“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Kandi Burruss, 43, has another baby on the way!
Burruss and husband Todd Tucker are expecting via surrogate, Bravo reports.
Earlier this year, Kandi opened up on their plans to have a surrogate during the Season 11 reunion episode of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” She revealed that they were planning to transfer embryos from her IVF process to their surrogate.
The baby will join son Ace, 3.
In a separate interview with The Daily Dish, Kandi said, “For me, it was like, clearly I have not been getting pregnant... it's just not happening. Luckily, it was a blessing we was able to get Ace through IVF, but in the process of doing IVF, we still have two more embryos. And with that being said, as soon as we had Ace, we knew that we would want to possibly use our other embryos, but I had a high-risk pregnancy last time, so that's why we decided we would consider surrogacy."
She admitted that she was reserved about surrogacy at first, saying, “Todd and I are both nervous about it. I think it's easier for Todd to handle or deal with because as a man he's used to somebody else carrying the baby. But for me it's a little bit harder for me to deal with the thought because I'm supposed to carry my own kids in my mind. But, hey, with science, it's made other options to be able to make it happen."
In February, Burruss even asked Andy Cohen for advice since he welcomed his son via surrogacy. She said, “I don’t want to get teary-eyed about it. I said, ‘Well I guess I’m going to have a baby momma.’ And he said, ‘Don’t you ever say that, because you are that baby’s mother and if you say that, you are taking away from yourself.”
Kandi is also the mom of daughter Riley, 17 while Todd is the father of daughter Kaela, both from previous relationships.
We’ll have to see if Kandi’s surrogacy becomes a storyline on Season 12 of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” which premieres November 3 on Bravo. Watch the trailer below!