Congratulations are in order for Halle Bailey and her boyfriend DDG, who have revealed they’ve welcomed their first child together. As The Shade Room previously reported, fans initially speculated that the pair were expecting in October.
At the time, Bailey and DDG were spotted walking in Santa Monica, California. However, it seemed that the singer had a protruding bump.
Months later, on December 26, 2023, the pair celebrated their second anniversary. At the time, fans continued speculating that the pair welcomed a child. However, neither Bailey nor DDG confirmed or denied the public’s sentiments.
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Halle Bailey & DDG Reveal They’ve Welcomed A Child Together
On Saturday, January 6, Bailey took to Instagram to share a photo with fans. The picture featured an infant child’s hand with a gold bracelet that read, “Halo.”
Additionally, the photo seemed to show Bailey’s hand along with DDG’s hand holding the infant’s.
In the caption of the singer’s post, she explained that 2023 brought her “the greatest thing,” which is her son. Before she concluded her post, the 23-year-old even poked a little fun at social media’s interest in her newest family member.
“even though we’re a few days into the new year, the greatest thing that 2023 could have done for me, was bring me my son.. welcome to the world my halo 🥰👼🏽 ✨the world is desperate to know you 😉🤣♥️”
Around the same time, DDG also took to Instagram to share the same photo with his own caption. The rapper referred to Halo as his “biggest blessing by far.”
“my biggest blessing by far 👶🏽❤️ son son.. never been so in love baby halo”
Additionally, the rapper and YouTuber took to his Instagram Story to reshare his post with a few more words.
“The flyest kid in the universe has arrived…”
Social Media Reacts
Social media users entered The Shade Room’s comment section to share their reactions.
Instagram user @bigsexyofficial wrote.
“My girl wanted to enjoy her pregnancy as much as possible without evil , judgmental internet trolls harassing her! She released it on HER TIME not yours🗣”
While Instagram user @infamousriot added.
“The most private/public pregnancy ever lol”
Instagram user @urfaveforeign wrote.
“I love how she didn’t let the internet bully her and did things on her own time .”
While Instagram user @biggsteppakay2x added.
“she finished the little mermaid & went straight to business you go girl”
Instagram user @exact_lee wrote.
“Not she called yall desperate 😭 because that exactly what yall acted like..”
While Instagram user @theebrandoncarter211 added.
“The way i wouldna confirmed nothing to y’all until halo was graduating high school 😂😂”
Instagram user @ryork2601 referred to TSR’s 2024 viral calendar.
“January is already full for the Shaderoom Calendar, and it’s only the 6th!!!”
Before The Announcement, DDG Fueled Fan Curiosity
Before the couple’s Instagram announcement, DDG continued fueling fan speculation. Hours earlier, he released the music video for his song “Darryl Freestyle.”
The rapper mentioned “Halo” in the clip and referred to his mother.
The music video also showed the rapper cradling a bundle wrapped in blankets.
Roomies, please join us in sending congratulations to Halle Bailey and DDG!