Big Brother and Amazing Race alum Rachel Reilly is pregnant with a #BrenchelBaby

Rachel Reilly pregnant baby bump

Reality competition show super couple Rachel Reilly and Brendon Villegas returned to Big Brother last night and revealed to host Julie Chen that they are expecting their first child!

“Well, you know, Julie, how I say no one comes between me and my man … except a Brenchel baby!” exclaimed Rachel as the studio audience cheered. Julie later presented the parents-to-be with a special gift. “We have a little onesie for baby Brenchel, just a little suggestion for a name, potentially,” Julie said.

#BrenchelBaby #BB17

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Brencehl were quick to show off their gift and Rachel suggested that fans had better be prepared for a deluge of Instagram baby bump pics!

“We’re so excited for this new adventure!” the couple shared with People. “After competing on four reality shows we feel like we’re prepared for this new challenge. We found a way to make another lifelong alliance member and we couldn’t be more overjoyed.”


Why make the announcement on Big Brother? “We knew we had to announce it on the show that brought us together! We can’t wait for the Brenchel Baby to arrive.” Rachel is due in the spring.

Prior to the show, Rachel teased her fans about a big announcement:

After revealing the #BrechelBaby, Rachel took to Twitter to thank her fans for all the positive comments:

Congratulations to Brenchel! I’m already trying to figure out what reality competition series features pregnant women. Perhaps Rachel will make an appearance on Labor Games? 😉