Michelle Keegan was one of many celebrities who sent greetings to Kate and Rio Ferdinand after announcing their pregnancy news on Thursday.
The couple shared a touching video of themselves telling the three extremely delighted children in Rio about their marriage to the late wife Rebecca.
Michelle, 32, wrote in the comments: “Awwww that made me cry. Congratulations to all of you, great news ❤️❤️❤️ xxx. ‘
Lovely: Michelle Keegan was in tears over Kate and Rio Ferdinand’s baby announcement on Instagram Thursday when a host of celebrities sent their congratulations (stock image)
So sweet: Kate and Rio shared a video of themselves telling children Lorenz, 13, Tate, 11, and Tia, nine, the good news on social media.
And many others have sent their greetings, including pregnant Rochelle Humes, 31, who wrote, “So special, so happy for both of you. “
Her husband Marvin, 35, added: “Huge! Congratulations to all of you, brother… very happy for you.
Singer Olly Murs, 36, wrote, “Comrade congratulations.”
The new mother, TOWIE star, Danielle Armstrong, 32, added: “Oh, it’s amazing, so happy for you. What a beautiful video. ‘
TOWIE’s new mom, Lydia Bright, 29, wrote: “OMG, I’m in tears. I am so happy for all of you.
Oh baby! Kate announced she is pregnant and expecting her first child with husband Rio on Instagram Thursday
Her mother, Debbie added, “I’m absolutely on the moon. You really are such an incredible human being.
And DJ Reggie Yates, 37, added with emotion: “Everything mat. All.’
Kate, 29, and Rio were married nine months ago. The former TOWIE star went to her Instagram on Thursday to share a sweet video of herself and Rio, 41, telling her three children – Lorenz, 13, Tate, 11, and Tia, new years the good news.
Kate captioned the ad with, “The crazy house is about to get a little bit crazier … every time I look at it, it makes me cry, the best reaction. Baby Ferdy, we are all delighted to meet you.
Lovely: Kate’s 1.2 million followers, family friends and celebrities were quick to respond to the video by sharing their wishes
Rio also posted the same clip and added: “We got our wish, another Ferdinand on the way !! @xkateferdinand I can’t wait to live this pregnancy together and bring our little human into this world. But the reaction.
In the video, the couple sat the three children from Rio as they shared the news with them for the first time and filmed their reactions.
Kate and Rio started by looking at pictures of babies with Tate, Lorenz and Tia as they remembered their childhood.
The former TOWIE star said, “I think Tia looks like you,” to which Tia replied, “This one looks like me.
Family of six! The former TOWIE star, 29, previously stated that children have wanted him for a while
Baby Ferdy! Kate captioned the ad with, “The crazy house is about to get a little crazier … every time I watch it, it makes me cry, the best reaction ❤️ Baby Ferdy, we’re all so excited meet you. “
Loving father: Rio also posted the same clip and added: “We got our wish, another Ferdinand on the way !! “
Kate then cryptically added, “Look at it page by page, that’s right. “
To which Lorenz read a message which said: “Before, we argued every day of the week, now for the next chapter. Guess what?’
Anticipating exciting news, the teenager jumped from her chair to which Kate announced: “I’m pregnant!
The reality star then rocked her baby bump in bloom and added, “Haven’t you noticed? “
Kate’s three stepchildren were thrilled with the news as they jumped from their chairs to cheer for the couple.
Big revelation: Kate and Rio started by looking at pictures of babies with Tate, Lorenz and Tia as they remembered their childhood before dropping their baby.
Tate shouted, “No, you’re not!”, Lorenz said, “What are you doing? Yes! Are you really and Tia nicely adding, “OMG! Sister, sister!
Kate is said to have suffered from morning sickness and thinks she is carrying a baby girl.
A source told the Sun: ‘Everyone is delusional with happiness.
“Kate’s pregnancy made everyone shine with joy.
“She had a few difficult weeks, but she couldn’t be happier. She always wanted to have her own children with Rio and to grow her current family. Everyone is so excited. ‘
MailOnline contacted Kate’s representative for a comment.
Little girl? Kate apparently suffered from morning sickness and thinks she is carrying a baby girl (Kate pictured on her birthday earlier this month)
Embarrassing! The announcement comes after Kate detailed the incredibly awkward conversations she had with her stepchildren about sex earlier this month.
The announcement comes after Kate detailed the incredibly awkward conversations she had with her stepchildren about sex earlier this month.
Kate admitted that Lorenz, Tate and Tia are not afraid to wonder when the couple will expand their family, one of them even asking, “When are you going to start again?”
The former TOWIE star admitted that while the couple would like to welcome their first child together, the lock-up halted their baby-making plans due to a lack of “quality time together.”
Kate, who previously admitted that her parenting journey was not the easiest, said young people are incredibly comfortable with their family dynamics, so much so that they even wonder when she and her father become hot and heavy.
The former reality star told The Sun, “Conversations have a bit of graphics with children. They say, “When are you going to do it, then?” ” It’s so funny.
“One of them said,” You are not going to have [sex] locked out while we’re at home, so I think you’re going to have it in October. “I say to myself,” I can’t believe I’m having this conversation! “”
Keen: Kate admitted that Lorenz, Tate and Tia are not afraid to wonder when the couple will expand their family, one of them even asking, “When are you going to start again? “
About when they would like to expand their brood, she added, “We would like to have a baby but there is no [set] time. It just makes parenting, doesn’t it? Where is the love life ?! We have a bit of time here and there, but I wouldn’t call it twice.
She also spoke about motherhood on Giovanna Fletcher’s Happy Mum, Happy Baby podcast earlier this year.
