Katherine Ryan showed off her growing belly after announcing that she is pregnant with her second child, her first with partner and high school sweetheart Bobby Kootstra.
The 37-year-old comedian made the announcement on Thursday during a live recording of her podcast Telling Everybody Everything in Kentish Town, before Bobby shared the bump and Katherine posted a selfie with her stomach.
She first revealed her baby bump during a performance on Celebrity Juice last week, where she wore a gorgeous green silk dress, but didn’t talk about her pregnancy during the show.
Amazing: Katherine Ryan is PREGNANT! The comic showed off her growing bump in a stunning snapshot shared by childhood sweetheart Bobby Kootstra
Katherine revealed that she would give birth in the summer during her podcast recording, but declined to give an exact date because she claimed her best advice to other pregnant women was not to divulge that information.
Katherine said on the live show that she would like to remain cautious about her due date as it kept people from asking too many questions.
She already has a daughter Violet, 11, whom she is fiercely protective of, it is not known who Your Face or Mine? host shares her daughter with.
She was registered with childhood sweetheart Bobby in December 2019, at a quiet ceremony in Denmark after the pair revived their romance.
Sweet: She has now revealed her growing stomach
Debut: Katherine first revealed her bump during a performance on Celebrity Juice last week wearing a gorgeous green dress
Keep it a secret: Katherine didn’t talk about her pregnancy during her appearance
Sweet: The child will be her first with partner Bobby and Katherine has chosen not to reveal when she would give birth
Support: In March, Katherine shared a photo of her posing in a gorgeous lemon-yellow dress, a few fans speculated she might be pregnant and offered their heartfelt congratulations
In March, Katherine shared a photo in which she posed in a beautiful lemon-yellow dress and posed with her arms crossed in her lap.
A few fans speculated that the comedian could be pregnant in an instant and even offered her heartfelt congratulations.
This will be Katherine’s first child with Bobby, whom she married in December 2019.
Shortly after the ceremony, she spoke exclusively with MailOnline about her registered partnership and said that a big wedding with stars was never on the menu.
Subtle: Katherine posed with her bump covered as she smiled for a moment with RuPaul’s Drag Race UK season two winner Lawrence Chaney
Cover Up: In a promotional video for All That Glitters, Katherine covered her bump wearing a loose-fitting yellow dress
She said, ‘I don’t want a big opportunity because of the history of it and the fact that women used to belong to their fathers and then their husbands and put on a white dress because they’re virgins, I mean I think it’s dirty and I don’t want to do it.
“I appreciate that other people like to have a party, but then again, I get to put on nice dresses and don’t have to make an invite list and arrange seating and hire a DJ, I just don’t want to do those things at all.”
Katherine reconnected with Bobby after 20 years when the couple agreed to have a one-night stand, but their romance quickly blossomed.
Like mother, like daughter: Katherine already has 11-year-old daughter Violet (L) against whom she is fiercely protective, it is unknown who she shares her daughter with
Family: In 2019, Katherine talked about the close relationship she has with her daughter, whom she calls her best friend, and said: ‘It’s special that I’ve been alone with her for a long time’
And she said she believes their relationship has only been strengthened by the fact that Bobby was previously married.
Katherine explained, “ I loved him so much – I still have all of our letters we wrote to each other when we were 15/16, and got it made into a blanket for our one-year anniversary because I’m such a geek. am.
‘But then I was glad we weren’t together for 20 years either because I left and I did all these interesting things and he went away and did all these interesting things.
“I think most men aren’t really ready to get married until they’re divorced. I never really wanted to get married, but when I became completely satisfied with the idea of being alone, he magically entered my life.
Romance: Katherine was registered with childhood sweetheart Bobby (right) in December 2019, at a quiet ceremony in Denmark after the couple revived their romance
‘I did everything I could not to marry him. I thought, this is not my plan, but when it is meant to be, it is so easy and I wish I had known that all along. ‘
In 2019, Katherine opened up about the close relationship she has with her daughter, who she calls her best friend, with The Mirror.
She said of Violet: “My daughter Violet and I have a unique relationship. I really love and love her, and it’s special that I’ve been alone with her for a long time, so we kind of have a sister relationship – which I know can be dangerous when she gets older, but I’m risking it .
‘We live in a democracy. I always say, we are not a mother and not a 10-year-old. We are two 10 year olds, but one of us has a credit card and driver’s license. We cannot be stopped. ‘
Thoughts: Last November, Katherine said traditional white weddings are ‘dirty’ and believes men are not ready to get married ‘until they are divorced’