Cupid's Pulse Article: ‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ Star Brie Bythewood on Celebrity Baby News: “There Won’t Be Any Pregnancy Scenes on the Show”Cupid's Pulse Article: ‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ Star Brie Bythewood on Celebrity Baby News: “There Won’t Be Any Pregnancy Scenes on the Show”

Interview by Lori Bizzoco. Written by Ann Luther.

We fell in love with her on the premiere season of Blood, Sweat and Heels. Her name is Brie Bythewood, third-generation New  Yorker, real estate developer, fashion goddess, and now, soon-to-be mother to a precious baby girl. She was a class act on BS&H, doing her thing as a successful working woman. Still, she left us with so many questions about her life off-camera, from dating to fashion and everything in between. On the brink of her celebrity pregnancy announcement, had the pleasure of interviewing the reality TV star and got the delicious scoop on her celebrity baby news as well as her longtime relationship and love.

Reality TV Star Opens Up About Relationship and Love Interest

To catch fans up to your celebrity baby news, let’s talk about Season 1. Your boyfriend was never revealed on the show. Is this a new love interest for you? 

My boyfriend has been in my life for quite a while. He is the man that has held my heart and stood by my side before, during and after Blood, Sweat & Heels. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it forever: I’m so happy that he will be the first man my daughter ever loves. He’s one of the good guys, and he honestly makes me the happiest girl in the world. We’re looking forward to beginning this new chapter of our lives together.

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Who was the first person on the cast to reach out and congratulate you? 

The first person from the cast to reach out to me was my lady love, Demetria, quickly followed by my sis, Geneva. I love those gals. They are friends like no other and I adore them both beyond words. The following day, I received a very sweet text from Daisy who, fittingly, has always called me Momma Brie.

We heard you had an amazing gender reveal party and that you are having a little girl. Congratulations! What was your initial reaction to the pink balloons? 

From the moment we found out we were expecting, I believed we were going to have a baby girl. So much so that I made a bet with my boyfriend. He confidently accepted because he was certain our baby was a boy. The moment we opened the box at our gender reveal party and the pink balloons appeared, I screamed and jumped up and down as I quickly exclaimed, “I knew it!! Told you so!!!” For one week my boyfriend had to incorporate pink in his wardrobe, which he did quite creatively and with great pride, knowing it was all in celebration of his baby girl.


Cupid's Pulse Article: ‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ Star Brie Bythewood on Celebrity Baby News: “There Won’t Be Any Pregnancy Scenes on the Show”
Brie’s gender reveal party. Photo: Pamela Mahmoud


Brie Bythewood Shares More Details About Celebrity Baby News and Pregnancy

How are your parents handling the news?

They adore my boyfriend and absolutely love the relationship that he and I have. Naturally, they were thrilled for us and for the future we’re building together as a family. They melted with so much emotion and love when we broke the news to them. They instantly fell madly in love with my belly. My Mom actually started a collection of books and toys quite some time ago hoping she’d one day have a grandchild to share it all with. And now, she finally does. I used to laugh at her for her purchases, but now it all makes perfect sense. And my Dad is too cute. He’s already planning a family vacation based on dates that he asked my boyfriend and I to approve with the doctor just to make sure his granddaughter would be healthy enough to fly at that time. It’s all about her now and that’s such a beautiful reality. They shower my baby girl with so much love, care and attention. It’s the most beautiful thing sharing this experience with my parents from the eyes of a parent rather than just as their child. They’ve always been the most amazing parents and now I’m standing on the outside witnessing them take on their newest role as the most amazing grandparents.

What are some of the things going through your mind as you think about having a little girl?  What are you most excited about?

I can’t wait to revisit my childhood through my daughter. I’m excited to share the experiences with her that my parents shared with me. It makes me giggle when I find myself humming a song only to realize it’s a nursery rhyme. She’s alone in there, so I want her to be as comfortable as possible knowing that mommy and daddy are here awaiting her arrival and are already singing her soon-to-be favorite songs.

Do you have any thoughts surrounding the theme of the baby’s room? Have you started a registry yet?

We are in the initial stages of the registry process, which is actually quite overwhelming. I can’t believe how many versions of the exact same product exist. Just when we think we have items to add, we read the reviews and find ourselves back at square one with zero entries. It’s by no means an easy process when you’re selecting items for your child. We haven’t even gotten to the room decor yet, but it’ll definitely be fit for a princess.

And what about you and your lucky man? Do we hear wedding bells in the near future? Plans for more children?

We were hearing wedding bells long before we found out we were pregnant. So yes, that day will come, as will a second baby… maybe even a third. So stay tuned! Life just keeps getting better and better.


Cupid's Pulse Article: ‘Blood, Sweat & Heels’ Star Brie Bythewood on Celebrity Baby News: “There Won’t Be Any Pregnancy Scenes on the Show”
A note written from Brie to her boyfriend before the baby’s gender was revealed. Photo: Pamela Mahmud

So what does pregnancy mean for BS&H? Have you started filming yet and will you be filming while pregnant?

As far as I’m concerned, there won’t be any pregnancy scenes on the show. I can’t go into any further detail than that.

Although we didn’t see it revealed so much on Season 1, from talking to you in the past we know that you are such a hard worker! Are you going to slow down after Baby B. is born? 

I absolutely plan to slow down a bit before my daughter is born and will continue to take some time off after she’s born to adjust to motherhood. I want to spend every waking moment with her, holding her, kissing her, watching her, learning her, admiring her and falling more and more in love with everything about her. And my boyfriend intends to do the same. We’re looking forward to learning the ropes of parenthood together. I do have a new project that I’ll be working on shortly after my daughter is born, but she’ll never be too far from me.

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Lastly, what do you enjoy most about being pregnant? What are you most nervous about? 

I wouldn’t trade this experience for the world. I have been enjoying the wonder of my journey step by step through each and every stage. I love the butterflies, the anticipation, the mystery and the excitement. I love knowing that I’ve been blessed with a beautiful gift of life that I’m carrying in my belly. I can’t wait to meet my little girl, to hold her, to love her, to teach her, and to watch her grow. I wonder what her voice will sound like and what her laugh will sound like and what her first word will be.

On the contrary, I’m extremely worried about the pain of labor, the delivery, and the amount of time it will take to recover. But I’ve been reminded that it can’t be that bad because women welcome babies to the world every day and choose to do it over and over again. So, whatever the pain may be, it’ll surely be overshadowed by the feeling of love that’ll take over. I can’t wait to look into the eyes of my baby girl and be so happy that she’s finally here and proud to say she’s mine.

You can keep up with Brie on Twitter @BrieBythewood. Be sure to tune in to Blood, Sweat & Heels when it returns for its second season on Bravo!