Girls Star Jemima Kirke Is Pregnant
First Published: June 23, 2012 12:05 PM EDT Credit: HBO
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Jemima Kirke, who plays free-spirited Jessa Johansson on HBO’s “Girls,” is pregnant!
The actress, 27, confirmed the happy news to the NY Daily News on Wednesday.
The impending arrival marks the second child for the British-born star and her husband, attorney Michael Mosberg, who are already parents to 20-month-old daughter Rafaella.
The two-time mommy-to-be gave birth to Rafaella just six weeks prior to shooting the “Girls” pilot and was initially hesitant to sign on for the HBO series.
”[‘Girls’ Creator] Lena [Dunham] came to me two days before I gave birth—we were just lying on the bed, chatting and she’s like, ‘Will you be in my pilot?’ I said, ‘Are you kidding? I will have just had this baby and be 30 pounds overweight.’ But I did it,” Jemima told The Glow. “She’s got a way with words. Rafaella was 6 weeks old when I started filming the pilot, so I brought her with me to set. Sometimes we would shoot from 6 a.m. to midnight, or 2 in the afternoon to 7 a.m.”
“Girls” will return to HBO with new episodes in January 2013.
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