Kate Hudson is pregnant!

She clearly made a production of her Instagram announcement, posting a carefully staged video that also reveals the baby's gender.

Ironically, Hudson recently gave an interview to The Times, where she opened up about motherhood and the prospect of having more kids, saying, "I'd like to!"

The video shows Kate and her family bursting black balloons and smaller pink balloons and pink confetti falling out.

But, she said, it hasn't been an easy first trimester.

Explaining the morning sickness has since passed, Kate admitted she made a decision to go public with the big news as she is no longer able to hide her growing bump. "If you've seen me out and about smiling and pretending like everything is amazing.I was lying!"

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"And it's too darn challenging to hide, and frankly hiding is more exhausting then just coming out with it". Finally she says that she, Danny, her sons and the rest of her family "are insane excited!"

She concluded: "A little girl on the way". However, this is Hudson's first time being pregnant with a baby girl.

Ryder's father is Hudson's ex-husband Chris Robinson, and Bingham's dad is ex Matthew Bellamy. From boomerangs... I was sick the Beginning of this pregnancy was the most hard compared to previous one...

"Once she met Danny she just knew that she wanted a baby with him and hoped and prayed that it would happen". Hudson told us. "I want four kids but I could go for six". She explains why she has been absent from social media the past few months. But everything I've experienced has been great, albeit not conventional, including my childhood'. Both of Kate's sons are named after her parents, stepfather Kurt Russell and mother Goldie Hawn.

  • Michelle Webb