Barbie director Greta Gerwig joyfully announced Thursday that she is expecting a second child by her longtime love Noah Baumbach.
The ability couple, who co-wrote the script for the upcoming Barbie movie, are already the proud parents of a three-year-old son called Harold.
Greta broke the news of her recent pregnancy on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and noted she had been showing off her baby bump since last month.
Baby on board: Barbie director Greta Gerwig joyfully announced Thursday that she is expecting a second child; she is pictured at an event last month
‘I actually, I assumed it could be – I went to an event recently and I wore something that I assumed, everyone can be so interested to know that I used to be gonna have one other child,’ she dished to the talk show host.
‘And no one cared and it didn’t get reported on, which seems no one’s listening to you,’ Greta quipped.
Over the past few weeks she has been flitting from event to event promoting her recent film White Noise, which she acted in and Noah directed.
During her appearances, including one on the DGA Theater Complex and one on the San Vicente Bungalows, she modeled fitted dresses that accentuated her bump.
Dynamic duo: Noah and Greta are pictured on the 2020 Oscars, where they each had movies nominated for best picture but lost to Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite
Cat’s out of the bag: Greta broke the news of her recent pregnancy on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and noted she had been showing off her baby bump since last month
The week before Thanksgiving she also made her presence felt on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences thirteenth Governors Awards.
Although she was decked out in a voluminous gown that might need concealed her pregnancy, she made sure to throw it into relief by cradling her blossoming belly.
When she swung by the Tonight Show this week, Jimmy asked her how her three-year-old is handling the news of an upcoming sibling.
‘It’s hard to know what a three-year-old makes of things that are not existent yet in front of him,’ she noted, quipping: ‘I mean, he’s beautifully sophisticated in some ways after which in other ways he asks what language do they speak in Latest Jersey.’
Bump on the stump: Over the past few weeks she has been flitting from event to event promoting her recent film White Noise, including on the DGA Theater Complex (pictured)
Greta’s second child can be Noah’s third, as along with Harold he has a 12-year-old son called Rohmer together with his ex-wife Jennifer Jason Leigh.
Noah and Jennifer’s divorce was rumored to have been the inspiration for his buzzy Netflix movie Marriage Story starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson.
After making her bones as an actress, Greta became an acclaimed director with the highschool dramedy Lady Bird starring Saoirse Ronan and Beanie Feldstein.
She won further praise for her star-studded movie of Little Women featuring Saoirse amongst such names as Florence Pugh, Timothee Chalamet and Meryl Streep.
In plain sight: During her appearances, including one on the San Vicente Bungalows (pictured), she modeled fitted dresses that accentuated her bump
Her recent Barbie movie stars Margot Robbie because the title character and Ryan Gosling as Ken amid a solid that features Will Ferrell, Issa Rae and Simu Liu.
Greta spilled to Jimmy that she and Noah were initially hired just to put in writing the film but she then went after the director job due to how fond she is of Margot.
She explained that ‘I loved writing it and Noah and I had the very best time writing it after which I just loved Margot Robbie a lot, and I got to know her as a producer because she also produced it, and he or she’s an excellent actress after which it just killed me to think that anybody else would get to hang around along with her.’
When Harold was a baby and Greta had just develop into a mother for the primary time, she candidly told Elle UK about how surprising her experience had been.
In town: The week before Thanksgiving she also made her presence felt on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences thirteenth Governors Awards
‘Whatever you were prepared for, none of it’s how you think that, so far as I can tell. There needs to be a certain quantity of denial that goes on,’ she said.
‘After my friends threw me a baby shower I [was] given nursing bras and, while putting stuff away afterwards, I remember pondering, I’ll keep my regular bras out as well because I’ll use those sometimes, too,’ she recalled. ‘Like when? When is the time in the event that they’re eating every hour and a half?’
Greta explained: ‘You will have to imagine that, alongside your recent life, your older life goes to proceed – and you then realize with stunning clarity that that’s not true. I believe you might have to not know that, to have the ability to do it.’
Hollywood heartthrob: Greta is directing an upcoming Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, who’re pictured filming it in Venice, California this June