CONGRATULATIONS! Audra McDonald Expecting Child At 45

Audra McDonald

On the heels of Janet Jackson’s big pregnancy announcement and only two days after Mother’s Day, Broadway actress Audra McDonald announced on Twitter that she and her husband, Will Swenson, are expecting their first baby together.

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The six-time Tony winner who is currently starring in the Broadway production, Shuffle Along, gushed to fans in a May 10 tweet, “Who knew that tap dancing during perimenopause could lead 2 pregnancy? @thewillswenson & I are completely surprised but elated 2 b expecting.”