'I hope he or she is ginger!' TV Presenter Angela Scanlon announces she's expecting her first child

The star could hardly contain her excitement

The One Show presenter Angela Scanlon has announced she is pregnant – and she’s desperately hoping her baby ends up having ginger hair.

The 33-year-old revealed she is six months pregnant and explained that she had been suffering with sickness throughout the pregnancy so far.

The Irish TV personality - who also hosts Robot Wars - shared her news with funny posts across her Twitter and Instagram pages.

On Twitter, Angela shared an amusing picture of a full bellied orangutan with her 50k followers, with the following words emblazoned across it: '"Get pregnant" they said. "You'll glow" they said.'

Angela captioned the funny snap: 'SO. I've been baking for 6 months now... and I've made a bun!

'It's currently in the oven & will be ready by Springtime.

'Apart from feeling severe resentment at the lack of promised “glow” we are so, SO delighted…plus, my hair looks great!! 💅🏻xx.’

And for good measure, Angela also posted to her Instagram account, sharing her announcement – of her in a dusky pink trouser suit pointing excitedly at her belly, with her 77.4k followers.


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red-head used the same caption from her Twitter image, but added: 'We are so, SO thrilled (since I've taken my head out of the toilet bowl) and can't wait to welcome a mad, wonderful little human into our world. 🌎'

Following the cute announcement, the comments of congrats came flooding in from fans.

'Congrats, exciting times ahead! I'm due in Feb...so nice to share the news #bumpsout’ said one.

This fan was on the same ‘ginger hair’ train as Angela: ‘Big Congrats!! I wished so hard both of my babies would be ginger like me. They weren’t but I’ve forgiven them’

A third fan could hardly contain their excitement: ‘Angela!!!! This is amazing news!!!! You’re going to make the most WONDERFULLY fabulous Mum, lucky little bun’

Angela has been married to Roy Horgan since 2014, and this will be their first child.


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