By Sean O'grady For Mailonline
Published: 19:38 GMT, 25 October 2020 | Updated: 19:41 GMT, 25 October 2020
Former EastEnders star Kara Tointon has revealed she is expecting her second child.
The actress, 37, has confirmed she is having another baby, a boy, with her Norwegian fiance Marius Jensen, almost two years after welcoming son Frey.
'I think this year has brought so many things in different ways,' she told Hello! magazine. 'At the beginning of the year I was due to start a play, and now I am at home in a little cocoon and pregnant.'
Announcement: Former EastEnders star Kara Tointon has revealed she is expecting her second child with her Norwegian fiance Marius Jensen
Kara, who won Strictly Come Dancing in 2010, is six months pregnant with her second child while her son Frey will be two in November.
She said: 'We really wanted a sibling for Frey. So we said: "If it happens, it happens, let's go with the flow." And it happened much quicker than we expected.'
The actress had been due to star in a stage production of Steel Magnolias before COVID-19 restrictions prevented it going ahead.
She said of her marriage plans: 'It keeps getting put on hold.