Strictly Come Dancing star Brendan Cole has announced that he and his wife Zoe are expecting their second child.
The ballroom professional, 41, took to his Instagram account on Monday evening to share a boomerang clip of his stunning spouse clutching her growing baby bump as she playfully kicked one leg up in celebration.
Later confirming the news herself, Zoe displayed her sense of humour when she wrote: ‘Yes it’s true! Came back from Mallorca recently with a little excess baggage!’
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And baby makes four! Brendan Cole and hiw wife Zoe announced that they’re expecting their second child on Monday evening
And she kept the laughs coming as she added the hashtags: ‘#whathavewedone #babyonboard #excitedandscared #parents #ourfamily #morejunkinthetrunk’.
Along with the good news, Zoe shared a shot of herself showing her baby bump in all its bare glory as she donned a bikini while posing alongside her shirtless husband and their four-year-old daughter Aurelia on a Mallorca beach.
She also a hilarious snapshot of herself pretending to scream in shock as the model pointed at her slightly protruding stomach, as Brendan – who is seen holding glass of bubbly – looks on in feigned shock.
Boomerang: The Strictly Come Dancing professional shared a boomerang clip of his wife clutching her baby bump as she playfully kicked one of her legs up
Bump: Share also shared a shot of her bare baby bump as the couple relaxed on a Mallorca beach with their daughter Aurelia in the middle
She captioned the image: ‘Where did that come from?! #biglunchorbaby #whathavewedone #babyannouncement #aaaaaaaaggggghhhhhh.’ [sic]
Brendan kicked off the intrigue, when he took to his social media accounts to announce: ‘Hey all…@thezoecole and I have news…’
Once his followers learned of the news, the congratulatory messages quickly flooded in, with former contestant Sophie Ellis-Bextor leading the way as she tweeted: ‘Woo! Congratulations guys! Happy happy news.’
Another erstwhile competitor, Judy Murray, gushed on the micro-blogging site: ‘Ah Zoe. What gorgeous news. Lots of love to the 3+1 of you. Xxx.’
Congratulations: A host of stars quickly took to Twitter to congratulate the dancer on his news
Gratitude: After making his announcement Brendan returned to Twitter to thank everybody for their congratulatory messages
Strictly professional dancer Oti Mabuse also got in on the congratulatory action, as she tweeted: ‘Congratulations to my big brother @BrendanCole couldn’t be more happier for you #baby news.’
New Zealand-born Brendan and his British model wife Zoe married in 2010, welcoming their daughter Aurelia into the world on Christmas Day 2012.
Before their relationship, he was engaged to fellow dancer Camilla Dallerup, with whom he performed on Strictly’s long-running predecessor Come Dancing.
Passion for fashion: Zoe took to her Instagram account to thank Aspinal for hosting her, as she attended one of the brand’s events for London Fashion Week on Monday
Home: Brendan has a holiday home in Mallorca, where he regularly spends time with his family
However, their engagement ended after Brendan was partnered with Natasha Kaplinsky on the inaugural season of Strictly – which they won.
They later went public with their relationship, and after it ended, Brendan was rumoured to be dating a number of women, including Abi Titmuss, Lady Victoria Hervey, Martine McCutcheon, Adele Silva and Emma Gray.
Brendan – who resides permanently with his family in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire – owns a holiday home on Mallorca.
Home from home: New Zealand-born Brendan resides permanently in Aylesbury, Bucks