Game of Throne actress Carice van Houten, a.k.a Melisandre in the HBO TV series, is pregnant with her partner Guy Pierce.This will be the first child for both the 48-year-old Australian actor and the 39-year-old Dutch actress. The actress is also a singer, who has earlier released two albums 2012 See You on the Ice and 2006’s Black Book.
“Carice and Guy are thrilled to be expecting their first child,” van Houten’s rep told The Hollywood Reporter.Guy Pierce, an Australian actor will also portray as F. Scott Fitzgerald in the upcoming film, Genius, to be released in July.The Australian actor split from his wife 18 years after the marriage.
On Late Night With Seth Meyers in which the 39-year-old actress appeared last month, she announced that they will be filming the child-birth, E Online! reports.The couple have not yet confirmed their relationship though have been spotted together multiple times, according to the report by US Weekly.
The brunette actress also took on to the Twitter to announce the news.”Ok. I’m ready for your shadowbaby jokes,” the actress tweeted on Saturday.
Ok. I'm ready for your shadowbaby jokes.
— Carice van Houten (@caricevhouten) March 19, 2016
Incidentally The Game of Throne actress stripped off her clothes in the TV series to give birth to a demon but this time the child will no longer be a demon but an adorable baby sharing the qualities of a singer mother and an actor father.
“The word “shadowbaby” refers to Van Houten’s character on Game of Thrones, the priestess Melisandre, who gave birth to a shadow demon which was sent to assassinate Renly Baratheon,” reported SMH.
Carice is not the only star in Hollywood who is pregnant, Pop Sugar reports this news with the heading “Buns in Ovens“Kelly Clarkson, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Liv Tyler, Chrissy Teigen, Anne Hathaway,Candice Swanepoel,Victoria Secret’s Model Behati Prinsloo, Jessica Pare,Jamie Dornan and his wife share the same news.