Simone Biles Makes a Surprise Announcement: She’s Having a Baby!
The world of sports is reacting in shock today after Olympic superstar Simone Biles announced she’s pregnant with her first child.
Fans of the 25-year-old gymnast were taken by surprise when the five-time Olympic gold medalist revealed the news of her upcoming baby on Instagram. According to Biles, her and her partner, former NFL player Jonathan Owens, are “beyond ecstatic and grateful” to be expecting their first bundle of joy.
Reactions to the Pregnancy Announcement
Reactions to the news of Biles’ pregnancy have been overwhelmingly positive on social media, with many of her fans and followers congratulating the couple on their exciting news.
Olympic gold medallists Aly Raisman and Laurie Hernandez were among those who took to Instagram to express their love and support for the couple, with Hernandez posting multiple heart emojis in the comments section of Biles’ announcement post.
What’s Next for Simone and Jonathan
Despite the pregnancy announcement, it is believed that Biles will continue to pursue her career in gymnastics. According to her agent, she has “no intention” of slowing down and will be competing in the 2021 Olympics.
Simone and Jonathan are currently on a “welcome break” and spending time together “nesting and preparing” for their baby.
Important Things to Know:
- Date of Pregnancy Announcement: April 8, 2021
- Baby’s Due Date: October 2021
- Simone Biles’ Career Plans: She will be competing in the 2021 Olympics
Simone Biles’ pregnancy announcement has brought joy and excitement to the world of sports. All of us here at Sporting World send our love and best wishes to Simone, Jonathan, and their future bundle of joy!