Pregnant Gemma Atkinson educated fans on the honest nature of social media.
The former Hollyoaks star, 38, who already shares daughter Mia, three, with Strictly Come Dancing pro-Gorka Marquez, 32, shared that she is expecting her second child.
The star has always shared her passion for exercise on social media, but she wanted to urge her Instagram followers to refrain from obsessing over people’s fancy photos.
The caption read: ‘Quick reminder that if I can hide a baby, what else can people hide with shapes and lighting?
‘Don’t dwell too much on other people’s photos. Most of them are not real.
Gemma and Gorka regularly share sweet updates on their family life, including their Christmas plans and their little one’s first word.
In one of her final posts confirming their exciting news, she wrote: ‘Can’t hide my belly any longer. I officially “jumped”. 😂 Our little boy will join our family later this year 💙.
“We feel incredibly blessed and grateful to be on this journey again. Mia is absolutely thrilled! Although we may have to negotiate names, because so far she is adamant it will be called Barbie.
Celebrities, fans and loved ones flocked to congratulate the happy couple on their bundle of joy, with Dancing On Ice judge Oti Mabuse writing, “Congratulations 🥳 ❤️🙌🔥🙌.”
TOWIE star Jess Wright also commented: “Congratulations ❤️❤️❤️”, while Crossfit athlete Elliot Simmonds added: “Can’t wait to meet the little guy and buy him his first Liverpool shirt 😍 😂.”
Gemma and Gorka welcomed their first child, Mia, on July 4, 2019, with the dancer writing on social media at the time, “She’s amazing and she certainly made an entrance, making us all very scared at times. @glouiseatkinson my absolute HERO!’
Meanwhile, Gorka revealed earlier this month his reasons for not taking part in the Strictly tour, after sparking rumors that he had left the franchise.
Looking back, it seems the exciting news from Gemma may have swayed the decision, with the pro saying, “After the Strictly series, I still like to take time out to spend some quality time with Gem and Mia.
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