Jill Scott Considers Changes in Body 'Divine'

03/23/2009 at 07:00 PM ET

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If you’re waiting for another album to be released from R&B singer Jill Scott, get ready. The expectant mom is currently working on a disc “called Ballads and Lullabies” but is having a bit of a hard time recording it. Why? “I have a little boy who sits right under my lungs,” she explains. In the meantime, she is focusing on singing to her baby and believes it helps “because being pregnant moves your organs out of the way and you lose lung capacity. It’s so cool how all this stuff changes your body — it’s divine!”

This past year has brought the actress “extreme joy and extreme sadness,” she says. “It’s been wonderful.” During her first trimester, Jill took part in HBO’s No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency and through that experience says she has learned much more about herself. Looking forward to the next stage of her life, Jill, 36, shares,

“Here comes somebody that I get to raise and enjoy and teach. I get the pleasure of seeing everything new again. The sky is new, the clouds, the park, dogs are new. And my baby will be new. I am thrilled.”

Jill’s baby boy, due to arrive on Apirl 25th, will be the first child for her and her fiancé, drummer Lil’ John Roberts. No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency will premiere on March 29th at 8 p.m. on HBO.

Source: The Daily Beast

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Christina Bledsoe on

Congratulations to Jill Scott!

Tracy on

Awwww…So very happy for Jill and her new hubby. She’s so down to earth. She deserves all the happiness!

Shun on

Congrats on the new baby and the new found LOVE.

Anna on

I totally hear her on the lung problem! I carried my son high and he was breach until 37 weeks, so I had his head right under my ribcage. Very uncomfortable, and I’m not even a singer. Her attitude is great.

Destiny on

I like Jill. Hoping the best for her.

moviefan on

Can’t wait to see her movie!

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