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Leigh-Anne Pinnock shares behind-the-scenes video from pregnancy announcement photoshoot


She revealed she’s expecting her first child with her footballer fiancé Andre Gray on Tuesday, by unveiling a series of glamorous baby bump shots.

And mum-to-be Leigh-Anne Pinnock has shared a behind-the-scenes video from the stunning pregnancy announcement, giving her fans a glimpse of what went on backstage at the shoot, which she joked was ‘extra’.

In a clip shared to her Instgarm on Friday, the Little Mix singer, 29, was seen sharing a giggle with her footballer beau, also 29, as their team worked around them to get that perfect shot. 

Sneak peek: Mum-to-be Leigh-Anne Pinnock has shared a behind-the-scenes video from her pregnancy announcement photoshoot, giving her fans a glimpse of what went on backstage at the shoot, which she joked was 'extra'.

Sneak peek: Mum-to-be Leigh-Anne Pinnock has shared a behind-the-scenes video from her pregnancy announcement photoshoot, giving her fans a glimpse of what went on backstage at the shoot, which she joked was ‘extra’.

Pregnant Leigh-Anne looked radiant as she displayed her growing baby bump in a jaw-dropping green bra and matching billowing skirt, while her shirtless beau tenderly held her at the waist.

The couple could be seen turning this way and that as they gazed at the camera, with the majority of snaps seeing Andre placing a gentle hand on his partner’s burgeoning stomach.

Proving they were having fun on the set, the couple were seen bursting into a fit of giggles, with Leigh-Anne turning her face away to laugh.

Fun times: In a clip shared to her Instgarm on Friday, the Little Mix singer, 29, was seen sharing a giggle with her footballer beau, also 29, as their team worked around them to get that perfect shot

Fun times: In a clip shared to her Instgarm on Friday, the Little Mix singer, 29, was seen sharing a giggle with her footballer beau, also 29, as their team worked around them to get that perfect shot

The backstage images also see two people fluttering the end of Leigh-Anne’s skirt, giving a rippling effect for the photographs.

Captioning the video, the Black Magic hitmaker took the opportunity to thank her fans for their support following their baby announcement.

She penned: ‘Thank you to everyone for your beautiful words. Feeling beyond blessed.

Baby love: Pregnant Leigh-Anne looked radiant as she displayed her growing baby bump in a jaw-dropping green bra and matching billowing skirt, while her shirtless beau tenderly held her at the waist

Baby love: Pregnant Leigh-Anne looked radiant as she displayed her growing baby bump in a jaw-dropping green bra and matching billowing skirt, while her shirtless beau tenderly held her at the waist

Strike a pose: The couple could be seen turning this way and that as they gazed at the camera, with the majority of snaps seeing Andre placing a gentle hand on his partner's burgeoning stomach

Strike a pose: The couple could be seen turning this way and that as they gazed at the camera, with the majority of snaps seeing Andre placing a gentle hand on his partner’s burgeoning stomach

‘Thank you @dionnesmithofficial for capturing this all on video for us.’

It comes after the singer revealed she’s expecting her first child with her footballer fiancé Andre, after the couple announced their engagement back in May last year. 

She shared a trio of images on Instagram on Tuesday and wrote alongside: ‘We’ve dreamed about this moment for so long and we can’t believe the dream is finally coming true… we can’t wait to meet you.’ 

Hard at work: The backstage images also see two people fluttering the end of Leigh-Anne's skirt, giving a rippling effect for the photographs

Hard at work: The backstage images also see two people fluttering the end of Leigh-Anne’s skirt, giving a rippling effect for the photographs

A further glimpse: Leigh-Anne and Andre appeared to be having fun on their shoot, with the couple later seen sharing a laugh on set

A further glimpse: Leigh-Anne and Andre appeared to be having fun on their shoot, with the couple later seen sharing a laugh on set

Thank you: Captioning the video, the Black Magic hitmaker took the opportunity to thank her fans for their support following their baby announcement

Thank you: Captioning the video, the Black Magic hitmaker took the opportunity to thank her fans for their support following their baby announcement

Leigh-Anne looked breathtaking in the images as she posed in a bra with billowing green sleeves and a skirt with luxurious lengths of matching silk material, while shirtless Andre posed alongside her in one of the shots. 

