Congrats are in order for Orange Is the New Black star Danielle Brooks, who today announced that she is pregnant with her first child!

The 29-year-old actress made the huge announcement in a sponsored social media post with Clearblue brand pregnancy tests (GET THAT BAG, GIRL!) on Tuesday.

“So elated to finally share this news with you all. I’m happily pregnant!” she wrote to her 2.4 million followers on Instagram.

Danielle also posted on her IG stories that she was five months along.

“5 months in!!” she shared. “Counting my blessings with clear results.”

As for the child’s father, we don’t know much about him, only that his name is “D,” according to this IG post:

“What I’ve always imagined love to feel like…” she captioned a photo last year around Valentine’s Day.


The seventh and final Orange Is the New Black season premieres on Netflix on Friday, July 26th.

Congrats again to Danielle Brooks and “D” on their new baby!

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