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Bridget Jones Author Pregnant

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Bridget Jones’s Diary author Helen Fielding, 48, is expecting her second child in July, reports Britain’s The Independent.

The Los Angeles-based Fielding already has a 2-year-old son, Dashiell, with her longtime partner Kevin Curran, an executive producer and writer on The Simpsons.

In 1996, Fielding published the novel Bridget Jones’ Diary, about a calorie-conscious young career woman looking for love in London. Ren e Zellweger starred in the 2001 movie version.

Fielding’s sequel, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, was made into a 2004 movie also starring Zellweger.

The author’s most recent work is 2004’s Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination.