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Supermodel Doutzen Kroes Expecting Second Child

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Doutzen Kroes, the Dutch model who often appears in Victoria’s Secret catalogs and shows, is expecting her second child with her husband, a DJ named Sunnery James. More from US Magazine:

The 29-year-old Victoria’s Secret model shared the good news by posting a nude photo of herself flaunting her small baby bump.

“This is not a #throwbackthursday this is now!” she captioned the picture. “So happy to share with you that we are expecting.”

In what appears to be a professional photo, Kroes strikes a pose for the camera while standing completely naked. The model covers her breasts with one hand and holds her burgeoning bump with the other.

The Dutch model and her Dutch DJ husband, who wed in November 2010, are already parents to son Phyllon, 3.

Image: Doutzen Kroes, via Jaguar PS / Shutterstock.com
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Parents to Protest Victoria’s Secret Ad Campaign

Monday, April 1st, 2013

A nationwide “silent and peaceful” protest aimed at the lingerie store Victoria’s Secret is being organized for April 6 by a parenting organization called The Mommy Lobby, in an attempt to convince the company to stop an ad campaign that features teen girls in sexually suggestive settings. The “Bright Young Things” ads advertise the company’s PINK line, which the company says is aimed at young women between ages 18 and 22. More from Fox News:

The marketing campaign, for Victoria’s Secret’s PINK line, first caught the attention of The Mommy Lobby’s CEO Cindy Chafin about a month ago. Since then, her group has been speaking out against the “bright young things” ads, which show younger girls in skimpy underwear with slogans like “Call Me” and “Feeling Lucky?”

The lacy thongs and bikini underwear, one style is called “The Date Panty,” are seemingly aimed at a younger buyer, Chafin said, and the members of The Mommy Lobby felt action needed to be taken.

“Victoria’s Secret, they are a corporation. They are free to run their product. We totally get that, but I think there comes a point where there are boundaries,” she told FOX 411. “Our daughters are not sex objects. We really want them to be innocent and young as long as possible…and [Victoria’s Secret is] not helping that.”

Amid the controversy, Victoria’s Secret posted on their Facebook page that the PINK line is aimed at 18 to 22 year olds.

“In response to questions we recently received, Victoria’s Secret PINK is a brand for college-aged women,” the message read.

But at a recent conference Business Insider reported the company’s CFO Stuart Burgdoerfer said, “When somebody’s 15 or 16-years-old, what do they want to be? They want to be older, and they want to be cool like the girl in college, and that’s part of the magic of what we do at PINK.”

Victoria’s Secret also recently teamed up with tween idol Justin Bieber for several of their projects. His voice provides the music for a recent video for the 2013 Swim line, and he performed—along with Rihanna—at this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Image via The Mommy Lobby

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Model Adriana Lima Pregnant with Second Child

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Adriana Lima, known for her work with Victoria’s Secret, is pregnant with her second child, PEOPLE.com reports.  This will be the second child for the Brazilian model and her husband, former NBA player Marko Jaric.  The couple has a 2-year-old daughter, Valentina.

Lima told PEOPLE, “The entire family is very excited, especially Valentina. She keeps blowing kisses to my belly and saying, ‘Kisses for the baby.’”

For more expecting celebs, check out Parents.com’s Celebrity BumpWatch 2012.

Image: Adriana Lima, via s_bukley / Shutterstock.com

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