Whitney Cummings has some exciting news to share: she is pregnant with her first child! The comedian and actress announced the happy news on her Instagram account on Tuesday, June 20, with a series of photos of her baby bump and her beloved dog.
How Whitney Cummings Broke the News
Cummings posted a slideshow of photos to her Instagram, showing her wearing a bikini in the pool as she played with her dog. The last photo in the series was a sonogram image of her future baby. She captioned the post: “In these pix I am with child. And there’s a baby in me too. Human pup coming December. All your dates in 2023 still happening I just may fall over a couple times.”
The post received over 300,000 likes and thousands of comments from her fans and friends, who congratulated her on the pregnancy and expressed their excitement for her. Some of the celebrities who commented on her post included Chelsea Handler, Sarah Silverman, Mindy Kaling, Amy Schumer, and Busy Philipps.
When Whitney Cummings Is Due
Cummings revealed that she is due to give birth in December, which means she is currently in her second trimester. She also assured her followers that she will still perform her scheduled dates in 2023, despite being pregnant. Cummings is known for her stand-up comedy specials, such as I’m Your Girlfriend and Can I Touch It?, as well as her sitcoms Whitney and 2 Broke Girls, which she created and starred in.
Why Whitney Cummings Decided to Have a Baby
Cummings had previously opened up about her decision to freeze her eggs at 32, saying that she felt like she was dating people just because she was on a deadline. She also said that she wanted to have more options and control over her fertility. In February, she appeared on the Today show and said that she might try to have a baby this year after freezing her eggs. She joked that she needed to find a husband in New York because there were no suitable men in L.A.
Cummings did not reveal the identity of her baby’s father in her announcement post. Her last public relationship was with veterinarian Alex Barnes, whom she started dating in July 2021. She shared how they met on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in August 2021, saying that it was under unfortunate circumstances. She said that she took her dog to the vet after he ate some marijuana edibles and met Barnes there. She said that they hit it off and exchanged numbers.
How Whitney Cummings Feels About Being a Mom
Cummings has not shared much about how she feels about becoming a mom for the first time, but judging by her Instagram post, she seems very happy and excited. She also seems to have a good sense of humor about the whole experience, calling her baby a “human pup” and joking about falling over during her shows. She has also been very vocal about her love for animals, especially dogs, so we can expect that she will be a loving and caring mother to her child.