Riverdale star Vanessa Morgan is pregnant with her second baby

Vanessa Morgan is pregnant credit:Bang Showbiz
Vanessa Morgan is pregnant credit:Bang Showbiz

Vanessa Morgan is pregnant.

The 32-year-old actress - who is known for starring as Toni Topaz in The CW teen drama series 'Riverdale' - already has son River, three, with her ex-husband Michael Kopech but took to social media on Saturday (06.07.24) to reveal that she and her new partner James Karnik are expecting a baby.

She wrote on Instagram: "So in love with this man, our family of 4 coming this month. Surprise! Thank you GOD!"

The first time round, Vanessa also announced her pregnancy news via Instagram, but admitted that she had been considering keeping the whole thing out of the public eye.

She said: "Was debating keeping this part of my life hidden but I knew people would see pictures eventually with my belly I wanted you guys to hear it from me. I do want to keep this chapter of my life private but did want to be the first to share the news.

"I am overjoyed to be welcoming my baby boy into the world this January. It's almost like everything I thought mattered in this life has completely changed…We're here for such a greater purpose and life is so precious. (sic)"

Vanessa and Michael announced via a representative that they had split up, just days after sharing that their little boy was on the way.

The 'Finding Carter' star did not go into detail about why she and Michael split, but noted at the time she had to "mourn the future" she had planned for the pair of them.

She said: "It doesn't always go as planned and it's the journey. It ended up being the biggest blessing of my life, but in the moment, it's so painful. You mourn the future that never happened. You mourn the fantasy that you created, and that wasn’t the reality that was the best alignment for me."

Despite their split, Michael was present at the birth and an insider insisted that "all was well" amid the situation.

A source told E! News at the time: "Vanessa had the baby, and Michael is with her as well. They're both thrilled."