Tika Sumpter Gives Birth To Her First Child

This year celebrities have been giving so much baby fever. Stars such as Angela Simmons, Wale, DJ Khaled and now Ciara announcing her pregnancy, are filling 2016 with bundle of joys. The Sparkle actress welcomed daughter Ella-Loren on October 8th, People confirms. Sumpter, 36, announced her pregnancy in August while promoting Southside with John Legend, then tweeted Monday evening hinting the arrival of the baby girl. Though she didn’t share any photos or details on the birth she tweeted “Dear Moms, dads and caretakers, I’m slow clapping for each and every one of you. It ain’t no joke.”

Earlier in October, she shared with People Magazine the reason she kept her pregnancy a secret for so long and that she wanted to “experience every moment of the pregnancy for herself and enjoy it without everybody else being in it with her.” "I didn't want to hear, 'Who's the dad? Are you with the dad?' Social media can be harsh, and I'm a mama bear, protective of my family," she continued. "So that's why I waited to tell people, including some friends."

PhotoCred:  Eonline.com

PhotoCred: Eonline.com

This past summer released Southside With You, where Sumpter portrayed Michelle Robinson (later Obama) in love story of now President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

PhotoCred: Southsidewithyou.com

PhotoCred: Southsidewithyou.com

Hopefully the actress shares baby pictures with us soon, although she is somewhat a private person and will probably want to wait until the baby is well over a few months.

Congrats Ms. Sumpter, enjoy motherhood!