Little Mix's Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock shared pregnancy news in tearful call

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards of Little Mix pose in the media room during The BRIT Awards 2021 at The O2 Arena on May 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images)
Little Mix have shared how they discovered their pregnancy news. (JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images)

Little Mix stars Perrie Edwards and Leigh-Anne Pinnock have spoken about the emotional moment they discovered that they were both pregnant.

Edwards and Pinnock announced their pregnancies within days of each other and are also expecting at the same time as their manager, Samantha Cox.

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Although the group has reassured fans their new arrivals won't put a stop to the Little Mix tour, Edwards, 27, admitted she had panicked over how to commit to their busy schedule - but then found out her baby would be one of three due around the same time.

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards of Little Mix arrive at Global radio studios on April 30, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Perrie Edwards have both announced pregnancies. (Karwai Tang/WireImage)

Describing the tearful call where they learned each other's happy news, Edwards said in a TikTok interview: “We were on a work Zoom and we were chatting about things that were coming up in our schedule because in Little Mix we are blocked out two years in advance.

“I was thinking, I won’t be able to do that.

“I messaged my manager and she called me and said, ‘You’re pregnant.'

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"I was like, ‘How do you know? And she said, ‘Because I am pregnant.’ Then she said: ‘Can I add someone to the call?’

“I just heard this voice that said: ‘Perrie! You too!’ And then we just cried our eyes out. What timing! It wasn’t planned.”

Edwards is expecting her baby with Liverpool footballer boyfriend Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, while Pinnock, 29, is due with fiance Andre Gray, who plays for Watford.

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The singers also shared what their pregnancy cravings had been.

Pinnock said: “Prawn sandwiches but the M&S kind, and Frazzles."

Edwards added: “Mine is Toxic waste, you know, the barrel. All I wanted was sour. But I loved it. Brain Lickers, Juicy Drop Pops – anything sour. That was when I was feeling really sick but I feel fine now.”

Little Mix made history this week by becoming the first all-female band to win Best British Group at the Brit Awards, where they thanked others who'd paved the way for them including Spice Girls, Girls Aloud, All Saints and Sugababes.

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