19/05/2016 12:48 BST | Updated 19/05/2016 12:48 BST

'Eastenders' Actress Kellie Bright Announces Pregnancy, Proudly Calls Herself #MamaAt40

Bright said she's 'over the moon'.

'Eastenders' actress Kellie Bright, a.k.a Linda Carter, has announced she is expecting her second child with her husband Paul Stocker.

The 39-year-old, who turns 40 in July, revealed the news on Twitter, proudly hashtagging #MamaAt40 at the end of her tweet. 

"Shhh... Don't tell anyone, but I'm pregnant," she tweeted on Thursday 19 May.

"My hubby and I are over the moon and looking forward to meeting our little person in November #MamaAt40."

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Bright also pre-empted questions from fans about being away from the show.

"For those of you that want to know, I will be returning to after I've had the baby ," she tweeted after the announcement.

Bright and Stocker, who married in July 2014, are already parents to four-year-old Freddie.

Bright has played Linda Carter on the BBC soap since October 2013. 

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