Brie and Nikki Bella are both expecting little ones – less than two weeks apart

Nikki and Brie Bella. (PHOTO: Getty/Gallo Images)
Nikki and Brie Bella. (PHOTO: Getty/Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Congratulations are in order. Twins Brie and Nikki Bella are both pregnant!

Speaking to People, the retired professional wrestlers revealed they’re due only two weeks apart.

"Wait, twins being pregnant at the same time?" Brie said.

"People are going to think that’s a joke. We both are shocked. People are going to think we planned it, but you can’t really plan pregnancy!"

"[It was] a total surprise," Nikki added.

"It took even me a good week to come to terms with like, 'Oh my gosh, I’m pregnant.' I’m not ready for it."

Brie, who has a daughter, Birdie Jo (2), with her husband, pro wrestler Daniel Bryan (38), said she was surprised to learn about her pregnancy so quickly after she decided she was only "meant to have one child".

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I can’t even begin to describe to all of you how happy I am! I’M GOING TO BE A MOM!! It’s something I have wanted to be my whole life. I was definitely shocked when I found out. And so nervous! I wasn’t expecting it and felt I wasn’t ready but this journey of life is unpredictable. I thank God every day and night for bringing this amazing blessing and miracle into my life! I am already SO IN LOVE!! My baby and I have already fought the flu together and had victory! So I know we can take on anything in this world we want to... together. ?? I love my little warrior baby! My baby is SO strong it’s crazy! (Mama felt it everyday first trimester lol) Can’t tell if it’s the wrestling genes or the ballroom!! Lol It has lover and fighter blood and I will help my baby be a game changer this world needs! Thank you all for the love and support! So happy not to keep it a secret anymore! I’m 13 weeks tomorrow and already showing a little! So goodbye big sweatshirts and back to my crop tops lol jk well maybe not! @thebriebella This life just wants you and I to be twinning at everything we do lol and even though we were shocked, beyond shocked, here’s another journey that I am so grateful to God to have you by my side. You have already been the best teacher! And Bird too lol making sure I drink a lot of water and telling me my belly is getting big. Goodness I love her so! Oh and @theartemc your pure joy, bliss, love and happiness has meant everything to me! To already watch you step up to be the best Dad for this little one makes my heart smile so big! I know we aren’t husband and wife yet but I love our commitment to this child already. Ok Bella Army prepare to get flooded with our pregnancy journey till August! And make sure to watch our @people magazine interview online and a fun interview and more pics will hit newsstands on Friday! And the third slide!! Omg my baby!!!????????????????‍??‍???? PS! Artem and I haven’t taken our cute pregnancy announcement pics yet lol but we are working on that! Brie and Bryan reminded us of that yesterday!! Lol

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Nikki said she and her fiancé, Dancing with the Stars coach Artem Chigvintsev, weren’t trying but she had a sneaky suspicion she might be expecting, CNN reports.

"I was in yoga and I kept getting this feeling that you need to take a pregnancy test, but I wasn’t even late yet," said Nikki, who recently got engaged to her beau in France.

"And so I’m like, 'Why do I keep having this feeling? Am I getting twin vibes from her [Brie] because she just told me she’s pregnant?'"

Nikki wanted to know for sure before she told Artem.

"I just want to do this by myself. When I came back in and it said pregnant I had to sit down for a second.

Brie shared the news with fans on Instagram, captioning the image, "We are shocked like all of you!!!"

"Never in a million years though did I think @thenikkibella and I would be having pregnant bellies together!!!"


The sisters began their career in wrestling as a tag team with the WWE and starred in a reality series that follows the lives of female wrestlers called Total Divas.

In 2016 they got their own spinoff show, Total Bellas.

(Sources: People, CNN, Instagram)

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