Last Monday, actress and model Blake Lively surprised followers when she revealed that she was expecting her and Ryan Reynolds‘ fourth child, causing a visible baby bump as she walked the red carpet at a Forbes event in New York City. Last weekend, Gossip Girl star Lively posed for more images of her pregnancy bump in an effort to keep paparazzi camped outside her home away from intruding on her family’s privacy. Shots of her pregnant belly were included in outfits ranging from underwear to swimwear to robes.
“Here are photos of me pregnant in real life so the 11 guys waiting outside my home for a [unicorn] sighting will leave me alone. You freak me and my kids out,”Lively, 35, wrote. She then thanked those who had unfollowed social media accounts that posted images of celebrity children. She also praised news organizations that did not publish photos of youngsters. “You all make all the difference. Much love,” she added .
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Kari Lively, a co-star of Reynolds’ ex-wife Brooke Mueller on “The Bachelorette,” posted the photo above with her own caption, along with several recent photos from their relationship that included one in which she and Reynolds were lounging by the pool. She is seen hanging out with her half-sister, actress Robyn Lively, at a spa in another snap. Samantha Stone and Taylor Swift are also seen in the slideshow.
At the 10th Annual Forbes Power Women’s Summit at Lincoln Center, Lively revealed her baby bump to the world. She had never mentioned it before and didn’t share more details during the event, but she did make a funny reference to it: “I just like to create. Whether that’s baking or storytelling or businesses or humans, I just really like creating,” she said, according to E! News.
Lydia Lively, who stars in the upcoming A Simple Favor film, revealed how she has inspired her children as a working mother. “I grew up watching a woman be everything: be a mom and also be the hardest working business woman I knew,” she added. “So it’s important for me for my kids to see that you don’t have to choose one or the other.”
“I don’t need them to choose to be a businesswoman or a mom,” Lively said. “They can be both or neither. But just for them to see that anything is possible. So it’s really important for me to do that.” Lively and Reynolds have two daughters, James, 7, Inez, 5, and Betty, 2 (in the couple photo above).
The last time Lively was on the big screen was in The Rhythm Section. According to reports, she signed on in May to make a sequel to A Simple Favor with Anna Kendrick. Paul Feig has also been brought back as director, and Jessica Sharzer will write the script. In addition to acting, Lively is also the founder of Betty Buzz, which offers healthy non-alcoholic drinks.
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