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Who Is Kaihla Rettinger? New Details About Miranda Lambert's Husband's Baby Mama

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Who Is Kaihla Rettinger? New Details About Miranda Lambert's Husband's Baby Mama

Miranda Lambert's new husband has a dating history that is almost as messy as hers. He was engaged to a professional soccer player named Jackie Bruno just months before he met and married Lambert. He also had gotten another woman — not his then-fiancé — pregnant. That woman, Kaihla Rettinger, gave birth to Brendan McLoughlin's son just three days after the NYPD cop met Miranda Lambert. Jackie Bruno's mother told Us Weekly that Rettinger called her daughter to tell her she was pregnant with McLoughlin's baby. At the time, Jackie had just returned from playing soccer in Sweden. Rettinger was seven months pregnant at the time. Who is Kaihla Rettinger?

1. She's an attorney

Brendan McLoughlin might not want to cross his baby mama. The 27-year-old is an attorney in New York City. Her first job after law school was with the Macklenburg County Public Defender's Office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Currently, she works for the Global X Management Company as a Legal and Compliance Associate. She has been in this job since the fall of 2016.


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2. She went to college in Connecticut and North Carolina

Kaihla attended Colorado's Sacred Heart University for her undergraduate degree. She got her bachelor's in criminal justice in 2013. While in college, she was on the dance team, was a member of Alpha Phi Sigma, a criminal justice honors society, and competed in the Model United Nations. She went to Charlotte School of Law in North Carolina for her JD degree. She grauated in 2016. While in law school, she interned with Safe Alliance and worked on domestic violence cases. She also interned with the Mississippi Center for Justice. 


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3. She's from New York

Kaihla Rettinger grew up in the Queens neighbohood of Bayside, New York. She reportedly lived with Brendan McLoughlin in Staten Island. In fact, when she reached out to Jackie Bruno to tell her she was pregnant, she reportedly told her she had been living with McLoughlin and his family. 

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4. The birth of her son

Brendan McLoughlin met Miranda Lambert when she performed on Good Morning America on November 2, 2018. Three days later, Kaihla Rettinger gave birth to a son. Neither Rettinger or McLoughlin have commented publicly on when their relationship ended but People reported that the couple spent Thanksgiving together. A source close to McLoughlin told the magazin that they suspected he was with Rettinger and Lambert at the same time as he has a history of cheating. Lambert and McLoughlin got married in January. 

5. Miranda Lambert, stepmom

Reportedly, Miranda Lambert is eager to be a stepmom. We don't know, however, how Kaihla Rettinger feels about her son's famous stepmom. Rettinger appears to have deleted her Facebook page. Her IG is private. A source close to Lambert told Entertainment Tonight that the country star is ready for kids of her own. “Miranda and Brendan both want kids. She never felt ready to have children until she met Brendan and now she’s excited to be a stepmom. She even says it’s great practice for when she has a baby.”

Amy Lamare is a Los Angeles based freelance writer covering entertainment, pop culture, beauty, fashion, fitness, technology, and the intersection of technology, business, and philanthropy. She is deeply devoted to her chocolate Labrador and an avid long distance runner. You can find her on Instagram and Facebook.