Making sure the shoot turned out perfectly, she was flanked by a fantastic glam squad, she tagged the team, including hairstylist Dionne Smith, her make-up artist Hila and Little Mix’s stylists Zack Tate and Jamie Mcfarland.

Dionne shared a breathtaking behind-the-scenes video from the shoot and added a caption reading: ‘Congratulations to you both I am looking forward to seeing your bundle of joy when he/she arrives…

Baby joy: It comes after the singer revealed she's expecting her first child with her footballer fiancé Andre, after the couple announced their engagement back in May last year

Baby joy: It comes after the singer revealed she’s expecting her first child with her footballer fiancé Andre, after the couple announced their engagement back in May last year

‘It was great to be apart of this special day and I enjoyed giving @leighannepinnock a little something different? I mean come on guys how gorgeous does she look and what do you think about her hair?’

Her Little Mix bandmates Jade Thirlwall, 28, and Perrie Edwards, 27, alongside a host of other stars were quick to congratulate the star.   

Clearly delighted for their pal, Jade penned: ‘love you so much look at this family’, while Perrie added: ‘I can’t stop staring at these pictures. You’re a vision. Ily both so much! CONGRATULATIONS my beautiful sister!’

The beauty went on to discuss her ‘extra’ baby reveal during an appearance with Little Mix on BBC Radio 1 with host Nick Grimshaw on Wednesday.

Sharing her excitement over the pregnancy, Leigh-Anne said: ‘I can’t believe it! Honestly, just in shock. But it’s the most incredible thing ever so I’m just on cloud nine. It’s just mad!’ 

Hold me close: She shared a trio of images on Instagram on Tuesday and wrote alongside: 'We've dreamed about this moment for so long and we can't believe the dream is finally coming true... we can't wait to meet you'

Hold me close: She shared a trio of images on Instagram on Tuesday and wrote alongside: ‘We’ve dreamed about this moment for so long and we can’t believe the dream is finally coming true… we can’t wait to meet you’

Incredible: The Black Magic hitmaker looked positively radiant in the green ensemble

Incredible: The Black Magic hitmaker looked positively radiant in the green ensemble

An honour: Her Little Mix bandmates Jade Thirlwall, 28, and Perrie Edwards, 27, alongside a host of other stars were quick to congratulate the star

An honour: Her Little Mix bandmates Jade Thirlwall, 28, and Perrie Edwards, 27, alongside a host of other stars were quick to congratulate the star

She added of her photoshoot: ‘Would you expect anything less? I’m so extra. It needed to be extra. And it had to be green as well.’ 

Her bump debut comes after she was seen in a series of baggy ensembles in recent weeks, with her last appearance on Friday 30 April in London, where she wore a baggy khaki green outfit which hid her stomach perfectly. 

Leigh-Anne recently praised her footballer partner as her ‘backbone’ and admitted she finds his attitude towards race ‘inspiring’. 

Extra: She later added of her photoshoot: 'Would you expect anything less? I'm so extra. It needed to be extra. And it had to be green as well'

Extra: She later added of her photoshoot: ‘Would you expect anything less? I’m so extra. It needed to be extra. And it had to be green as well’ 

She said: ‘Andre is like my backbone. If I didn’t have someone like that through this experience, I don’t know what I would have done… 

‘We’ve always had amazing talks about [experiencing racism], from when we’ve met. I love how pro-black he is. It’s inspiring for me.’

The singer said she wants to be a role model for other young black girls.

