Pre-baby jitters!Artem Chigvintsevshared his worries about changing into a first-time father earlier than fiancée Nikki Bellagave beginning to their first son, Matteo.
While driving to the hospital earlier than the previous WWE star, 37, gave beginning, the Dancing With the Starsseason 29 winner, 38, defined throughout the Thursday, January 14, episode ofTotal Bellas that he was “nervous” about connecting with their child. “I haven’t got the identical attachment as a result of it is not inside me for 9 months,” Artem instructed his longtime love inUs Weekly‘s unique clip. Nikki assured the skilled dancer that he was “an incredible dad.”
During his confessional, Artem admitted that he was “s–ting” himself. “I’m sitting within the automotive pondering, ‘This is it.’ You do not actually get it till you course of it,” he stated, about Nikki going into labor. “I’m like, ‘The water broke. The water broke? Oh s–t.'”
Nikki, for her half, instructed viewers in her confessional that she “couldn’twait to expertise” being a mother. “I’m about to push a life out of me.That is loopy. I can not look forward to that. I can not wait to meet Matteo,” the “Total Bellas Podcast” host gushed. “It’s sinking in as I stroll into the hospital, that is the final time it is gonna be simply Artem and I.”
The couple first met once they had been partnered collectively on season 25 ofDWTS in 2017. Things did not get romantic between them till years later. Nikki and Artemsparked romance rumors in January 2019, and after lower than a yr collectively, the Russia native acquired down on one knee and proposed in November 2019. The pair did not announce their engagementuntil January 2020.
That identical month, Nikki and her twin sister, Brie Bella, each revealed that they had been pregnant and due per week and a half aside. Nikki and Artem welcomed their son, Matteo, on July 31, 2020. “Our child boy is right here and we could not be HAPPIER and extra in LOVE!” theIncomparable creator wrote on Instagram on the time. One day later, her sister andhusband Daniel Bryanwelcomed their second little one collectively, a son named Buddy.