Former The Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe has revealed the reason why she decided to freeze her eggs.
Earlier this month, Bristowe took to social media to announce that he had her eggs frozen. In a tweet, the reality TV star said she is taking control of her future. Now, Bristowe said it is a backup plan and insurance for her and fiancé Shawn Booth.
The couple talked about their plans and future together in an interview with ABC’s Good Morning America. Bristowe revealed:
“I think a lot of women feel pressure to have kids, especially when you get engaged … And for me, I’m like, I don’t want that pressure on myself… This is kind of a backup plan for us and for us to feel comfortable. It’s kind of like insurance.”
As for Booth, he confessed that they want to have a big family in the future. Booth said:
“We always say we want to have probably five, but we’ll talk about that when we have one.”
The Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe said her fiancé supported her throughout the process and accompanied her to the clinic on the day of her egg was retrieved. She also revealed that fellow Bachelor nation star Whitney Bischoff helped her in the process.
Booth and 31-year-old Bristowe first meet in The Bachelorette season 11 in 2015. Booth proposed to her at the season finale. The two has yet to set a wedding date.
Other Celebrities Who Froze Their Eggs
Former The Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe is not the first TV personality who had their eggs frozen. Several other female celebrities had made the same decision.
Last year, The Newsroom star Olivia Munn revealed that she cryo-preserved her eggs years ago in the hopes to have a child one day. The X-Men: Apocalypse actress is currently in a relationship with NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Comedian Whitney Cummings, former The Real Housewives of Miami star Joanna Krupa, and E! host Maria Menounos had also admitted of freezing their eggs for future change to be parents.
However, not all have happy stories to tell. Modern Family star Sofia Vergara has been sued recently by her own frozen embryos. Vergara’s former fiancé, businessman Nick Loeb, initially filed a lawsuit in 2015 to prevent the actress from destroying the embryos, Today noted.
Then a right-to-live lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Vergara’s eggs in Louisiana court late last year. The lawsuit seeks for the custody of the frozen embryos to be given to Loeb so that they can live and receive the trust fund set up for them. The embryos remain frozen at a fertility clinic in California.
Image Source: Instagram/Kaitlyn Bristowe
Video Source: YouTube/Good Morning America