British X-Factor contestant Cher Lloyd has announced the birth of her first child, a beautiful baby girl. The singer took to social media to share some sweet snaps of her daughter, letting her followers know that both she and her husband Craig Monk are "so in love" with their new addition.
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The 24-year-old reality starlet confirmed that the couple welcomed Delilah-Rae on May 25th, and we have to say that the pictures are just as adorable as her name. One shows the little one in a gorgeous pale pink romper and ruffled white shirt as she grips onto a finger and a crisp white bunny, while another is a close up of Delilah's feet, with her parents wedding rings hanging from the toes.
Cher and Craig married in 2013, when the star was just 19. They waited until this year to start a family, keeping the pregnancy relatively private and not revealing the happy news until February of this year. The "Swagger Jagger" singer shared the news by posting a bumpalicious picture of herself in a black and white pose that showed her curves, apologizing to fans for her lack of posts and promising new music - and a new baby - were on the way. The young star expressed how excited she was to become a mother.
I know it seems like I’ve been quiet for a while but I wanted to take this opportunity to bring you all up to speed on what I’ve been up to over the last year. I decided to take some time away from the public eye to focus on what really matters and get back to what I truly love doing. As you all know, making music and singing is where it all began for me, it’s what makes me truly happy, and I wanted to get back to that happy place once again, enter the studio and focus on simply making great music for you all. I’m so happy to announce that I now have a collection of amazing new songs (that I cannot wait to share with you all!), but also, there’s another reason why I’m writing to you today and that’s because I am beyond thrilled to inform you all that my husband Craig and I are also expecting our first child in May!!! We are absolutely over the moon to share this news with you all. I am so excited to enter this new chapter in my life, surrounded by family I love, a supportive team around me and with music I’ve worked super hard on and am so excited and proud to reveal to you later in the year. And now we're going to have a little baby to enjoy this experience with us along the way! Thank you all for being so patient, as you now know, I’ve been a busy little bee but I promise it’ll be worth the wait! I’m excited for all that 2018 has in store for me and I can’t wait to see you all very soon! Cher x
Craig already has a six-year-old daughter from a previous relationship, but it's rumored that he hasn't spoken to her in over a year. As for Cher's relationship with her mentor on X-Factor, Cheryl, it looks like that's on hold too, with the new mom revealing that the once close pair haven't spoken in a long time. There are no hard feelings on Cher's end though, as she told interviewers that she can totally understand that Cheryl is busy being a mother, herself.
The two became close during Cher's rise to fame as a contestant on the 2010 run of the UK show. Although the brunette beauty didn't win, she enjoyed limited success in both England and America with her first album, Sticks and Stones. Keep an eye out for new music from the songstress, who is still under contract with Epic Records.