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Chris O'Dowd and Dawn O'Porter reveal baby bump in Ice Bucket Challenge

28 August 2014
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Chris O'Dowd and Dawn O'Porter are having a baby! The Bridesmaids star broke the happy news that he and his wife are expecting their first child in a video clip of his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Wednesday.

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Having tipped a bucket of ice and cold water over his own head, the Irish actor says: "I'd like to nominate Richard Ayoade, Graham Linehan and Baby O'Porter." The camera then pans from the 34-year-old across to Dawn, who is standing in a top and bikini bottoms with a mini ice bucket in her hand. The TV presenter shrieks as she pours the ice cubes and water over her never-seen-before baby bump.

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When Baby O'Porter has completed the challenge, dad-to-be Chris pans the camera back to himself and says: "So brave!" Shortly after Chris posted the footage, Dawn acknowledged the happy news on Twitter, writing: "Thought we'd better mention it, before I got O'Busted (sic)!"Chris and Dawn married in 2012 in what Dawn described as a "three-day love fest."

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IT Crowd star Chris shared the news with fans at the time by tweeting a photo of himself and his new wife in matching "onesie" tracksuits, along with the message "Just married!!!!" The couple first met through mutual friends at the brunette beauty's 30th birthday party in Los Angeles.

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