EastEnders' Kellie Bright pregnant
'EastEnders' actress Kellie Bright is pregnant.
The 39-year-old actress - who plays Queen Vic landlady Linda Carter - has revealed that she and husband Paul Stocker will welcome their second child later this year.
She tweeted: "Shhh... Don't tell anyone, but I'm pregnant! My hubby and I are over the moon & looking forward 2 meeting our little person in Nov #Mama@40 (sic)."
And Kellie rushed to assure fans that she will return to the soap after her maternity leave.
She added: "And for those of you that want to know, I will be returning to @bbceastenders after I've had the baby #queenvicismyhome #LindaCarter4ever xx (sic)."
Kellie's co-star Danny Dyer, who plays her husband Mick Carter, was quick to congratulate her, tweeting: "Just when I thought I couldn't get any happier. x"
And he joked about what show bosses will have in store for his character when Kellie takes a break to have her baby.
Referring to 89-year-old June Brown's character Dot Branning, he quipped: "While you're gone I'm assuming an affair with Dot is on the cards. ;) #Mick4Dot (sic)."
He also posted a picture of a baby kitten and wrote: "Me in the vic on my jack when @kelliebright76 is on maternity leave. #lost (sic)."
Kellie married Paul in 2014 and the pair already have a four-year-old son together.