Jessica Barden has big news: She’s a mom now!
The 29-year-old English actress, known for her role on Netflix’s The End of the F—— World dark comedy series, revealed on Instagram Tuesday that she quietly welcomed her first baby. She shared a throwback photo from her pregnancy to accompany the post.
“If I didn’t reply to you and you felt like I was avoiding you it’s because I was pregnant this whole year ✌? Thank you to everyone I worked with in Australia, I am so grateful I got to work pregnant and I couldn’t of done it without everyone’s care and support,” she wrote.
“I absolutely love being someone’s mum ? I will never post my child on here so this is still a meme account,” Barden added.
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Several of her famous followers reacted to the surprise in the comment section, including Tommy Dorfman, who wrote, “SO F—— COOL YOURE THE BEST.”
Sharon Osbourne said, “CONGRATULATIONS ANGEL! ?❤️,” and Erin Foster commented, “This is how I had to find out!”
Speaking with NME in December, the actress joked, “If I ever have a child, I’ll probably give birth to Oasis,” expressing her love for the rock band.