‘FIRST GRANDCHILD on the way!’ Gayle King shares a few sweet snaps to show off her daughter Kirby’s growing baby bump
Gayle King admired her daughter Kirby’s growing baby bump in a series of sweet snaps that were shared to her Instagram account on Sunday.
The 66-year-old television personality took the photos during a trip to Los Angeles that she took to see her family, and the grandmother-to-be appeared ecstatic about the state of her child’s pregnancy.
And the Good Morning America host made it clear how happy she was about the birth of her soon-to-arrive grandchild in her glowing caption.
Happy parent: Gayle King shared a few sweet snaps to her Instagram account on Sunday to show off her daughter Kirby’s growing baby bump
King was outfitted in an eye-catching yellow-and-blue patterned dress in all of the photos in the set.
The journalist paired her dress with a stylish pair of heeled shoes and accessorized with several bracelets during her visit.
Her beautiful brunette hair remained free-flowing as she spent time with her children and fell towards her shoulders.
Kirby, 32, wore an equally eye-catching blue floral dress while hanging out with her mother, who appeared to be ready to take on her new role in life.
Excited: The television personality was seen feeling her daughter’s stomach, and wrote that her first grandchild was ‘on the way’ in the post’s caption
The author’s message regarding her daughter’s pregnancy partially read: ‘FIRST GRANDCHILD on the way! fav daughter @kirbybump is cooking!
King also included a few other shots of her spending time with her son William, who was recovering from a recent surgery.
The mother and her children seemed happy to be seeing each other as they sat down together to watch In The Heights.
The television personality made an announcement about her daughter’s pregnancy during an April episode of CBS This Morning, where she noted that Kirby and her husband, Virgil, had only recently tied the knot in December.
Quality time: King also shared a few shots of her spending time with her son William, who had been recovering from a recent surgery
Breaking the news: The author made an announcement about her daughter’s pregnancy during an episode of CBS This Morning in April
King then humorously declared that she was going to be a grandmother by slipping her daughter’s name into a nursery rhyme.
She told her co-hosts, ‘you know how it goes: First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes Kirby with the baby carriage!’
The author went on to note that the happy couple was planning on welcoming their child this coming September.
King also spoke about how she was trying to figure out what her granddaughter would refer to her as and noted that she had come up with a particularly creative option that one of her good friends did not take a liking to.
Having fun: King made the announcement with a nursery rhyme, which went: ‘First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes Kirby with a baby carriage!’
Not her thing: During her time on the show, the television personality noted that she did not ‘want to be called “grandma”‘
‘I don’t want to be called “grandma.” like Gaia, that means Mother Earth. Oprah thinks it’s stupid and pretentious. I like it,’ she said.
‘Somebody said Gammy but that sounds like an old lady with no teeth,’ she jokingly added.
King then noted that she would not be an overbearing grandmother and that she would let Kirby take the lead in raising her child and responded enthusiastically when asked if she would be changing diapers in the future.
Not a problem: King also responded positively when one of her co-hosts asked if she would not mind changing her grandchild’s diapers