Rudy’s going to be a mom! Cosby Show star Keshia Knight Pulliam confirms she’s pregnant with her first child… and it’s a girl
She won the hearts of millions all over the world as the adorable Rudy Huxtable on The Cosby Show.
And at 37, Keshia Knight Pulliam has confirmed that she’s pregnant with her first child – and it’s a girl.
The actress, who’s married to former NFL linebacker Ed Hartwell, announced her happy baby news via Instagram on Sunday.
Baby on board! Keshia Knight Pulliam, 37, revealed via Instagram on Sunday that she’s pregnant with a girl – posing for a selfie holding a cupcake with pink frosting
‘Surprise!!! We have a new addition coming soon,’ Keshia wrote alongside a selfie showing her holding a tiny cupcake with pink frosting.
She urged her social media followers to check out the new episode of her podcast Kandidly Keshia for more details.
The couple married on January 1 at their home in Georgia.
Big news: The actress, who starred as Rudy Huxtable on The Cosby Show, tied the knot with former NFL linebacker Ed Hartwell on New Year’s Day. They’re pictured together in January
While this will be Keshia’s first child, her husband is already a father to son Ed Jr., nine, with ex-wife and The Real Housewives Of Atlanta alum Lisa Wu.
Ed, who was featured in the first two seasons of the Bravo show, and reality star Lisa split in 2011 after the football player filed for bankruptcy claiming he couldn’t pay off millions of dollars of debt.
In July 2014, thejasminebrand.com reported that his Chapter 11 bankruptcy was closed and $2 million of debt wiped clean.
Baby reveal! Keshia’s friend Tobey Renee shared this photo on her Instagram showing the actress with a bunch of friends celebrating the news she’s expecting her first child
Keshia found fame at the age of five after being cast in the long-running and at the time groundbreaking NBC sitcom.
In 1986, she became the youngest person ever to be nominated for an Emmy Award.
After The Cosby Show ended in 1992, she continued to find work as an actress, starring in films such as Beauty Shop and Madea Goes To Jail and TV’s Tyler Perry’s House Of Payne.
Back in April, Keshia spoke for the first time about her famous TV dad Cosby, who has had multiple allegations of rape made against him.
She explained: ‘I did work with him for a really long time, I love him dearly still, and that isn’t the man that I know.’
Keshia Knight Pulliam talks about Bill Cosby accusations
Scandal: Keshia was five when she was cast as the youngest member of the Huxtable family in NBC’s sitcom The Cosby Show. In April she said she still loved her TV dad dearly despite the multiple rape allegations against him