Zonnique Pullins, daughter of Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle, is pregnant


Zonnique Pullins is going to be a mom.

The daughter of Tameka “Tiny” Cottle and stepdaughter of T.I. is pregnant and expecting her first child with rapper boyfriend Bandhunta Izzy, aka Israel James.

About Zonnique
OMG (initialism of “Officially Miss Guided”) was an American teenage girl group, initially known as the OMG Girlz. Their name is a play on words, it represents being young ladies “Miss” that are “Guided” in positive ways. Formed in 2009, by Tameka “Tiny” Cottle, the Atlanta-based girl group performed publicly for the first time on an episode of BET’s Tiny and Toya reality television series. They also have made appearances on the 2012 series T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle. Their mission was to inspire throughout the world and let them know they could stand together as friends, teens, and young women. They are possibly best known for their singles “Can’t Stop Loving You”, “Where the Boys At?”, and “Gucci This (Gucci That)”.
On December 31, 2017, OMG reunited to perform as a special guest during Zonnique’s opening set on the Great Xscape Tour with Xscape.
On January 3, 2018, the group updated their Facebook page. However, there has been no official word that the group will reunite.

Zonnique Pullins, daughter of Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle, is pregnant

About Pullins,

“Literally every year, probably for the past three years, this same rumor [that I was pregnant] had come out,” Pullins, 24, recently told People, adding, “This time I actually am pregnant. It’s weird!”

Pullins is five months along and says that so far her pregnancy has been “easy.”

Zonnique Pullins, daughter of Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle, is pregnant

“With it being my first time being pregnant, I had so many expectations and was thinking, ‘Oh, it’s going to be really hard,’ ” she said. “I never really had morning sickness.”

But the “#FTCU” singer admitted that COVID-19 has brought some unexpected complications along the way.

“It really sucks being pregnant during the coronavirus,” she told the mag. “At first, I’m like, ‘This is the perfect time, like everybody is locked in. I don’t have to worry about going out. So if I want to hide it for however long, I can hide.’ ”

She continued, “But when it comes to going to doctor’s appointments, I go to all of them by myself. I ask every single time, ‘Can I bring my boyfriend?’ And they’re like, ‘No, only you can come.’”

The artist is hopeful, however, that her boyfriend can be in the delivery room with her when their baby is due.

“I’m hoping by the time I’m ready to have the baby it will be over with. But I’m sure it won’t be, so I’ll be in there with one person, most likely. I’m just trying not to get my hopes too high anymore.”

Pullins admitted that she wasn’t all too thrilled when she first found out she was pregnant.

“I have a million brothers and sisters so I’ve always been the one like, ‘I’m not having a baby anytime soon,’” she said. “That was always my thing. So I was kind of sad at first, and my boyfriend was really excited from the jump.”

But “after a while, I’m like, ‘Now I feel like I can do this. It’s something that will mature me and change me in a great way.’ I’m trying to wrap my head around it, and now we are here.”

Pullins and Bandhunta, 23, have been dating for two years. They met through Instagram.

“He slid in my DMs, and we hit it off,” she said.

Bandhunta already has two kids, she told People.

Pullins will reveal the gender of her baby on her new talk show “The Mix” which premieres Tuesday at 7 p.m. on Fox Soul.