Bachelor star Bekah Martinez is going to be a mother!
Martinez was a contender on season 22 of ABC’s reality show The Bachelor. Martinez was one of the youngest contestants to grace the show in its long-running reality show’s history.
Bekah may have lost out on winning bachelor Arie Luyendy Jr.‘s heart but there are no regrets for the mom-to-be and now Martinez is starting the next chapter of her life as a mama.
The Bachelor star who has been dating boyfriend Grayston Leonard for the past seven months announced her joyous news on Wednesday.
Martinez recalled the moment she learned she was expecting to Pow Wow, “ I was in disbelief and thought, ‘Is this really happening?’ I immediately called Grayston and then went across the street to the Dollar Tree and bought two more pregnancy tests. They, of course, were both positive.”
A source close to the 22-year-old reality star revealed that “she is really excited to share this news with everyone and says she is ready for this new and exciting chapter.”
Bekah admitted her pregnancy was unplanned and revealed she just hit her 20-week mark in her pregnancy. She recalled her first trimester was, “a little rough," but is feeling much better now that she has gotten through the first trimester. Bekah can’t believe how time is flying by and admitted, “It’s going by so fast!" and said, “I’m feeling super energized."
With all the exciting events that have taken place for the bachelor star don’t expect wedding bells for Martinez and her beau anytime soon. The two have no plans to tie the knot before she gives birth to their first child. “It’s a horrible idea for us to consider with all of the hormones and the stress we’re experiencing. The last thing we need is to consider another commitment on top of what we’re already going through…Regardless, we’re bound together by sharing this little life.”