Following the death of their beloved dog, Pippa, singer John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen opened their hearts and homes to a puppy — a Bassett Hound named Pearl.
Teigen announced last week that Pippa, a 10-year-old French Bulldog, had passed away “in my arms.” The death left the family heartbroken, she said.
Legend, 42, and Teigen, 35, announced on Tuesday that they welcomed a four-legged member into their family.
“Pearl has touched down into the legend/teigen/stephens household! We love this little girl so much already but I will admit, she has definitely taken to John first,” Teigen gushed while sharing a few photos and video of the brown and white puppy roaming around her home. “I grew up with Basset Hounds so I can’t wait for John to see this bouncy, no-bones, jello mold of skin grow into the stubborn logs of love I love so much.”
Teigen also confirmed that their other dog, a French Bulldog named Penny, is already “obsessed with her.”
Chrissy added there was a special meaning behind the puppy’s name by writing in a comment, “Pippa – we hope you love her name. A tribute to you! You were always an iconic, different lady when your pearls were on. I’ll never forget when they shattered in front of you and you sunk into a funk for weeks until we got you a new one.”
Teigen later shared an adorable video to her Instagram story of her and Legend’s three-year-old son, Miles, bonding with the puppy.
Also taking to Instagram to welcome the newest addition, Legend shared a crop of photos and gushed, “Meet our newest family member Pearl!”
The “All of Me” singer made sure to include a photo of Pearl snuggling on his lap.
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