November 15, 2012 04:45 PM

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Lara Stone is going to be a model mama.

“We’re very excited to announce we are expecting our first child,” Stone, 28, and husband David Walliams said in a statement Wednesday.

“We’re both absolutely thrilled but ask you to please respect our privacy during this precious time.”

The comedian, 41, also Tweeted the announcement. “Some wonderful news. My beautiful wife Lara is pregnant,” Walliams writes. “We are having a baby! It is due next year and we both couldn’t be happier.”

Stone, who’s graced the cover of Vogue and been the face of Calvin Klein, and Walliams, the co-creator and star of Little Britain, married in May 2010.

— Sarah Michaud

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