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ESPN's Samantha Ponder Welcomes Third Child, a Daughter, with Husband Christian: 'So Thankful'

(People.com):

Samantha Ponder is outnumbered!

The ESPN Sunday NFL Countdown host and her husband, former NFL quarterback Christian Ponder, have welcomed their third child, a daughter, Samantha announced via Instagram on Saturday.

“So thankful.  ,” Samantha, 32, captioned a photo of Christian, 30, holding the newborn in his left arm atop a pillow.

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The Ponders are also parents to son Robinson True, who turned 1 in June, and daughter Bowden “Scout” Sainte-Claire, 4 — who both celebrated their birthdays already this summer.

“So grateful for one full year with the smiliest, most joyful human I’ve ever known,” Samantha captioned a photo gallery of her son on June 8. “Robinson True, you are as unique and strong willed as your namesakes and the verse I couldn’t forget while I carried you perfectly describes what you elicit in me.”

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Wrote the new mom of three next to a snapshot of Scout on her July 2 birthday, “A day that summed her up pretty well: 5 outfit changes, tennis camp domination, tons of laughs, a few fights, all the Mexican food, a unicorn cake and family movie night on a ‘magical bed’ (aka air mattress).”

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The couple married on Dec. 17, 2012 in Hudson, Wisconsin. After welcoming their daughter, two decided to call their her “Scout,” after the young protagonist in To Kill a Mockingbird.

In March 2017, Samantha was at the center of controversy during her pregnancy with Robinson, clapping back at Twitter trolls who had been throwing hateful comments her way.

“Getting sexist/vulgar tweets abt my job/appearance while I’m unable to see my own feet & covered in toddler pee is somethin else I tell ya,” she wrote on Twitter.

(This story has not been edited by N24 staff and is People.com auto-generated from a RSS feed.)


Published Date: Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 | 08:45 AM

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