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Congratulations are in order for Power actress and former 3LW singer Naturi Naughton, who is expecting her first child with her longtime boyfriend, Ben!

“It’s been a little surreal, but I feel really good, healthy and strong,” Naturi told People. “I feel like being pregnant and entering this new stage has made me stronger and more excited about life in general. Everything seems so much more purposeful.”

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Naturi found out she was with child while in the middle of filming the forthcoming season of Power, and it actually came as a surprise to both her and Ben. Of course, they embraced the blessing, and are now gearing up for an exciting time ahead!

Fans of the show – fear not! The actress was able to finish the season (phew!), and she explained how maternity jeans and a lot of peplum-style helped cover the bump the entire time. “I was amazed at how un-pregnant I could look!” she says.

Check out the beautiful bump below.

Congrats to #NaturiNaughton (aka Tasha from #POWER) who is expecting her first child

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Source: People