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Ellie Kemper announces she's pregnant with first child on 'The Tonight Show'

by Ree Hines / / Source: TODAY

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Congratulations are in order for our pal Ellie Kemper! The "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" star — and former TODAY's Take guest host — is expecting her first child.

"I have big news!" she told Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" Wednesday. "I'm pregnant!"

Fallon nearly jumped over his desk to offer up a message to the bundle-of-joy-to-be.

Ellie Kemper announces her pregnancy on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Ellie Kemper Celebrates Her Pregnancy with Tonight Dough Ice CreamThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon / YouTube

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"I can't wait for you to see the show," he shouted at Kemper's abdomen. "Your mommy is very funny; she's very talented!"

Then Fallon added a message to someone else: "Congratulations to Michael [Koman], as well."

"That's my husband," Kemper told the audience. "He's the father!"

Without missing a beat, Fallon referred to that as "another big reveal!"

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"We can't wait to see a little baby Kemper-Koman around!" TODAY's Natalie Morales said Thursday morning just before announcing that Kemper will pay a visit to TODAY Friday.

Of course, you'll be able to see even more of Kemper when the new season of her hit sitcom "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" debuts on Netflix April 15.

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