Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer Announce Pregnancy on Twitter


Oh happy happy day! We extend our congratulations to Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer, as they have announced they are in the family way. What a lovely, creative baby this will be!

Proud dad Neil first broke the news on Twitter:

And Mom Amanda shared the sweet photo on her Instagram account:

guess what? i’m pregnant. due september. super special thanks to neil himself. A photo posted by Amanda Palmer (@amandapalmer) on

This terrific twosome is no stranger to sharing the news and the love with their fans on social media. Neil and Amanda started dating in 2009 and announced their engagement on twitter on New Years 2010:

Around the same time the following year, they tied the knot in a friend’s parlor. Merriment, drinks and delicious pie followed soon after:

Previously, their good friend Jason Webley performed a street performance wedding between the two of them, with Neil as a regular guy, and Amanda as a statue bride, a role she used to play busking in the streets as her first job.

With the recent passing of Neil’s dear friend and co-author Terry Pratchett, fans are commenting what a timely surprise this announcement is. One fan says, “I am listening to Good Omens at this very moment, Gaiman’s and Pratchett’s collaboration. Life ends, life begins, the circle keeps turning.” “I bet Terry Pratchett is keeping a close eye on this kid. Lots of great spirits coming together,” says another.

From all of us here at SocialNewsDaily, our warmest congratulations, Neil and Amanda!

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