Laura Prepon is expecting her second child.
The Orange is the New Black star, who played Alex Vause for the show’s seven series run, took to her social media to announce the exciting news that she is expecting her second child with husband Ben Foster.
Taking to her Instagram page, the actress shared a sweet snap with her nearly six million followers of her holding up and cuddling her older daughter while projecting a beaming smile towards him.
And as a little surprise, fans can see her growing baby bump poking out at the bottom of the photo.
‘We are so excited to announce that our family is growing,’ the expectant mum captioned her sweet announcement. ‘Life is beautiful! #knockedup’.
The post received a massive reaction, with the announcement raking up thousands of comments and hundreds of thousands of likes in just a few hours.
And of course there were a number of famous faces who left gushing messages of congratulations.
The star’s Orange is the New Black co-stars left a stream of sweet messages.
‘Ahhhhhhh SO HAPPY for you Laura!!!!!!’ wrote Francesca Curran who plays Helen Van Maele in the Netflix series. ‘Can’t think of a better mommy! So sweet ❤️😍❤️💕 congratulations love😘😘😘’.
‘Omg YES!!!! Yay yay yay!!! So happy for you!!!’ added Emma Myles, who is known for her role as Leanne Taylor.
Fellow stars Jason Biggs and Uzo Aduba also commented, writing, ‘❤️’ and ‘Congratulations, lady!’.
Others commented, ‘Wowwww congratulations 🎉🎉🎉’, ‘What great news!! So happy for you both!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️’, ‘so happy for you, i wish you the best! congratulations❤️’ and ‘❤️❤️❤️💖💖💖😍😍😍😍😍😍’.
She and her actor husband Ben, who has appeared in 3:10 to Yuma, X-Men: The Last Stand and Six Feet Under, are already parents to two-year-old daughter Ella.
They welcomed daughter Ella back in August of the next year, before tying the knot last summer in June.
Big congratulations to the whole family on their exciting news!