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Keira Knightley ‘thrilled’ with news she’s pregnant with her first child

HOLLYWOOD star Keira Knightley is more than three months pregnant, according to reports.

The 29-year-old star was rumoured last month to be expecting her first child with husband James Righton, as she was promoting her latest movie The Imitation Game.

This will be the couple’s first child.

Knightley began dating the 31-year-old Klaxons musician back in 2011.

The pair got married just over two years later in a low-key ceremony in the south of France and they have since settled down in London.

Now the New York Post’s gossip website Page Six reports that the actress is more than three months pregnant with a source saying the brunette beauty is “celebrating” her impending motherhood.

Keira was photographed at the British Independent Spirit Awards on Sunday night wearing a loose-fitting dress, getting tongues wagging on whether or not she was pregnant.

Speculation of Keira’s pregnancy first surfaced last month, with claims she was “thrilled” about the prospect of becoming a mother. According to America’s Star Magazine, both Keira and her husband are delighted with the news.

Knightly previously admitted she’d like to keep acting after she becomes a parent.

“Would I want to be a stay-at-home mother? No. On the other hand, you should be allowed to do that, as should men, without being sneered at,” she told Vogue                    magazine.

The gorgeous actress first found widespread fame with 2002’s cult football flick Bend it Like Beckham.

Since then she’s starred in dozens of films including festive favourite Love Actually and the Pirates of the Caribbean series.

She recently featured in Begin Again by Irish director John Carney.

Knightley was attending the awards ceremony in London at the weekend where the Imitation Game was up for a number of gongs.

However, it was largely disappointment on the night as the film missed out on the Best Film Award, while co-star Benedict Cumberbatch lost out on the Best Actor award to Dubliner Brendan Gleeson in Calvary.