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Comedian Jack Whitehall – who has traveled the world with his father to laugh on TV – will become a father later this year. His partner, model Roxy Horner, called it “the best news”.

Via Bethany Minelle, Arts & Entertainment reporter @BethanyMinelle

Monday 15 May 2023 15:24, United Kingdom

Jack Whitehall is expecting his first child with girlfriend Roxy Horner.

The 34 year old comedian announced the news on social media, sharing black and white photos of himself and Horner, 31, posing with their ultrasound images.

Model Horner, who is wearing a white summer dress in the photos, can be seen clutching her belly in one photo.

Whitehall jokingly captioned his post: “And I think I didn’t get enough attention when the dog came in…”

Horner, who modeled for British Vogue at the age of 17, wrote on her Instagram: “Best news to share…”

Commenting on her post, Whitehall’s mother, actress Hilary Whitehall wrote: “We love you all so much! You have made @fatherwhitehall and I very, VERY happy.”

Whitehall’s sister Molly commented: “Love you” and retweeted the announcement on her Instagram story with the caption “cousin coming”. Molly has a two-year-old daughter and is currently expecting her second child.

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Whitehall later commented on Twitter: “Perhaps finally learning to drive now. #Adulting #DadLevel.”

Later, when sharing the date of his current UK tour on Twitter, the comedian wrote: “See! It all makes sense now. I’ve reached a level of stability Boss’s: Dad!”

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Away from his comedy, Whitehall is famous for his Netflix series, Jack Whitehall: Travels With My Father, which sees him travel the world with his father, talent agent Michael Whitehall, encountering unusual situations surprises and fun on the go.

Responding to a comment from an Irish wrestling podcast suggesting “Journey with my father in 2054”, Whitehall replied: “I’ve certainly thought of that”.

Whitehall with parents, Michael and Hilary, in 2021

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Commenting on the good news, Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan commented: “Oh so happy for you guys,” wrote former football player Jamie Redknapp: “Yes! Congratulations” and host of the show. Laura Whitmore wrote: “The best time! So happy for you xx”.

DJ Ashley Louise James called it “the best news”, while Love Island star Georgia Harrison added: “Omg so excited for you xxx”.

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Whitehall and Horner have been together for over two years, Whitehall commented on their relationship in 2021 when Horner discovered he had type 1 diabetes after collapsing at the Brit Awards.

Away from her status, Whitehall has starred in the television comedies Fresh Meat and Bad Education, and was a panel member on A League Of Their Own and hosted the Brits from 2018 – 2021.


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