Gayle King Shares Snap of Herself Cradling Daughter Kirby Bumpus’ Baby Bump: ‘Baby Is Cooking’

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Gayle King‘s daughter Kirby Bumpus is bumping alongside!

On Sunday, the 66-year-old journalist shared a carousel of photographs on Instagram, which included two photographs of the proud grandma-to-be gazing down and gently inserting her hand upon her daughter’s rising child bump.

“VACATION officially underway!” King started the caption of her publish, noting that she is in Los Angeles visiting her daughter. “… Swipe left FIRST GRANDCHILD on the way!”

“Fav daughter @kirbybump baby is cooking,” the CBS This Morning co-host added.

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Earlier this 12 months, King appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show the place she mirrored on her daughter’s intimate marriage ceremony to husband Virgil Miller, which was held at Oprah Winfrey‘s Santa Barbara home in December. 

When requested about household planning, King confirmed on the time that Kirby is at the moment pregnant.

“So you’re bugging your daughter about having grandkids already, I heard?” host Ellen DeGeneres requested, earlier than King replied with amusing, “Yes, Ellen. I am.”

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“I’ve been keeping a list of baby names,” she continued, earlier than telling DeGeneres, 63, the thrilling information. “… Ellen, I have to tell you this: Right before I came on the air, I said, ‘Kirby, you know, I’m doing Ellen today. Can I tell Ellen?’ Ellen – she’s pregnant. She is pregnant.”

“We haven’t told anybody because I’ve been held to secrecy. She told all of her friends this past weekend, so she said I could tell you,” added King. “And, Ellen, I’m going to be a grandmother and I can’t wait! … Right before we went on the air, I said, ‘Kirby, if Ellen doesn’t ask me anything about grandchildren I’m not gonna mention it. But if she does ask me, I don’t wanna stand there and say I don’t know. I don’t want to do that.'”

King additionally stated the infant is due in September and that the household has recognized the glad information “for a while.”

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During her chat on the daytime discuss present collection, King additionally stated she is aware of the intercourse of the infant on the way in which, however is protecting it a secret for now.

“Listen, I’m the oldest of four girls. My whole life I wanted a big brother. My whole life. I just saw that people with big brothers were lucky,” King stated. “So I always like a firstborn to be a boy, then the second one is a girl. Then you have a big brother that takes care of you. That’s just my own little fantasy.”

King additionally defined that she would not need to be known as “Grandma,” asking DeGeneres for “cool” grandparent nicknames as a substitute.

“How about ‘Miss Lady’?” advised the comic, to which King shot down and stated, “That’s your assignment … to come up with a cool grandmother name for Gayle.”


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