Hiding: Her bump debut comes after she was seen in a series of baggy ensembles in recent weeks, with her last appearance on Friday 30 April in London, where she wore a baggy khaki green outfit which hid her stomach perfectly

Hiding: Her bump debut comes after she was seen in a series of baggy ensembles in recent weeks, with her last appearance on Friday 30 April in London, where she wore a baggy khaki green outfit which hid her stomach perfectly

She added: ‘There’s only so much you can take of feeling like you are the invisible one, or you’re being overlooked. There had to come a point where I see this as my power and I now do. It is…

‘Being black is my power. And I want young Black girls around the world to see that. One of the reasons I didn’t want to speak at the beginning was because I was so scared of offending [Little Mix fans] and losing them… 

‘But I just thought: this is not about me. The reason that I am here, in this position, is for me to speak out and do something.’

Surprise! Andre, who plays for Watford FC, proposed to Leigh-Anne in May at their home during lockdown

Surprise! Andre, who plays for Watford FC, proposed to Leigh-Anne in May at their home during lockdown

Andre, who plays for Watford FC, proposed to Leigh-Anne in May at their home during lockdown.

Explaining the moment Andre got on one knee, Leigh-Anne said he ‘set up candles like something out of a movie.’  

Speaking on Bumble’s ‘My Love Is…’ podcast in November, she said the pair were watching a movie at the time. 

Baby news! The singer revealed she's expecting after the couple announced their engagement back in May (pictured in a post she shared in February)

Baby news! The singer revealed she’s expecting after the couple announced their engagement back in May (pictured in a post she shared in February)

She continued: ‘Then it cut out and there was pictures of us, it was playing our song, then the screen changed to ‘Will you marry me?’ and he was on one knee.’

Andre said he had been planning to pop the question to Leigh-Anne for quite some time, but struggled after the UK’s first lockdown was put into place in March.

He also said his sister stepped in to help him pull off the proposal, making sure he could make the moment as romantic as possible. 

Leigh-Anne and Andre first announced their engagement as they celebrated their fourth anniversary. 

Getting married! Leigh-Anne and Andre, who plays for Watford FC, first announced their engagement as they celebrated their fourth anniversary in May 2020

Getting married! Leigh-Anne and Andre, who plays for Watford FC, first announced their engagement as they celebrated their fourth anniversary in May 2020

Taking to Instagram, footballer Gray posed alongside his fiancée as she showed off her diamond engagement ring shortly after accepting his proposal, while adding the caption: ‘Let the caption speak for itself this time… Hasta la muerte.’

Shortly after, Leigh-Anne commented on the news herself, writing: ‘Guys.. wtf has just happened… He bloody did it, and I said yes…

‘I’m marrying my soul mate, the man of my flipping dreams… I am lost for words, so I think I’m just going to go cry some more @andregray_ I love you so much. My world is literally complete’. 

On Capital Breakfast hours before the announcement, she said of the prospect of her wedding: ‘Oh my god, listen, I still need to plan an engagement party [laughs] you know what I mean?…

‘Obviously I want to do something amazing but there’s just so much going on, and obviously with COVID, it pushed everything back annoyingly’.

Tears: Andre previously said he had been planning to pop the question to Leigh-Anne for quite some time, but struggled after the UK's first lockdown was put into place in March 2020

Tears: Andre previously said he had been planning to pop the question to Leigh-Anne for quite some time, but struggled after the UK’s first lockdown was put into place in March 2020

When they postponed the tour, the group – who released their Confetti album in November – said in a series of tweets: ‘You know how much we love being on the road and performing every night for you all.

‘However, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, we must prioritise the safety of our fans and crew and help to stop the spread.

‘Therefore we’re so sad to say that the Confetti tour will be postponed to April 2022. 

‘All tickets will be valid for the corresponding rescheduled dates and we’re taking this chance to add an additional show for our fans in Cardiff. (sic)’     

On hold: It comes after Little Mix were forced to postpone their upcoming Confetti World Tour, their first without Jesy Nelson, until 2022 due to the Covid pandemic 



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