Ukrainian heavyweight professional boxer Wladimir Klitschko and actress Hayden Panettiere are expecting their first child, a source revealed to Us Weekly on Wednesday.
“Hayden is totally pregnant!” claims the source.
Klitschko and the 24-year-old actress have been engaged for about a year, and have been seeing each other on and off since as early as 2009. The couple met at a book party and dated for two years before separating in 2011, but were back together by early 2013.
Panettiere appears to be excited to become a mother for the first time, as she had this to say to Glamour in May, only weeks after the her engagement with Klitschko was announced.
“I’ve lived a very big life, and I don’t feel my age, and I feel like I was born to be a mother,” she said. “Sometimes people speak about [having kids] like, ‘Your life ends—you’re never going to be able to do anything again!’ And I’m like, ‘What are you talking about?’ Motherhood is the most beautiful, exciting thing, and there’s nothing that I feel like I can’t accomplish while having children in my life.”
Panettiere will have an very athletic husband in Klitschko, who is currently the longest-reigning heavyweight fighter International Boxing Federation (IBF) history and owns an impressive career record of 62-3.
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