March 25, 2010 09:00 AM by Nancy Floyd
American Idol season one finalist, Tamyra Gray, has announced that she’s pregnant! She and husband, former Color Me Badd member Sam Watters, are expecting their first child this summer. Keep reading for more of the exciting baby details…
Tamyra Gray, finalist on season one ofÂ American Idol, is pregnant! The 30-year-old star has announced that she is expecting her first child with husband, Sam Watters, former member of the 90′s boy band Color Me Badd. The couple wed in July 2006. This will be the first child for Gray and the second for Watters, who has a son from a previous marriage.
â€œIâ€™m just trying to take care of myself and enjoy it,â€Â theÂ American Idol star says of her pregnancy. The baby’s due date is scheduled for July. Gray says that she and her husband don’t want to find out the baby’s gender before the birth. Gray finished in fourth place on season one ofÂ American Idol much to the surprise of fans and critics everywhere. She subsequently landed a recurring role on Boston Public after her Idol stint.
Her new role of mother is something she’s trying to prepare for as best as she can, but it’s definitely a challenge. Compared with her time onÂ American Idol, Gray says that pregnancy is a lot more work.Â â€œThis is way harder thanÂ Idol,” Gray told Entertainment Weekly magazine.
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