Hilary Swank prepares for the holidays – and motherhood!
The Alaska daily star, 48, shared a rare photo of her pregnancy on Saturday and posted a picture of herself decorating her Christmas tree on Instagram. The two-time Academy Award winner, who married her husband Philip Schneider in 2018, is expecting twins.
Dressed in a cozy sweater, blank pants and fuzzy slippers, the star hung an ornament on her gorgeous Christmas tree, which was lit up with white lights. She was accompanied by her two furry friends, dogs Rumi and Kai.
“All I want for Christmas is yoooouuus, ohhhhhhh baby(s),” Swank captioned the photo, playing the classic Mariah Carey Christmas tune. At the end of the caption, she added two baby emojis, a nod to the fact that she’s expecting twins.
In the comments, friends and fans, including Sharon Stone and The craft actress Robin Tunney, added messages to celebrate Swank’s holiday cheer.
“So glad you’re going to be a mom!” Tunney wrote. “My god those little babies in your tummy are lucky to have you!!!!”
In October, Swank announced she was pregnant with twins while performing on Good morning America.
“I’m going to be a mother – and not just one, but two. I can’t believe it,” the actress said. “It’s so nice to be able to talk about it and share it.”
During a performance on Live with Kelly and Ryan, Swank spoke candidly about becoming a mother.
‘It’s such a blessing. It’s a total miracle. It’s unbelievable,” she shared, adding that she “feels amazing right now.” She also stated that twins run in both her and her husband’s family. But when she found out she was pregnant during the production of her ABC series, Swank had to get a little creative for the first few months, she explained on the chat show.
“My clothes weren’t starting to fit, so I had to get a haircut the other day [my jeans] Open. And then I put on a jacket that was not in continuity,” she said. “And they came and said, ‘That’s not continuity.’ I said, ‘Oh, I think it works.’ “It won’t.” “No, it will. I’m going to make it work.” She said, ‘If you’re an executive producer, you can do it, but this is weird.’”
Another unique twist on Swank’s path to parenthood: her twins are actually due on the day of her late father’s birthday. She revealed the fact while performing on The Drew Barrymore Show back in October.
“You just announced that your father passed away a year ago and this miracle is happening,” Barrymore told Swank, who replied, “Yeah, and they’re coming on his birthday.”
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