The Real Housewives of New York City a star Jessel Tank She’s been candid on and off camera about her struggles with fertility, and there’s a celebrity she credits with giving her the courage to speak out.
“When I was going through my fertility stuff Chrissy Teigen “She actually kind of helped me get through it and I just looked at her and she’s so real, she’s so raw,” Taank revealed on iHeartRadio’s “Chanel In The City” podcast.
“I have so much respect for her about being transparent about the challenges she faces,” she told the host and comedian. Chanel Omari. “She was so open and honest about everything. It was also kind of like, well, if she inspires me, maybe I can inspire other women.”
Teigen and her husband John legend It hasn’t been an easy journey when it comes to parenthood. In October 2015, the couple announced that they were expecting their first child after undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments.
The couple welcomed their daughter Luna in April 2016. When they tried for baby No. 2, Teigen again turned to IVF and welcomed son Miles in May 2018. Two years later, Teigen and Legend suffered the loss of their son Jack at 20 weeks of her pregnancy. .
Teigen confirmed in February 2022 that she had resumed IVF treatments, and announced six months later that she was pregnant. She gave birth to her daughter, Esti, in January, but the family was not finished expanding. Son Rin arrived via replacement in June.
Meanwhile, Tank welcomed twins, Kai and Rio, in May 2021 with her husband Feed Randhawa After her long IVF journey. But after giving birth, she admitted that her sex life with her husband went through a dry period.
“I just hope that through the fertility stuff, I’m helping people normalize the conversation with the sexual stuff,” Tank told host Omari, who starred on the Bravo show. Princesses: Long Island. “I hope that people who have children and don’t feel like sleeping with their husbands at that moment feel like it’s okay to do that. So those are real conversations. Real women have to face it every day of their lives and that shouldn’t be considered taboo or shouldn’t be There is a stigma attached to these things.
She added: “Everyone is very shocked.” But guys, there’s nothing to be ashamed of. This is just a real thing, you know.
While the reality show newcomer has read rumors that she and her husband are heading toward divorce, it couldn’t be further from the truth.
She told Al-Omari: “The first episode, all I heard was that they were going to get divorced.” “And I thought, ‘This is crazy,’ because I didn’t really think I was causing the kind of volatility that people were seeing. But at the same time, I can understand that maybe they’re not used to seeing this kind of open, transparent conversation.”
Tank continued, “It’s a very amazing experience and it’s definitely something that has brought us closer. And I think we look at each other on TV and say, ‘Okay, this is what we can do better,’ and it’s almost the best kind of therapy except for everyone to share with you how we can do it.” Comments. About your marriage.”
Listen to Giselle Tank’s full episode of “Chanel in the City” here.