Woman Who Popularized Gender Reveal Parties Condemns Them After Wildfires


A woman known for popularizing parties in which expectant parents reveal the gender of their babies is asking that the tradition stop after one of them started the a California wildfire over the weekend.

On Saturday, a a “smoke-generating pyrotechnic device” that was being used in a gender reveal started a wildfire in San Bernardino County that grew to cover 8,500 acres, according to Cal Fire.

In a Facebook post, blogger Jenna Karvunidis, who many consider to have created these celebratory events, spoke out against gender reveal p