UPDATE at 1:15pm on 6/14/19: Diddy has chimed in on his ex’s engagement, keeping it classy on Instagram while sharing a photo of the couple.
His caption: “Congratulations @Cassie and Alex. I wish you all nothing but love and happiness. God bless” He also added three heart emojis and the word “LOVE.”
Original story below:
Singer Cassie Ventura is expecting her first child with boyfriend Alex Fine.
The two announced the news via Instagram on Wednesday night, sharing a photo of them in a car as baby shoes dangled from its rearview mirror. “Can’t wait to meet our baby girl,” the 32-year-old singer captioned the post, “Love You Always & Forever.”
Fine, a 26-year-old bull rider, commented on the photo, writing: “Love both of you to the moon and back millions of times.”
On his own page, he shared another image from the shoot. “Letter to my Daughter,” he began in the caption. “I will be the first man in your life and will show you the greatest love and affection now and forever. I never thought my heart could grow bigger after meeting your mother… then I found out we were having you and I instantly felt a love that is so indescribable. I promise to be at every dance recital, concert, sporting event, school plays whatever you decide to do I will be there and support you. I am your No. 1 fan.”
The news comes eight months after Cassie’s split from longtime boyfriend Sean “Diddy” Combs. She and Fine went public with their romance in December 2018.
After their announcement, many of her celebrity friends jumped into her comments to share their congratulations.
“Congratulations Cass!!!! You’re going to be the best mommy!!!!” wrote Khloe Kardashian. Christina Milian commented “Congratulations!!!!!!!” three different times, while La La Anthony wrote, “Congratulations on ur blessing babe.”
Tameka “Tiny” Harris added, “Happy for u babe… congratulations,” while Eva Marcille left a trio of sunflower emojis on her page. Both Jordyn Woods and Kevin Hart’s wife Eniko Hart left heart emojis, while Naomi Campbell excitedly added, “YES!! PROUD OF YOU SIS.”
“Ahhhhhh congratulations beautiful,” shared Shanina Shaik. “I’m so so so happy for you! What a beauty she will be.”