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Maria Menounos Is Considering Surrogacy Weeks After Her Wedding

Just before midnight on New Year’s Eve, Maria Menounos gave Times Square revelers something else to celebrate by tying the knot on live TV with her boyfriend of 20 years, Keven Undergaro. The wedding was part of Fox’s New Year’s Eve With Steve Harvey, which Maria was co-hosting — Steve officiated the event. “This was just so perfect,” said Maria, who was wearing a lace Pronovias gown. “[New York City] is going to be such a special place for us,” she added, according to Life & Style

And now, just a few weeks after their special day, the couple is already talking about babies! However, after suffering a scary brain tumor and undergoing surgery to remove it, the former E! News anchor is considering surrogacy. “I need to work with doctors to see if getting pregnant is the smartest thing,” Maria told People. “I do have some kids in the freezer, maybe we’ll implant. But if not, we’ll look into surrogacy.”

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#nye will always be a celebration for us! What a magical night. Thank you to everyone who helped make it possible…to everyone who helped in Big and small ways. From you Maura and your genius idea, to my best friend @alyssawallerce who was the best maid of honor ever, to @giannetos who not only handled my glam but filled every gap in between, @christinajpacelli and nick for helping me get my nye looks down to new friends like maria who helped me pull off wardrobe change miracles, to our driver michael who was just an angel, to fox for allowing us to get married on this special night, to @iamsteveharveytv For getting ordained & performing our marriage, to @garymantoosh For helping me get all the details in place and his asst sarah, to @pronovias For my gorgeous winter wonderland gown, to @elizberkley & hubby greg for helping kev get his @ralphlauren tux, @jeandousset & Angela for rushing our beautiful rings, @dimitrioskphoto for these beautiful pics and to all the people who shared in our moment and loved on us. It took a village. If I’m forgetting anyone forgive me-i will rectify in another post! Hahah Honestly I don’t know how to properly thank This next person, what a dream come true for @jonbonjovi to perform our first dance song. I bawled watching it all over again last night. For him to take the time, for his musicians & roadies to take the time to do this for me-I’m just beyond thankful. Beyond moved. God bless you jon. I’m here for you always, forever and a day😉 tune in to @siriusxmstars at 10 am pacific to hear all the details live. Next weeks issue of @people will have even more!

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Her husband, Keven, wants whatever is best for his wife. “We definitely want children,” he said. “But I’m very concerned about her going through a pregnancy, and I would like to explore [using a] surrogate because her body has been through h—. I want a baby desperately, but I don’t want it to be at the risk of her health.”

Maria previously called her brain tumor the “best thing to ever happen to her.” “Would you believe me if I told you that the brain tumor is the best thing that ever happened to me? It’s freed me from all of that anxiety of having to be perfect. You can’t control everything; leave it to God and just say, ‘Okay, this is my journey,'” the 39-year-old told Women’s Health in December 2017. “This whole thing has been such a gift. This happened for a reason.”

And when it comes to having children, Maria is being super optimistic as well. “I really believe that God has a plan,” she said. “If I’m supposed to have a baby, it’s going to happen. If not, maybe God is protecting me from this tumor growing.” We hope everything works out for you, Maria!

This article originally appeared on our sister site, Closer Weekly.

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