Gemma Arterton is going to be a mother soon! The actress is expecting her first baby with her husband, Rory Keenan. While the rumors of her pregnancy had been doing the rounds for quite some time now, Arterton herself confirmed the news at a recent event.
The 36 year old star, who shot to fame as a Bond girl in 2008’s Quantum of Solace, appeared at the Raindance Film Festival awards on Thursday, where she flaunted her baby bump. Read on to know more about the exciting news.
Gemma Arterton Confirms Pregnancy
Arterton was seen cradling her baby bump as she walked the red carpet of the Raindance Film Festival awards. The mother-to-be put her fashion A-game on as she rocked her maternity look with a black button-down shirt. She paired it with a high-waisted skirt. The actress posed for pictures as she smiled, holding her baby bump.
Arterton accessorized her look with a bracelet and a gold necklace. Meanwhile, the actor had double reason to celebrate as she was also presented with the Raindance Icon Award at the festival.
The Actor had Earlier Revealed that She was Unsure About Having Babies
In 2013, Gemma Arterton had spoken about her maternity plans in an interview and revealed that she wasn’t very sure about having babies. “I don’t think you can ever plan the right, exact time. I don’t feel ready for kids because I want to know that I can come back and still be valuable to the industry,” she had said.
Gemma continued, “That’s only going to happen when I feel a little bit more accomplished… or at least when I’ve accomplished something of which I’m proud,” adding, “I do see kids in my future. But sometimes I think about the world we’re living in and I’m not sure how I feel about bringing a kid into it at the moment, you know?”
In 2018, she had talked about the idea again, saying, “I’m a neurotic person and a worrier anyway, and I think, Oh God! when I have kids, am I still going to be able to do all this? When we were kids, my mum and my grandmother didn’t work, and I think that made them sad. That has influenced me.”
Gemma Arterton Married Rory Keenan in 2019
Gemma started dating Peaky Blinders actor Rory Keenan in 2017 after they met during the play St. Joan by George Bernard Shaw on London’s West End. The two then married in September 2019 in a secret ceremony in Ireland.
Talking about her relationship with her husband, the actor had said in an interview, “He was raised by amazing parents and has an incredible family. He’s a really good man. I think that as you get older, that’s what you need. I just want to feel like I’m with someone that is good and makes me feel good.”
Before falling in love with Rory, Gemma was married to fashion consultant Stefano Catelli for four years, but the couple divorced in 2014.
Congratulations to Gemma Arterton as she is about to embrace motherhood! Stay tuned for more news and updates.