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News broke yesterday about Nia Long - one of XXL's all-time favorites - is pregnant with her second child. "This is the most exciting time in our lives," Long and her professional basketball player boyfriend Ime Udoka told PEOPLE Magazine in a statement. "Words can’t explain how thrilled we are by the new addition to our family. We feel truly blessed and appreciate all the well wishes and prayers." Good for Nia. Even at 40-years-old, she still makes us say, "Daaaaammmnnn" like Craig and Smokey on the stoop when she walked by in Friday. Here's saluting the beautiful Ms. Nia Long with a few of her best pictures.

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Looks like Nia is deep in thought here. Shoot, this pic makes us have thoughts too.

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Nia strikes a pose in The Best Man Premiere.

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Nia, Nia, Nia . . . Ooh-wee!

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Long hair, short hair, damn this woman is badd.

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Nia could have a wardrobe malfunction if she leans forward any more here . . . and we wouldn't be mad if she did.

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In a word: Beautiful.

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Nia Long takes the BET 106 & Park stage.

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At 40, this woman still ethers women half her age.

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Looks like she's on her way to a Diddy white party. Can we tag along?

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Still one of the baddest women walking God's green Earth, Nia looked fly back then in this shot and definitely now.

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As Craig and Smokey said, "Daaaaammmnn!"