The Inbetweeners star Emily Atack shares sex of baby live on TV

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Emily Atack reveals sex of baby live on TVBBC

The Inbetweeners star Emily Atack has revealed the sex of her baby live on TV.

The I'm a Celebrity runner-up announced back in December that she is expecting her first child, admitting at the time that she is "delighted".

Appearing on BBC Breakfast today (March 5), Emily was on the sofa to talk about her campaign to recognise affirmative consent in sex in law.

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During the interview, the star was asked about how she is feeling with her pregnancy, Emily responding: "I'm six months [in], and I wasn't going to say this but I am going to say it – I'm having a boy."

The actress further spoke about how she wants her son to grow up to "be a part of a really positive change" amid her campaign.

"I want him to grow up knowing he can talk about these things openly and enjoy his life," she added. "I want him to be on the right side of history."

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The star originally revealed the pregnancy in an Instagram post, showing a black and white picture of her growing baby bump.

"Hello everyone, it's been a little while but I'm back with some news. I'm delighted to share with you all that we're having a baby!!" Emily wrote.

"I've never been so happy and utterly terrified at the same time. Please go easy on me. Every day is mixed with thrill, fear, joy, hysteria, topped off with a lot of vomiting — a bit like when you've just stepped off of the Oblivion at Alton Towers on a hangover.

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"I've got to know my body on such an insane level. It's made me appreciate the one I've been given SO much, I'm doing my absolute best to make it a home for the little squid I'm growing."

She added: "I'm so happy to be writing this to you all. You've always stuck by me through the years, so stick around to watch me enter my mum era. Christ. Let's go."

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