‘Hoping he/she is ginger’: Angela Scanlon announces baby news

Congratulations are in order for one of our favourite television presenters this week!

Angela Scanlon, who began her career as a fashion reporter before making the transition to prime time television, has thrilled fans and followers after announcing she was expecting her first child.

Taking to Instagram last night, the Co Meath-native confirmed that she is due early next year.


ROBOTS… on @bbctwo right now x #robotwars #bbctwo #werk

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Angela, who wed husband Roy Hogan in 2014, shared a photo of herself, writing: "SO. I’ve been baking for 6 months now… and I’ve made a bun! It’s currently in the oven & will be ready by Springtime."

"We are so, SO thrilled (since I’ve taken my head out of the toilet bowl) and can’t wait to welcome a mad, wonderful little human into our world.  Really hoping he/she is ginger."

The Voice host, who will turn 34 in December, has been inundated with messages of support from social media users since sharing the news yesterday.

"AMAZING NEWS – Congrats to you both honey, it’s a very exciting time. You will be a fabulous mammy," wrote one.

Angela's post has been liked over 8,000 times in mere hours, with high-profile names including Amy Huberman and Louise McSharry quick to share their congratulations. 

Former Spin 1038 presenter, Daniela Moyles, also chimed in, adding: "You're going to be the coolest Mam ever. Congrats!"