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‘OITNB’ Star Danielle Brooks Welcomes First Child

‘OITNB’ Star Danielle Brooks Welcomes First Child

Danielle Brooks is a new mom!

The “Orange Is the New Black” star welcomed a baby girl on November 16.

Danielle announced the news with a precious photo of her newborn resting on her chest. She included the caption, “11.16.19 ❤️♾❤️ She’s perfect.”

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11.16.19 ❤️♾❤️ She’s perfect.

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Over the summer, “Extra” caught up with Brooks at the premiere of “OITNB” Season 7. She shared at the time, “I'm having a little one. I'm having a baby, so new beginnings are starting!”


Danielle announced her pregnancy in June, writing on Instagram, “So elated to finally share this news with you all. I’m happily pregnant!”

People reports Brooks welcomed the child with her boyfriend. In February, the 29-year-old celebrated Valentine’s Day with a mystery man, who she calls “D.” She wrote, “True love is when your partner agrees to wear a hairnet to ride go-carts. ❤️ #valentinesday Love you D.”