Pregnant Kimberley Walsh "very overwhelmed" by baby congratulations

Published Tuesday, Feb 25 2014, 09:03 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Pregnant Kimberley Walsh has said she's "very overwhelmed" by the congratulatory messages she's received since announcing her baby news.

Girls Aloud star Kimberley revealed via Twitter on Monday (24 February) that she's expecting her first child with long-time boyfriend Justin Scott.

Kimberley Walsh outside the ITV studios, December 2013

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Kimberley pictured in London, December 2013.

As you'd expect, the singer was immediately inundated with well wishes from celebrity friends and Girls Aloud fans.

"Very overwhelmed by all your lovely messages," she later tweeted. "I'm deffo feeling the love. So much excitement for one day!"

Kimberley, 32, retweeted many of the congratulatory notes, which came from stars including her Girls Aloud bandmates Cheryl Cole and Nicola Roberts.

Cheryl said: "FINALLY, I thought at one point I was going to burst!" Meanwhile, Nicola wrote: "Secrets out!! I am BURSTING with love! Kimberley & Justin are having a baby! I am so happy and so literally beside myself with excitement!!!"

Fellow singer Michelle Heaton, who is also pregnant, tweeted that it explained why Kimberley had been drinking Diet Coke the last time she saw her.

"Exactly!" replied Kimberley.

Other stars who sent love included members of the Strictly Come Dancing family Denise Van Outen, Dani Harmer, Ashley Taylor Dawson, Nicky Byrne and Kara Tointon.

Spice Girls Melanie C and Emma Bunton also sent their love.

Stars who have sent congratulations to pregnant Kimberley in photos: