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Rachel Riley shows off her baby bump and excitedly reveals bundle of joy is expected this month

Her baby is due this month (Picture: Getty)

Rachel Riley showed off her baby bump as surrounded herself by endless baby gifts.

The Countdown star’s due date is looming closer and closer but it looks like she’s got more than enough items to keep the baby happy.

Uploading a picture to Instagram, the 33-year-old sported an orange sports bra and comfy sweatpants.

She captioned the sweet carousel of photos: ‘Gratioutous belly shots with thank yous alert!!! December is our baby’s birthday month(!!!), whenever it decides to make an appearance, so taking this last opportunity to thank the generous companies who’ve gifted us such gorgeous bits and bobs for our little one! [sic]

‘We’re very grateful and as with all the gifts we’ve received we’ve made donations to charity to pay it forward and say thank you.

‘This time JK Rowling’s charity to get children out of orphanages and into family homes @wearelumos, and @littlevillagehq for families in London who need help clothing their little ones seemed appropriate.’

Rachel is expecting her first baby with husband Pasha Kovalev, who she met on Strictly Come Dancing in 2014.

Their baby has so many gifts (Picture: @rachelrileyrr)
Rachel’s t-shirt attracted backlash (Picture: Rachel Riley/PA Wire)

In May 2019, Rachel and Pasha announced their exciting baby news and then subsequently married in Las Vegas in June.

Rachel recently sparked major controversy for Photoshopping a picture of Jeremy Corbyn to erase an anti-apartheid message.

The TV presenter has been vocal in her opposition to the Labour Party leader over allegations of Antisemitism in the party.

However, was criticised for wearing a t-shirt during the leader debate that wiped out an anti-apartheid poster that Corbyn held at a protest.

She tweeted: ‘I didn’t feel comfortable knowing my workplace was to be full of racists tonight. I don’t endorse Boris, but I do endorse #NeverCorbyn. Please see my pinned thread if you still don’t understand why. #LeadersDebate #LabourAntisemitism.’

In the attached picture, Rachel wore a t-shirt that showed a photo of Corbyn being arrested on an anti-apartheid protest in 1984. However, Rachel’s t-shirt saw Corbyn holding a Photoshopped placard reading: ‘Jeremy Corbyn is a racist endeavour.’

Despite the backlash, it seems like she has moved on from the media frenzy and is now focusing on the arrival of her baby.

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