Girls Star Jemima Kirke Is Pregnant

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Jemima Kirke, who plays free-spirited Jessa Johansson on HBO's "Girls," is pregnant!

The actress, 27, confirmed the happy news to the NY Daily News on Wednesday.

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The impending arrival marks the second child for the British-born star and her husband, attorney Michael Mosberg, who are already parents to 20-month-old daughter Rafaella.

The two-time mommy-to-be gave birth to Rafaella just six weeks prior to shooting the "Girls" pilot and was initially hesitant to sign on for the HBO series.

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"['Girls' Creator] Lena [Dunham] came to me two days before I gave birth--we were just lying on the bed, chatting and she's like, 'Will you be in my pilot?' I said, 'Are you kidding? I will have just had this baby and be 30 pounds overweight.' But I did it," Jemima told The Glow. "She's got a way with words. Rafaella was 6 weeks old when I started filming the pilot, so I brought her with me to set. Sometimes we would shoot from 6 a.m. to midnight, or 2 in the afternoon to 7 a.m."

"Girls" will return to HBO with new episodes in January 2013.

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