Who is Roberto Bete? Calvin Klein Mother's Day campaign feature goes viral

Amber Peake May 14, 2022


Roberto Bete made headlines this week following his feature as part of Calvin Klein’s Mother’s Day campaign, which has since amassed attention across social media. 

In honour of Mother’s Day last weekend, Calvin Klein shared its latest campaign celebrating mothers worldwide. Bete, who is pregnant with his and his partner Erika Fernandes’ first child, was one of the families featured in the campaign.

Following his feature, some are now curious to know more about Roberto Bete. Let’s get to know him a bit better…

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Roberto Bete’s Calvin Klein Mother’s Day campaign feature goes viral

Last week Roberto Bete and partner Erika Fernandes were one of three families to have featured in the popular brand’s Mother’s Day campaign

The pictures saw Bete, a transgender man pregnant with his and Erika Fernandes’ first child, as they both cradled Bete’s growing bump. 

The caption of the Calvin Klein post read: “@erikafeeh and @roberto_bete are expecting parents from Brazil. Roberto is due to give birth to his and Erika’s son Noah any day now.”

However, almost a week after the post was shared, it has since gone viral as it has reportedly faced backlash across social media. 

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Get to know Roberto Bete

Roberto Bete is a Brazilian reality star who may be familiar to audiences for featuring on the Netflix dating show O Crush Perfeito (Dating Around: Brazil).

The show aired in 2020 and followed six singles as they went on a series of blind dates in the hope of finding love. Away from his dating show feature, he has since found love off-screen with wife, Erika Fernandes. 

Bete has also become known across social media and has built a following of more than 41,000 followers on Instagram.

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Couple welcomed their son Noah this week

Following their feature in the Calvin Klein Mother’s Day campaign last week, Roberto Bete and partner Erika Fernandes have since welcomed their son Noah. 

Bete announced the arrival of their son on Instagram on Tuesday as he shared a sweet snap holding his newborn son’s foot. 

The reality star announced he was expecting in October last year and went on to share moments of his growing bump throughout his pregnancy on the picture sharing site:

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Amber is a freelance writer on The Focus who mainly covers anything celeb, music, and entertainment related. Having graduated with a BA (Hons) in Journalism from Brunel University in 2020, she has spent the last two years reporting the latest celeb news and pop culture trends across leading and national publishers. Starting her career at Express.co.uk as a showbiz reporter, Amber began contributing on The Focus in 2021. As well as her work on the site, she has also written across other GRV Media publications, including both Reality Titbit and HITC. When she's not scrolling endlessly on TikTok, you'll find Amber wrapped up in yet another DIY crafting project.