Jessica Barden has revealed she secretly welcomed her first child.
The English actress, who is best known for playing Alyssa in the hit series The End of the F***ing World, shared the exciting news via Instagram.
Alongside a throwback photo of herself while she was pregnant, the 29-year-old wrote: “If I didn’t reply to you and you felt like I was avoiding you it’s because I was pregnant this whole year ✌🏻”
“Thank you to everyone I worked with in Australia, I am so grateful I got to work pregnant and I couldn’t of done it without everyone’s care and support.”
“I absolutely love being someone’s mum 🥰 I will never post my child on here so this is still a meme account,” she added.
Irish actress Sarah Greene commented on the post: “Oh @jessybarden massive congratulations!! I’m so so thrilled for you. It’s just f***ing magical. So excited for you ❤️”
Former X Factor star Diana Vickers wrote: “OMG you look incredible. Congratulations beautiful human ❤️❤️❤️❤️”, while 13 Reasons Why star Tommy Dorfman penned: “SO F***ING COOL YOURE THE BEST.”