Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Reveals Baby’s Gender
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Bold and Beautiful actress shares the happy news with castmates.
Updated November 4: Jacqueline MacInnes Wood revealed on Instagram that she’s having a boy. On November 2, Soaps.com reported that MacInnes Wood is teasing a gender reveal on Instagram, as the B&B actress posted a photo of herself wearing a pink dress along with the caption, “BOY or GIRL?!? What do YOU think!?! ???? #6monthspregnant #pregnancy #pregnant.” So went on to share a photo in a blue dress and teased, “In my belly.. striking a pose..Boy or Girl we soon shall knoooww!!! What do you think?!”
On October 18, Soaps.com was excited to share the news that B&B star Jacqueline MacInnes Wood is expecting her first child with husband Ethan Ruspoli. Wood eloped with Ruspoli this summer and is five and a half months pregnant, which means her due date is in February 2019.
Entertainment Tonight was on set at Bold and Beautiful as Wood made her announcement to unsuspecting castmates. During a scene in which Wood’s character, Steffy Forrester, was walking a runway in a revealing selection from Forrester Creations’ Intimates line, Wood shouted out, “I just wanna let you all know: your girl is pregnant! I am pregnant!” Courtney Hope, who plays Sally Spectra, Steffy’s designer, commented after the fact, “I’m so surprised. I had no idea. And it’s super weird because I work with her all the time.” Her onscreen grandfather, John McCook (Eric Forrester), tweeted, “A Joyous, Fearless, Wonderful Mom!! HUGE congrats to her!!”
B&B head honcho, Brad Bell was in the loop, however, and stated, “She told me about a month ago, and she told me in person [and] came up to my office. I’m thrilled. I’m a father of four kids myself, and she’s just fallen in love with her husband and now she’s falling in love again with a child. It’s just a wonderful, wonderful thing.” Following the big announcement, Wood was feeling the moment and said, “I am still shaking, my hands are shaking, my body is shaking, but it’s such a surreal, beautiful moment and I am happy to do it with people that I love.”
The actress, who doesn’t know the gender of her baby as of yet, looked forward to getting lots of parenting tips from B&B cast members who are already parents. Wood’s pregnancy will not be written into Steffy’s B&B storyline as the character had her first child, Kelly, not so long ago, so expect to see her behind large purses and desks as is typical for soap operas hiding a baby belly.
Soaps.com congratulates Jacqueline MacInnes Wood and Ethan Ruspoli on their happy news and wishes them all the best with the upcoming addition to their family.
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The rumors are truuuuee!! It’s not just a burrito in my belly it’s a burrito AND A BABY!!!! Ya gurrrlls PREGNANT!! ??❤??❤? So excited for this new chapter and SO happy I get to share it with all of you! When the storyline called for Steffy to model in the Intimates Lingerie fashion show, I wasn’t going to step down because I’m pregnant. I was going to strut my stuff and embrace it! And that’s what I’m doing. Embracing this journey. Thank you for all of your love and continued support and a BIG Thank You to Brad Bell for allowing me to announce in such a special way. #willneverforgetthismoment #boldandbeautiful #Cbs