Former NBA player Matt Barnes and his fiancée Anansa Sims have have announced that they are expecting their second child together.

The couple shared the happy news with fans via their respective Instagram pages, posting a touching photo of Matt tenderly cradling Anansa’s baby bump while son stood proudly to the side.


“All because two people fell in love,” they captioned the series of photos.

Fans of their popular show, The Barnes Bunch, may recall that the topic of having more children has been a recurring discussion.

Initially, Matt expressed some hesitation about expanding their already large family. However, after giving it some thought, he began to warm up to the idea. Despite Matt’s eventual change of heart, the couple faced mixed reactions from their audience.

One fan commented, “I’m sorry I agree with Matt. They don’t need another child. I would love to see her being a taking care of herself etc. because as women we get too wrapped up in our families, girl it’s okay to have other interests. I think that he would like to see her focus on something she wants.”

Matt and Anansa have been together since 2017 and got engaged in 2022. Their blended family includes six children between them: Matt’s twin boys from a previous relationship, Anansa’s three children from her first marriage, and their youngest son whom they share together.

The Barnes Bunch provides an intimate look at their life, showcasing the daily adventures and challenges of raising six kids, ranging in age from five to fifteen. Beyond their parenting journey, the show has also given fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the couple’s engagement last year, including the meticulous planning of their engagement party and the excitement building up to their wedding.

For those who’ve been following their journey, the season finale of The Barnes Bunch is set to be a can’t-miss event. Tune in TONIGHT, Friday, June 7th at 7pm PST / 10pm EST on WeTV .

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