Benedict Cumberbatch Is Going to Be a Dad

benedict cumberbatch sophie hunterHold on to your seats, Cumbercollective, because it's time to prepare the world for the arrival of the Cumberbaby. Less than two months after revealing his engagement to Sophie Hunter with an old-school newspaper announcement, it's been revealed that actor Benedict Cumberbatch and his fiance are expecting their first child. Yup, Hunter is pregnant.


The 38-year-old actor's rep confirmed the news to Page Six:

I am delighted to confirm that Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are expecting their first child. They are both over the moon.

So how does this affect the wedding plans? Turns out, not much. Looks like 2015 will feature marriage and baby. A source tells the site that "Sophie is a few months along, and both she and Benedict are very excited about it. They are also quietly planning to marry in early spring."

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All right, ladies, let's all wipe the tears away. Looks like there's another Cumberbabe appearing soon.

Are you surprised by the announcement?


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