Stacey Dooley announces she and Kevin Clifton are expecting first baby

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LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 10: Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton attend The Olivier Awards 2022 with MasterCard at the Royal Albert Hall on April 10, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images for SOLT)
Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton are having a baby. (Jeff Spicer/Getty Images for SOLT)

Stacey Dooley has announced that she and Kevin Clifton are expecting their first baby together.

The documentary-maker, 35, posted a snap on Instagram showing her cradling her baby bump, as she joked that she couldn't keep it under wraps any longer.

"Gaaaaaaang.....We are having a baby!" she wrote.

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"So bloody delighted. Kev, you're magic, I love youuuu."

She added: "Was becoming impossible to hide and if one more person asks me if I've had my t*** done in LA I'm gonna scream.

"Here goessssssss."

Former Strictly dancer Clifton shared the same photo on his account, saying: "We’re having a baby! And I think my girl @sjdooley looks beautiful pregnant."

Dooley and Clifton met when they were paired up on the BBC ballroom show in 2018 and they went on to lift the coveted Glitterball trophy together.

In 2019 they announced that they were an item and they have been together ever since.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 27: Kevin Clifton and Stacey Dooley kiss as they attend Day One of Wimbledon 2022 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 27, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Kevin Clifton and Stacey Dooley met on Strictly. (Karwai Tang/WireImage)

Strictly judge Motsi Mabuse was among those to congratulate the couple after they shared their happy news.

"Oh wowww so happy for you and @keviclifton," she posted. "Congratulations my friend."

Singer Jessie Ware posted: "Ohhhhh thrilled for you guys! Amazing xxxx."

What Not To Wear star Susannah Constantine quipped: "You have t*** AND YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE A BABY!!

"Screaming with delight for you both! Best news EVVA!"

Stacey Dooley attends the launch of of BBC Three cooking contest show Hungry For It, at Near And Far, Peckham, London. Picture date: Monday June 6, 2022.
Stacey Dooley is pregnant. (PA)

"Omg amazing news!!" said YouTuber and former Strictly contestant Joe Sugg.

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Strictly dancer Amy Dowden chimed in: "Yayyyyyyy the best news for two beautiful souls! So happy for you both."

"Whaaaaaaatttt?!!!" said pro Graziano Di Prima. "OMG SO HAPPY FOR YOUUUUU."

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