Shawn Johnson and Husband Andrew East Expecting Baby Following Miscarriage


Exciting news for Shawn Johnson and Andrew East! The former U.S. Olympic gymnast and her husband are expecting a child together following a heartbreaking miscarriage.

The two took to their respective Instagram accounts to announce the news, revealing the baby also already has its own Instagram account, @theeastbaby.

“@theeastbaby … we cannot WAIT to welcome you to the world and shower you with love,” Shawn said. “WE DID IT!”

Shawn and Andrew suffered a miscarriage in October of 2017, which they documented on Shawn’s popular YouTube channel.

“The past 48 hours have been some of the happiest, scariest, and saddest times of my life,” Shawn said at the time. “My husband Andrew and I found out that we were unexpectedly pregnant, only to find out hours later some tragic news. I have been crying more than I ever have, but am still optimistic for what is next.”

The couple has now shared a sweet 10-minute video explaining how they found out about their current baby on the way, and answered some questions about what it was like to try for another baby following their miscarriage.

Fans will recall that Shawn Johnson received a gold medal at the 2008 Olympics on the balance beam, and also took home the win on season 8 of “Dancing With The Stars.”