Chely Wright Announces Pregnancy, 'Wish Me Away' Nominated for GLAAD Media Award

Out country singer Chely Wright announced that she is pregnant with identical twins on this week’s Gwissues with Howard Bragman. Wright and her wife Lauren Blitzer-Wright said, “We feel like God blessed us with twins. We feel our entire relationship has been blessed. We feel lucky and ready to take on the challenges.”

Wright’s documentary Wish Me Away, which chronicles her coming out and the release of her book, is nominated for a GLAAD Media Award in Outstanding Documentary. The film showcases her internal struggles with friends and family as well as the challenges Wright overcame in Nashville as one of the first out country singers. Visit the Wish Me Away official website to learn more about the film. Watch the pregnancy announcement, as well as Wright's performance from the 2010 GLAAD Media Awards below.

 

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