The 32-year-old Girls Aloud star broke the news that she and long-term boyfriend Justin are expecting on her Twitter feed this afternoon:
Justin and I are so happy to let you all know we are having a baby!!! Couldn’t wait to share our lovely news with you all
Cheryl Cole expressed her relief following the announcement, having struggled to keep her former bandmate’s news a secret.
Writing on her own Twitter feed, Cole said: “@KimberleyJWalsh FINALLY, I thought at one point I was going to burst!”
Kimberley and Justin have been together for 10 years.