Chely Wright and Lauren Blitzer Welcome Twin Boys

Country music singer Chely Wright and her wife, Lauren Blitzer, welcomed twins George Samuel and Everett Joseph this past Saturday in New York City. The couple had announced the pregnancy last January.

“We are grateful for all the amazing medical care and the love and support of family and friends,” Wright told People who broke the story.

Chely Wright came out in 2010 in an interview with, and a documentary about her life, Chely Wright: Wish Me Away, was nominated for Outstanding Documentary at this year's GLAAD Media Awards.

Chely and Lauren married last summer. GLAAD congratulates them on the new additions to their family.


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