In a heartwarming announcement on Instagram, popular freelance announcer Maki Okazoe shared the joyous news of expecting her first child with her husband, racing driver Naoya Gamou. The couple, who tied the knot last year, is eagerly anticipating the arrival of their newest family member.
Apologizing for the infrequent posts due to health reasons, Okazoe expressed deep gratitude to her followers for their unwavering support. In a poignant moment, she revealed that the announcement coincided with the anniversary of her mother's passing, a period marked by personal challenges, including a miscarriage and bidding farewell to a beloved pet. However, amidst the trials, Okazoe found solace in the discovery of a new life.
Reflecting on her recent journey, Okazoe candidly shared the difficulties she faced during the early stages of pregnancy. Despite the initial struggles, she expressed joy in witnessing the resilience of the new life within her.
Opening up about her decision to share the news, Okazoe acknowledged the inspirational impact of others who had shared their experiences during challenging times. Contemplating whether to make the announcement, she ultimately chose to do so in the hope that her post might provide comfort to others going through similar situations.
Closing her heartfelt message, Okazoe reassured her followers, acknowledging any inconveniences caused by the sudden announcement. She affirmed her commitment to embracing the new chapter with enthusiasm and determination, looking forward to the future with the blessing of the new life that has entered hers.
Okazoe, known for her work as a reporter on TV Tokyo's "SUPER GT+," married Gamou last April. In June of this year, she took a two-month hiatus from work due to health concerns.