Keshia Knight Pulliam has found a silver lining amid all the chaos that is her personal life right now.
The former "Cosby Show" alum said she's settled on a name for her unborn daughter. Whether she discussed the name with her estranged husband Ed Hartwell, who she says is the father, seems doubtful.
"I was back and forth on if I wanted to share this or not, but I decided that I would because it is so hard for me to keep it in," she said on her podcast "Kandidly Keshia" on Friday. "I'm so excited about her. Her name is … Ella Grace."
She said the name "Grace" is a reference to the volatile situation with Ed.
"When I tell you through all of this the grace of God has so been with us and has covered us and protected us — she's been my saving grace to get through it," Keshia said. "It's knowing that it's not about me. Knowing that on days when I want to curl up in the bed, pull the covers over my head and cry until my eyes fall out, that is not an option, because she feels everything I feel, and right now, it is bigger than me — it's about her. It is about her being OK."
Keshia, who played the lovable Rudy Huxtable, married Ed on New Year's Day, just a few days after getting engaged. On July 17, she announced her pregnancy news on Instagram, holding up a cupcake with pink frosting.
However, a week later, Ed filed for divorce.
"Right now, the only thing I want is a paternity test for the baby," he told TheYBF at the time, indicating he felt she'd been unfaithful.
An insider told People that Ed found the timing of Keshia's pregnancy strange given that they've been "in a very spot in their relationship."
"It's just that he had told her he wanted to wait before having a baby and things got really bad between them and then she pops up pregnant," the source said.
That could be why Ed's divorce filing specified that one of the couple's irreconcilable differences involved "constant disagreements on life changing decisions that couples typically make together."
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