Nikki Bellas BF Artem Chigvintsev is so close to her family that hes her niece Birdies best friend according to mama Brie Bella. Birdie even has the cutest nickname for him.
When Artem Chigvintsev, 37, and Nikki Bella, 35 officially became boyfriend and girlfriend and got serious, he was welcomed into her family with open arms. That includes her twin sister Brie and her two-year-old daughter Birdie with WWE star husband Daniel Bryan. HollywoodLife.com caught up with the sisters and Nikki spilled EXCLUSIVELY that Artem will be highly featured in the upcoming season of Total Bellas and Brie jumped in to add, “And, hes literally Birdies best friend.”
“Shes obsessed!” Nikki beamed. “Our glam artist, Eilene, who we bring everywhere to do our makeup, she literally was finishing our makeup in Vegas and Artem was watching Birdie and we had to leave for our parents and she literally told Eilene, Shoo shoo, its A and Me! She calls him A.”
Brie revealed, “I love it. It makes it nice because sometimes youre worried when youre around a lot of adults and if youre someone who has a two-year-old it can be annoying. But with someone like him, its totally from the culture hes from, how accepting he is. We can all hang out and Birdie is always around and you can tell it doesnt bug him. It makes him happy and I love that. And, it makes me feel better as a mom.” Artem even has Bries husbands stamp of approval. “Bryan loves Artem. Theyll always sit and talk and he always tries to dig real deep into his childhood and Russia,” Brie explained (her hubbys real name is Bryan Danielson).
We caught up with Nikki and Brie at Coco JAdore restaurant in New York City, where they were promoting new products for their