Kate said, “I said in Rio to say that if we have a baby at five, I will be great. I know what I’m doing, but this baby stage that I don’t know. Children talk about having a baby all the time.
“I said” Rio, I never changed diapers, I never had children! ” I think [having a baby] will bring us all together, tighter, closer like a knit.
“It’s weird because when we’re at home and there are five of us, I feel like their mom and I know I’m not their mom and we all feel the same. I just feel like they’re my kids. It’s a normal family. ‘
Kate added that she had always wanted a big family, she continued, “I always thought I wanted a big family, but I never thought I would get it that way.
Candid: She also talked about motherhood on Giovanna Fletcher’s Happy Mum, Happy Baby podcast earlier this year, where she said she always wanted a big family but was nervous because she never changed diapers
“It’s just crazy when I think about it. I thought I would have a big family, but with kids with three kids and they who lose their mom, I’ve never seen him like that.
Kate recently shared a passionate article on social media after attending the Black Lives Matter demonstration in London with her family.
The media explained that attending the event was a “moving and overwhelming” experience for them and also explained how important it was for children to attend.
She wrote, “Such a moving and overwhelming experience for us today. Honestly, we were careful about going and taking the kids, but we are so glad we made the decision to go, it’s something we will all remember for the rest of our lives .
“It was so good to be part of the movement. Our children are the future, for us it is so important for them to understand what is going on in the world and to be part of the change, we must continue to educate ourselves and inform the young generation.
A clue? When they wanted to extend their brood, she said to the Sun: ‘We would like to have a baby but there isn’t [set] time. It just makes parenting, doesn’t it? Where is the love life ?! We have a bit of time here and there, but I wouldn’t call it twice.
“Taking a knee with thousands of protesters and having a minute of silence is a moment that will stay with me for a very long time. We are united #blacklivesmatter. ‘
The reality TV star started a relationship with footballer Rio in 2017 and retired from TOWIE to become a mother figure of the trio, after his first wife, Rebecca, tragically died of breast cancer in 2015 .
Rio proposed to Kate in November 2018 after almost two years of dating, and the couple filmed a video similar to the announcement of their baby.
The former TOWIE star accepted a romantic proposal on the roof of the sports legend during a family vacation in Abu Dhabi.
he asked the question in front of his three children after the former footballer received the blessing of his late wife Rebecca to find love again.
Powerful: Kate recently shared a passionate article on social media after attending the Black Lives Matter demonstration in London with her family
Taking advantage of her Instagram account to share the good news with her subscribers, Kate wrote: “The perfect end of our vacation … How could the answer not be yes. “
Kate uploaded three photos of the magic moment when Rio asked the question while her children were watching.
The stunning images of the cityscape seemed to have been taken on a rooftop helicopter platform after a night ride.
The former England star proudly revealed that he had included his children in his proposal plans, and congratulated them on having kept it secret for so long.
Posing a sweet photo of the trio while looking at the special moment, he wrote, “She said yes. How these 3 children kept it secret, I will never know.
Closer than ever: Rio proposed to Kate in November 2018 after almost two years of dating and the couple filmed a video similar to their baby’s announcement
The couple made the connection less than a year later with a romantic ceremony which took place in September 2019 at the luxurious D Maris Bay hotel in Turkey.
The reality star started dating Rio in early 2017, two years after tragically losing his wife Rebecca after a short battle with cancer.
Rio previously revealed that Rebecca had encouraged her to find love after she died, in a conversation with her friend Lisa.
He told the Sun: “Rebecca said something to Lisa in the last weeks of her life.
“Months later, Lisa told me what it was …” It kills me to think about Rio with a new partner, Lisa, you know that is the case. Yes of course. But you know what kills me even more? Thinking of him alone and alone.
Idyllic: the couple tied the knot less than a year later with a romantic ceremony to be held in September 2019 at the luxurious D Maris Bay hotel in Turkey (photo in 2018)
“‘ If I can’t do it, Lisa, I don’t want Rio to be miserable. I want him to be happy. »‘
In 2018, Kate revealed that Rio’s three children wanted her to have a baby so they could have another brother to play with.
In an interview with YOU magazine from the Daily Mail, Kate said: “Children would like a little brother or a sister; they say, “I dreamed you were pregnant”. But right now, we’re just happy with our little unit.
Kate also explained that she sees the former footballer and his offspring as a package and that she “fell in love with them” as soon as she met the trio.
She added, “I fell in love with Rio, then I met the children and I fell in love with them. I realized, “Wow, my life is going to change.” I couldn’t be part of her life and not theirs.
Tragic: reality star started dating Rio in early 2017, two years after tragically losing wife Rebecca after a short battle with cancer (2009 photo)
“I knew it would be a challenge, but if you love someone, you go with him and face the tough stuff.
Despite her close relationship with the children of Rio, Kate said their late mother was “irreplaceable” and that she worked hard to keep Rebecca’s memory alive.
In her documentary and on the Rio BBC: Becoming A Family, released earlier this year, Kate said getting to know the children and Rio as a unit was a “tough couple of years” because it was faced with hostility from extended family members.
Two years later, Kate says she is more relaxed about being “honest” about the ups and downs of parenting.
Kate said, “I’m just more open and honest with everything. I found a happy medium.
“We compare ourselves to each other’s best pieces and we don’t always know what’s going on.
“So I made a conscious effort to try to be more open and honest and not always share the good times in my life and it makes me feel better too because you don’t have as much pressure to be up to what everything thinks has passed. ‘
Loved-up: In 2018, Kate revealed that Rio’s three children wanted her to have a baby so they could have another brother to play with