Laura Whitmore is pregnant

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 16 December 2020
Iain Stirling and Laura Whitmore

Iain Sterling and Laura Whitmore

'Love Island' host Laura Whitmore and her husband Iain Stirling - who narrates the ITV dating show - are expecting their first baby together

Laura Whitmore is expecting her first child.

The 'Love Island' host took to Instagram to reveal she and her husband Iain Stirling – who married in secret last month – are expecting their first baby in "early 2021".

She wrote: "So I’ve always tried to be protective over the personal side of my life. A lot of things are just for me and my loved ones and we’ve chosen not to share publicly. However I want to now share good news as it’s our news to share – and I’m gonna be honest it’s starting to look like my lock down beer belly is out of control. Iain and I are expecting a baby early 2021. (sic)"

Laura admitted it has been tough to keep the baby news a secret, and revealed she has been sick during her radio shows in recent months due to morning sickness – rather than being hungover "like everyone thought".

She added: "It’s been hard to keep such happy news quiet. Especially the times when I’ve had to run out of live radio to get sick in a bin or my penchant for a bowl of mashed potato in the morning. I wasn’t hungover like everyone thought. In fact I was completely sober filming the entire series of Celeb Juice, which is quite the accolade!

We’d appreciate our privacy respected but just wanted to spread some love and a reminder of the beauty of life (sic)"

Iain also took to Instagram to reveal the news, and shared a picture of his PlayStation 5 and Xbox games consoles, with a note on that read: "I will miss you."

He added: "Sorry to my old babies but there is a new baby coming early 2021. (sic)"

Several of the pair's pals were quick to congratulate them on their happy news.

Kimberley Walsh shared: "Ah congratulations babe what lovely news! (sic)"

Charlotte Hawkins wrote: "Ahhh big congratulations!! (sic)"

Scarlett Moffatt posted: "Omg congratulations you will make the greatest parents (sic)"

The pair are said to have got married in secret last month at Dublin’s City Hall.

A source told The Sun newspaper: "Iain and Laura are so in love, they really wanted to get married as soon as possible.

"Despite circumstances not being ideal, it was such a romantic day."

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