Draya Michele Reveals Pregnancy With 22-Year-Old NBA Star Jalen Green: “We Are Overjoyed”

Pregnancy rumors began swirling after Draya Michele showed up to her beau, Jalen Green’s, Houston Rocket’s game wearing baggy overalls in January.

The 39-year-old model, reality star, and entrepreneur has now confirmed that she and the 22-year-old NBA star are indeed expecting a baby girl, due in May of this year.

“As women, we navigate through so much, often leading us to question, ‘What is my purpose?'” she wrote in a lengthy Instagram post on International Women’s Day. “For me, the magic lies in motherhood and the awe-inspiring ability to bring life into this world over the span of two decades. It’s my superpower. And if anything can surpass the wonder of being a woman, it’s the privilege of bringing another woman into existence.”

She added, “We are overjoyed to share our love for you, little girl. I’m am excited to speak words to the daughter I never thought I’d have. We are anxious about your arrival, but take your time — this world can be tough. But know you are being brought into a space of love, security, and adornment. #28weeks #7months #comingMay2024 #girlmom.”

Draya’s announcement may have been met with less backlash if she and Green didn’t share a 17-year age gap. Her comment section immediately filled with opinions and scrutiny as some deemed her a “predator,” and claimed that she should “be in jail.”

“Yes officer, she’s right here,” one person commented as another called her “R. Shelly.” A third person said, “girl u need to be in jail, congrats tho,” as one more inquired, “Aren’t you tired of making broken homes?”

Draya and Green were first rumored to be dating last August when they were spotted out at a day party and then again near a Sugar Fish Sushi spot in LA.

Draya — who has been labeled negatively in the past for her alleged connections to athletes, rappers, and more — already has two sons. Her eldest, Kniko Howard, is currently pursuing his education at Georgia State University in Atlanta, and she has a younger son, Jru, with former NFL star, Orlando Scandrick.

“Well. It’s official. I’m a college mom,” she wrote upon her son’s first day. “I’m so proud of you son!!!!!! College whew. I mean I knew you’d make it here. I hope you grow, learn, make new friends here in ATL SHAWTY. I love you.”

She added, “Of all the things I’ve ever done wrong in this life you were there with me in the struggle always and you’re proof that I did ONE THING right (that’s you) love you. Gotta blast and cry. BRB. #GSU #panthers.

Congratulations to Draya!

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