'Black Ink Crew: Chicago' star Charmaine expecting first child
UPI News Service, 12/02/2019
Black Ink Crew: Chicago star Charmaine Walker is going to be a mom.
The 29-year-old television personality announced in an Instagram post Sunday that she's expecting her first child with her fiance, Neek Bey.
Walker is 20 weeks pregnant and shared the news by posting a video of herself getting an ultrasound.
"Expecting Baby Bey March 2020," she captioned the post.
Walker gave a shoutout to her late mom, Glenda Walker, who died in October.
"She was so excited," Walker said of her mom. "The night before she unexpectedly passed away she said 'I still can't believe my baby is having a baby!' I'll never forget those words. This has been an emotional roller coaster but I'm blessed to be bringing life into this world. #BabyBey."
Walker's Black Ink Crew: Chicago co-star Ryan Henry and Black Ink Crew: New York star Young Bae were among those to congratulate the couple in the comments.
"I got DIBBBBBS.. 'UncleMan UncleMan yea datsss meeeee!'" Henry wrote.
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"Omggggggg Congrats!!!!!!!!" Bae added.
Walker and Bey got engaged in South Carolina in May. Walker wore her engagement ring and her mom's wedding ring in a photo with Bey in November.
Walker came to fame on Black Ink Crew: Chicago, which will return for sixth season Dec. 4 on VH1. The show follows the staff at the African American-owned tattoo shop 9MAG in Chicago, Ill.
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