Tony Parker and his fiancée turned baby mama, Axelle Francine, are the hot topic right now. Check out our 5 Fast Facts on the baby news, the couple’s relationship, and all about Axelle Francine.
1. The Happy Couple Will Soon Become a Family
Today, E! News reports that Tony Parker and Axelle Francine, both 31, are going to be parents.
2. Parker Casually Announced his Engagement to Francine on Twitter
On June 26, 2013, Tony Parker casually tweeted that he was spending time with his fiancée … No big announcement, bells, or whistles … Just a tweet. Parker popped the question to Francine after two years of dating.
3. Francine and Parker Are Expecting a Boy
Hey just wanted to say that I'm very happy today… me and my future Wife going to have a Baby Boy!!!!
— Tony Parker (@tonyparker) October 31, 2013
Parker announced his engagement on Twitter, so it comes as no surprise that he would break his baby news the same way …
4. Axelle Francine Is a French Journalist
Francine isn’t just a pretty face. She’s an educated journalist.
5. The Couple Met the Old-Fashioned Way
Apparently, the couple originally met through a friend in Manhattan, New York … the old-fashioned way. Axelle had just come out of a 10 year relationship and Tony was coming off his divorce from celebrity Eva Longoria.