Actress/designer Vanessa Simmons, eldest daughter of Rev Run of the legendary hip-hop group Run-DMC, announced via Instagram that she is pregnant. Simmons posted a picture of her sonogram with the caption "a little princess is on the way." The father is Michael Wayans, son of famed actor/comedian Damon Wayans. According to NecoleBitchie.com, the two have dated on-again, off-again, for the past eight years.
Speaking directly to Global Grind, Simmons stated "our families are super excited. Our baby is coming into big families with lots of love and lots of joy." She went on to explain that this is the first grandchild for her family and they are anxiously awaiting the baby's arrival. Simmons' brother JoJo and sister Angela displayed their joy by re-posting the picture via Instagram as well, with the latter captioning the picture "I'm going to be an aunty."
Simmons is best known for portraying herself on her family's reality show "Run's House." She co-founded the "Pastry" shoe line with her sister Angela. Global Grind reports that she is approximately five months pregnant.