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Caitriona Balfe Says That Her Role in 'Belfast' Influenced Her Decision to Become a Mother

Caitriona Balfe Says That Her Role in 'Belfast' Influenced Her Decision to Become a Mother

Caitriona Balfe is getting candid about motherhood!

In a new interview with Variety‘s Awards Circuit podcast, the 42-year-old actress shared that it was “not long after” the seven-week shoot for her new film Belfast that she became pregnant.

Click inside to find out what she said…

“I decided I was having so much fun playing a mother, I would just go for it,” she joked, adding that her work on the film really did influence her decision to have a child.

“Well I have to say, hanging out with Jude [Hill] who plays Buddy and Lewis [McAskie] who plays Will and Lara [McDonnell] who plays Moira, it has to have a good effect. They’re just the most amazing kids, their mums were so cool, I was in a bubble with them and I think it sort of gives you a kick just to be like ‘I’ll do it. Why not?’”

Caitriona announced that she and her husband Tony McGill had welcomed their first child together back in August.

Her Outlander co-star Sam Heughan posted a super sweet message to congratulate her and you can see what he wrote here!

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