Chrissy Teigen Gets Criticized for Selecting Baby’s Gender via IVF as She Signs ‘Cravings’ Book in Kurt Geiger ‘Britton’ Pumps

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Chrissy Teigen has recently come under fire for admitting that she and husband John Legend pre-selected their baby girl’s gender during IVF.

“I’ve made this decision,” Chrissy revealed in an interview. “Not only am I having a girl, but I picked the girl from her little embryo. I picked her and was like, ‘Let’s put in the girl.'”

Critics quickly came down on the 30-year-old swimsuit model, accusing her of playing god. Chrissy took to Twitter to lash back at them and say, “What year is this!? And for the record, I am always happy and open to speak on infertility. The more casual, the better! I don’t mind.”

Retaining her humor amidst all the hoopla, she also managed to joke that she chose the girl embryo with “a taste for bacon,” “a knack for magic,” and “size 7 feet so she can always find shoes.”

Check out Chrissy keeping her cool despite the criticisms at her book signing for “Cravings: Recipes For All The Food You Want To Eat” at The Grove in LA on Tuesday:

Chrissy Teigen John Legend Cravings book signingChrissy Teigen, accompanied by husband John Legend, at her book signing for “Cravings: Recipes For All The Food You Want To Eat” held at Barnes & Noble at The Grove in Los Angeles, California, on February 23, 2015

Chrissy Teigen Cravings book signing 1Chrissy Teigen holding up a copy of her book, “Cravings: Recipes For All The Food You Want To Eat”

Chrissy Teigen pregnant book signingPregnant Chrissy Teigen posing with her baby bump

Chrissy Teigen Cravings book signingThe 30-year-old Sports Illustrated swimsuit model now turned author signing copies of her book

Chrissy Teigen pregnant book signing 1Chrissy Teigen in a Bossa ‘Prague’ halter turtleneck dress, House of CB ‘Madelie’ copper satin duster coat, Le Vian ring and earrings, and Kurt Geiger ‘Britton’ pumps

Chrissy Teigen Kurt Geiger Britton nude pumpsCloseup of Chrissy Teigen’s Kurt Geiger ‘Britton’ pumps in nude patent leather

We can’t really blame Chrissy for her decision. It seems like she’s already got it all anyway — the model body, the handsome, successful musician husband, the awesome cooking skills, the budding career as a cookbook author — so why wouldn’t she choose the baby gender that she really wanted when the option was available to her. The selecting the shoe size thing was obviously a joke, but admit it, shoe lovers: if you were given that chance, you all know you’d take it as well.

Chrissy Teigen’s shoes at her book signing are the celebrity-favorite Kurt Geiger ‘Britton’ pumps in nude patent. Previously spotted in these pumps include Gigi Hadid, Karlie Kloss and Hailee Steinfeld.

Kurt Geiger Britton pumpsKurt Geiger ‘Britton’ Pumps, £199.00 at Kurt Geiger (a net mesh version available at 6pm)

Credit: FayesVision/WENN

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