STACEY Dooley has revealed that she's pregnant with her first child as she took to Instagram to show off her baby bump.
The TV presenter – who has been dating Strictly Come Dancing star Kevin Clifton since they met on the show in 2018 – revealed the exciting news to her social media fans.
Stacey, 35, posted a photo of her blossoming baby bump on Instagram on Friday afternoon as she announced her pregnancy.
The star could be seen pulling her top up and cradling her belly with her hands, smiling wide in the Polaroid snap.
"We are having a baby!" she wrote under the photo. "So bloody delighted. Kev, you're magic. I love you.
"Was becoming impossible to hide and if one more person asks me if I've had my tits done in LA I'm gonna scream. Here goes."
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Her long-term boyfriend Kevin was the first to react in the comments section, gushing back to his girlfriend: "Love you."
The pair's celebrity pals – including Love Island's Zara McDermott and fellow Strictly star Dianne Buswell – then rushed to the comments to congratulate them on their first child.
"Congratulations," Dianne wrote alongside red heart emojis, while Strictly pro Amy Dowden added: "Yay the best news for two beautiful souls. So happy for you both."
Dancer Graziano Di Prima added: "Whaaaat?! Omg so happy for you!" while former contestant Joe Sugg chimed in: "Amazing news, congrats to you both."
Stacey and professional dancer Kevin, 39, have been together since they were partnered on Strictly Come Dancing in 2018.
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They moved into a stunning new home in 2020 and have been gradually renovating it in a minimalist Scandi style.
The pregnancy marks the first child for the couple – who have continued to fuel engagement rumours in recent months.
She sparked rumours again in February this year when the pair were seen eating dinner, sharing a plate of dessert which had the word "Congratulations" piped in chocolate.
Earlier this year, Stacey revealed she had gone through a crisis about being childless at 35 after filming for her new documentary.
She was forced to dig deep during her 10-day stay with the Sisters of St Hilda’s Priory Order of the Holy Paraclete in Whitby, North Yorkshire for her new show.
She told The Sun how the experience – which saw her living alongside the nuns – made her prioritise her life at home with Kevin.
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In a scene from the show, Stacey said: "For the last 15 years it's been work, work, career, work, work and then your private life is on the back burner. I'm 35 so…”
When a nun asked her if she "wanted a family", she concluded: "I know. I need to start thinking about it, don’t I.”
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