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The “Bad At Love Singer,” who has been expecting her first child with her boyfriend of less than a year, Alev Aydin, dropped a bombshell photo on the ‘gram Wednesday, July 7.

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A powerful image, shot by Lucas Garrido, depicts the 26-year-old sitting atop a gold throne, flanked by candles, with a crown on her head. Wearing a renaissance-style dress, unzipped with her left fully , she maternally held a on her knee.

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The stunning image will serve as the for her upcoming , seemingly titled If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power, which she teased will be out August 27.

The album is “a concept album about the joys and horrors of pregnancy and childbirth,” Halsey explained in the captioned.

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“It was very important to me that the cover art conveyed the sentiment of my journey over the past few months,” she wrote. “The dichotomy of the Madonna and the Whore. The idea that me as a sexual being and my body as a vessel and gift to my child are two concepts that can co-exist peacefully and powerfully.”

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“My body has belonged to the world in many different ways the past few years, and this image is my means of reclaiming my autonomy and establishing my pride and strength as a life force for my human being,” she continued.

“This cover image celebrates pregnant and postpartum bodies as something beautiful, to be admired, We have a long way to go with eradicating the social stigma around bodies & breastfeeding,” she concluded. “I hope this can be a step in the right direction!”

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It’s unclear whether the baby in the photo was Halsey’s own or just a model for the shoot.

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On January 27, the “Without Me” songstress let the world know that was expecting her first child with Aydin, a screenwriter, producer and director who has worked on independent projects including the Netflix series Small Shots and Controller.

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“Surprise!” she wrote alongside a series of shots showing off her baby bump. While fans were shocked, a source tells OK! that the singer was equally floored when she found out.

“Words can’t describe the emotions that went through her,” said the source, adding that there was a time that Halsey — who’s been open about her desire for kids, as well as her past miscarriage and endometriosis diagnosis — wasn’t sure that she’d be able to start a family. 

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“She sees this as a miracle,” the source continued. “She literally can’t stop cradling her bump.”

As far as the baby’s gender, “Halsey’s hinted to her pals that she and Alev already know the sex. But they’re keeping it to themselves for now,” spilled the source, adding that friends have no doubt that she and the filmmaker “would be thrilled” either way. “Halsey feels incredibly blessed.”



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