Claire Danes, who we know best for her harrowing performance in the series Homeland, is pregnant with her second baby.
“I am pregnant. I’m seriously preggo,” the 39-year-old told Howard Stern’s SiriusXM show on Wednesday.
“I’m deep into my second trimester.”
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She and her husband, fellow actor Hugh Dancy, 42, are keeping the gender of the baby secret but said the pregnancy is long-awaited.
“Yeah, this was planned,” Danes replied when Stern asked if the news was a surprise.
“We’ve been wanting another kid for a while, and it happened.”
Claire and Hugh were married in September 2009 and have a five-year-old son together, Cyrus.
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The Homeland actress has been candid about parenting in the past, telling Harper’s Bazaar in 2014 there is “resentment” at times.
“Being a mum is incredibly challenging. We all have that resentment at times and anxiety about being trapped by the role, that responsibility,” she said at the time.
“You always feel beholden to somebody. And, for so long they’re like koala bears, you just feel a physical responsibility to be there for them to cling to. It’s pretty primal.”
Speaking to Humans of New York, she summed it up perfectly:
“Having a child was the best thing that ever happened to us. But it is constant company with terrible conversation.”
Congratulations Claire and Hugh on your “seriously preggo” news!
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