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Russell Brand gets cute on Instagram and reveals he's going to be a dad!

Russell Brand
Russell Brand (Image credit: EMPICS Entertainment)

Russell Brand reveals he's about to become a dad with a little help from Instagram...

Comedian and author Russell Brand has confirmed he is going to be a father for the first time!

The outspoken TV star, 41, posted a photograph of himself on his Instagram account that pretty much says it all.

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The caption alongside the photograph reads: “Right then. My Mum bought me this. Time to get ready! #trewlit #bookstagram #parenting”.

Reports say his girlfriend Laura Gallacher, 27, is believed to be around six months pregnant.


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She is the youngest sister of sports presenter Kirsty Gallacher, who hinted at big news in June when she posted a photograph of herself with her sister, writing: “Congratulations to my gorgeous sister”.

Russell was married to pop star Katy Perry for just over a year and also dated Jemima Goldsmith.