Purple and gold: Karel Marquez dazzles in maternity shoot for son Kobe


Posted at May 14 2019 06:48 PM

MANILA – The husband of Karel Marquez loves Kobe Bryant so much that they have decided to name their upcoming baby after the Los Angeles Lakers superstar.

And on Monday, the actress kicked things up a notch by incorporating the Lakers team colors of purple and gold into her maternity shoot.

She gave a glimpse of the photo shoot via a series of Instagram posts as she marked her eighth month of pregnancy. 

“[Purple and gold] Because of my husband’s love for Kobe Bryant and the LA Lakers,” Marquez said.

“We shall see you soon, Kobe! Almost there!” she added.


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It was in November 2018 when Marquez announced her pregnancy. Kobe will be the first child of the actress with her husband, businessman Sean Fariñas.

She also has two children, Keiley and Kyler, from a previous relationship.