Steph McGovern announces she is ‘with child' not ‘pot belly'

The presenter jokingly revealed her pregnancy online.

Steph McGovern has announced that she is expecting a child.

The BBC broadcaster has joked that her baby bump is not in fact a “pot belly”.

McGovern had previously laughed off rumours she was expecting a baby by claiming that her apparent pregnancy was just extra weight.

Steph McGovern
Steph McGovern had previously dismissed pregnancy rumours (Ian West/PA)

The BBC Breakfast presenter has now confirmed that she is “with child” in a post on Twitter.

She said: “I see my news is out! Yep, I am no longer with pot belly…… I am now with child. #babyonboard.”

The post followed rumours in the press that the presenter was expecting a child.

News was greeted with joy online from fans of the the presenter, and her own fandom was also recognised.

The social media account of Middlesbrough FC, her football club, posted a message of congratulations to the team’s famous supporter, saying “Congrats, Steph!”.

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