Colleen Ballinger Is Pregnant AND Engaged!
30 June 2018, 15:02
It's a double-celebration for the Miranda Sings actress.
YouTuber Colleen Ballinger and her Haters Back Off co-star Erik Stocklin are expecting their first child, the actress announced this week.
Colleen, who's played Miranda Sings on YouTube for 10 years, announced that she was a little over 13 weeks pregnant in an emotional vlog, posted on June 29th.
"Oh my god I'm so excited," Colleen says through tears in the video. "I've a baby growing inside of me!"
The vlog then shows clips of Colleen announcing the news to various friends within the YouTube community, including Zoella, Lilly Singh, and Joey Graceffa.
"This has been the hardest secret to keep from you guys," she told fans on her vlog.
Colleen then announced that she was also engaged to Erik, something she had kept secret until now.
The celebrations continued on Twitter, with fellow YouTubers and fans inundating Colleen with warm wishes:
Congratulations!!!!!!— Chester See (@chestersee) June 30, 2018
Congratulations beautiful! This is incredible! I’m so happy for you mama 😘❤️— Rosanna Pansino (@RosannaPansino) June 29, 2018
DOES THIS MEAN YOU WERE PREGNANT WHEN YOU SAID HI TO ME AT VIDCON?!?! OR DID IT JUST GET THERE?! HAVE I ALREADY SEEN PREGNANT-LEEN?! WHAT IS GOING ON?!? CONGRATS?!?!?! Queen of fertility.— Kingsley (@kingsleyyy) June 30, 2018
"Seeing the overwhelming love and support from the internet today has made me so happy and I feel so loved," Colleen told fans on Twitter. "Y’all are making me cry. It might be because I’m pregnant and emotional... or it’s because you are all amazing. I love you!"
Seeing the overwhelming love and support from the internet today has made me so happy and I feel so loved. Y’all are making me cry. It might be because I’m pregnant and emotional... or it’s because you are all amazing. I love you! 🤰🏻💕😭💏— Colleen Ballinger🎗 (@ColleenB123) June 30, 2018
Colleen also revealed that her pregnancy will be incorporated into Miranda's character. "I've thought long and hard about how to deal with this situation, and I have a really fun idea for it."