‘I picked her’: Here’s why Chrissy Teigen CHOSE the sex of her baby

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Chrissy Teigen is defending herself against an onslaught of scrutiny following a candid interview in which she spoke openly about her pregnancy and conceiving through IVF. 

Chatting to People magazine, the 30-year-old revealed that she chose the sex of her baby while undergoing fertility treatment to become pregnant with partner John Legend. 

"I've made this decision. Not only am I having a girl, but I picked the girl from her little embryo. I picked her and I was like, 'Let's put in the girl.' 

"I think I was most excited and allured by the fact that John would be the best father to a little girl. That excited me," said the model in what would prove to be a controversial interview. 

"It excited me, just the thought of him with a little girl. I think he deserves a little girl. He deserves that bond. A boy will come along. And this girl is going to be so completely lucky to have John as her papa."

While the model assumed the interview would not garner much attention, it seems many were quick to criticise the couple's decision with one user posting: "I do think it's sad people would pick a specific gender / prefer a specific gender."

But Chrissy was not afraid to defend herself.

 

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"What is that difference though? I've already created embryos with a doctor. Only after must it be random?" 

"What year is this?! And for the record I am always happy and open to speak on fertility. The more casual, the better. I don't mind. 

"I also picked the embryo with a taste for bacon, a knack for magic and size 7 feet so she can always find shoes," said the star, finishing on a lighter note. 

Chrissy has since taken to Twitter again today to apologise for her outburst, claiming that people simply don't understand the process. 

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