching old 3LW videos on YouTube 2 days ago.

    • Chi

      March 22, 2017 at 10:26 pm

      Yeah…… they treated her badly back then cuz she was the only dark skinned one, but she’s the most successful by far now. Adrienne went and married a serial adulterer and the other one crashed and burned never to be heard of again.

  3. Angie

    March 22, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    I wonder how this will play into her role in Power. Maybe it will be Shawns kid.

    • Roli

      March 23, 2017 at 6:40 am

      Shawn ke?

      You still have a lot of episodes to go oh. Ain’t no way it’s Shawn. You will see why.

  4. IY

    March 23, 2017 at 6:07 am

    @Temi, Thou shall not judge , have you not also sinned?

  5. Joke

    March 23, 2017 at 6:25 am

    As much as I don’t want to sound judgmental it’s such a shame that over 70% of black kids in America are born to single mothers. It’s really an epidemic that’s keeping black people down. There are already enough things affecting black people all over the world and if possible single parenthood shouldn’t be added to the mix…

  6. Oluwakemi T

    March 23, 2017 at 7:41 am

    All them George n Georgina’s of the world. Well done … Clap for yourself, if only Man was God..thankfully y’all are not. Worry about yourself getting to heaven first ….

  7. Suga

    March 23, 2017 at 7:49 am

    Thank you very much @Temi for having the courage to shout it just as it is, regardless. He who have ears, let him hear. GBAM!!!!

  8. N

    March 23, 2017 at 8:10 am

    A child is a beautiful gift from God, in wedlock or out of it. Thank God human beings are not God you would have chosen who the sun should shine on and who should breath air.

  9. word

    March 23, 2017 at 9:03 am

    Even the bible you referred to states that correction should be done in love. So much anger in your comment. Reading this, i blinked when i got to the 1st ”bastard”, cos u made a true point with the 1st sentence. Then blew it with the 2nd. Then i got to ”This woman has sin”, Exactly what those Pharisees that wanted to stone the harlot said. Look Temi, there is no big sin or small sin, so if you are 100% void of what, in our thinking, we term the minutest of sins, live in peace with these venomous comments. If not, bow your head in recognition that u are not holier….just like those Pharisees did.

  10. Beard gang

    March 23, 2017 at 9:37 am

    Bastard is now considered hard language so why label an innocent child that? Did the child force its conception? Did you skip the part were your bible says condemn the sin and not the sinner? How inhumane can you be? Her ‘bastard’ is nothing to be proud of?! Seriously? This bullshit you penciled down is far from what the bible preaches…HATE AND ENVANGELISM can never be 5 & 6…you really said ‘this woman is with sin’ so laughable, the day a man thinks he is without sin is the day he equates himself with God…’this is why many bad things are happening in the world’ lol…you think it is man’s ‘sinlessness’ that guarantees good things? You clearly don’t understand grace and christianity

  11. Santina

    March 23, 2017 at 9:51 am

    Congratulations! She is a beauty!

  12. SmH

    March 23, 2017 at 10:04 am

    Na wa for u people…..the child is a bastard because the child is due t be born out of Wedlock….wooooow. Religion has blinded your eyes and minds.

    Jesus Christ, the main and key person in Christianity and the Bible? was born out of wedlock!!!!!

    What do you have to say about that????

  13. Onyii

    March 23, 2017 at 10:47 am

    Temi, where is ur comment?

  14. Oluwakemi T

    March 23, 2017 at 11:32 am

    @bellanaija… you people now swallow comments too.

    Well done ooo…..

  15. Brittany

    March 23, 2017 at 4:16 pm

    What great news. Naturi is a very talented artist. I found out that I am pregnant with baby#2, thanks to conceiveeasy for making it happen,

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