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    Odell Beckham Jr. Said He "Can't Wait" To Welcome His First Child With Lauren Wood

    "Can't wait baby!"

    Odell Beckham Jr. and Lauren Wood are going to be parents!

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    The NFL player often referred to as OBJ and his partner, a fitness trainer to whom he's been romantically linked since 2019, announced they're expecting their first child together on Instagram yesterday.

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    Lauren shared the news by way of a beautiful black-and-white photo carousel, which included three portraits from her maternity shoot with Odell.

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    "🖤🧬👩‍🍼🌍 ilyilyily," she captioned the recent post, tagging the Los Angeles Rams wide receiver in one of the pictures.

    Odell expressed his excitement in the comments section of Lauren's post. "Can't wait baby!" he wrote, before additionally sharing a string of hearts connected by an infinity symbol.

    The couple's loved ones, as well as fellow celebrities like Gabrielle Union and Winnie Harlow, echoed Odell's enthusiasm. "CONGRATULATIONS!!!!" Gabrielle commented, while Winnie reacted to the baby news with a row of heart-eye emojis.

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    Odell's father, Odell Beckham Sr., might've had the sweetest response. "LOVE [heart] IT!! WHHHAAAA..." he wrote.

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    Congrats to Odell, Lauren, and their families!