Halle Berry’s news that she is expecting a second child came as a bit of a shock to the actress herself.
“I feel fantastic. This has been the biggest surprise of my life to tell you the truth,” the 46-year-old star told CNN.
Last week, Halle and fiance Olivier Martinez, 47, announced they were expecting their first child together – something she thought might not be possible.
“I thought I was kind of past the point where this could be a reality for me. So it’s been a big surprise and the most wonderful,” she continued.
Halle shot down reports that she and Olivier are having a boy, telling CNN they do not know the gender yet.
Halle is already mom to Nahla, 5, whose father is Gabriel Aubry.
She will next be seen on the big screen in “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” where she’s reprising her Ororo Munroe/Storm role in the summer 2014 movie.
-- Jesse Spero
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