News | Entertainment
19 May 2021 9:22
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Rachel Platten is expecting her second child

    The ‘Fight Song’ hitmaker and her husband Kevin Lazan are set to welcome their second child into the world, Rachel has announced on Instagram


    Alongside a picture of herself debuting her baby bump, she wrote: "Here's the other half of what I've been creating this year. Baby #2 coming in hot. This was a hard secret to keep (sic)”

    The 39-year-old singer and her husband are already parents to two-year-old daughter Violet Skye, and recently celebrated 10 years of marriage in July.

    Posting a sweet tribute to Kevin on social media at the time of their anniversary, Rachel wrote: “My best friend, my soulmate, my biggest champion, my solid ground, the absolute love of my life. Kevin, you are the funniest person I’ve ever met, you are the the smartest, the sexiest, silliest, steadiest, kindest, loyalist, funnest. You are my secret weapon, my shoulder to cry on, my whole entire world. I love the life we’ve built. I love watching you be the most loving dad to violet. I love the lessons we’ve learned. I love the ups and i love the downs.

    “I love who you were 15 years ago when we first met and i loved you 10 years ago when we said i do, and honestly i love you even more now. Ours is a true love story written in the stars. Thank you sweet husband for everything. Happy anniversary. (sic)”

    And Rachel opened up last month about her struggles with “mom guilt”, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic has made her realise how much time she usually spends away from her daughter.

    But the singer is learning to have more “grace” for herself, as she said she wants to show her toddler “this example of being a boss”.

    She said: "I don't know what it is - but the amount of time I've been home and not touring and available for Violet this year were GLORIOUS. But it's such a stark contrast to how much I'm able to be there when my career gets busy and now, as it starts to pick up again and i see what life might look like soon, it just makes me feel sad and GUILTY.

    “And then wise little violet picks up on my anxiety and clings and needs me MORE. And then comes more guilt because my career also needs me. And then there's all those feelings of not-enough of me to go around mixed with the guilt and it's honestly a f'ing brutal cocktail. Wahhh.

    “I want to have grace for myself as i try to juggle it all. I wouldn't talk to a friend this way and i am sick of how I've been talking to myself. (sic)”

    © 2021 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     19 May: Mary McCartney has got a new puppy
     19 May: Kelly Brook "doesn't have the instinct" for marriage or kids
     19 May: Vanessa Bryant paid an emotional tribute to her late husband Kobe as he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday (15.05.21)
     19 May: Angelina Jolie was “really challenged” by home schooling
     19 May: Behati Prinsloo “definitely” wants more children
     19 May: Dolly Parton joked Botox is the reason she always looks so happy
     19 May: Alex Rodriguez is "not thrilled" about Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck's reunion
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    A question mark remains whether two Crusaders loose forwards tour across the Tasman More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Transmission Gully's environmental performance has gone from bad to worse More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Mary McCartney has got a new puppy 9:12

    Entertainment:
    Kelly Brook "doesn't have the instinct" for marriage or kids 8:42

    Health & Safety:
    Counties Manukau DHB is being called out over a lack of communication 8:17

    Business:
    Transmission Gully's environmental performance has gone from bad to worse 8:17

    Entertainment:
    Vanessa Bryant paid an emotional tribute to her late husband Kobe as he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday (15.05.21) 8:12

    Politics:
    The freight industry is being urged to implement digital logs for truck drivers 8:07

    Health & Safety:
    Stress during pregnancy can impair a baby's brain development 7:57

    Politics:
    Auckland Council expects the impact of Covid-19 to linger for another three years 7:47

    Entertainment:
    Angelina Jolie was “really challenged” by home schooling 7:42

    Environment:
    A pest plague could be on the cards next summer 7:37


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd