Hilary Swank has welcomed twins with her husband Philip Schneider – and she’s revealed the genders. The actress surprised fans when she took to Instagram to share a photo of her standing before a gorgeous sunset holding her two newborn babies.
The Million Dollar Baby star could only been seen from behind as she held each baby in both of her arms while wearing a bathrobe.
She wrote in the caption: “It wasn’t easy. But boy (and girl!) was it worth it. Happy Easter! Posting from pure Heaven.” Hilary didn’t reveal when she gave birth, but the star was inundated with well-wishes from her fans, followers and fellow celebrities. Viola Davis wrote a comment that read: “Aaaahhh!!! Congratulations.”
Sharon Stone said: “God bless honey. This is the most extraordinary journey ever. So happy for you all,” while Katie Couric wrote: “So happy for you Hilary!!! What a gift… or gifts.”
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Plenty of Hilary’s fans were quick to share their congratulatory messages. “Congrats Hilary! Enjoy every minute of the gifts that God has given you! You are a very lucky mother! Happy Easter Hilary!” said a fan, as another commented: “Wow. Wow. Wow!!! Amazing and Congrats to you and your beautiful family Hilary!!”
Hilary announced she was expecting twins in October during an appearance on Good Morning America. While talking about her new show Alaska Daily, Robin Roberts revealed that Hilary had something “that you’d like to share.”
“I’m so happy to share it with you and with America right now, and this is something that I’ve been wanting for a long time now. My next thing is I’m going to be a mom,” she announced, adding: “And not just of one, but of two.”
Hilary and Philip got engaged in 2016 during a holiday in Colorado – witnessed only by Hilary’s beloved dogs – but kept their betrothal private.
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