Celebrity Parents 'I'm 5 Months Pregnant': Inside the Moment Mindy Kaling Shared Her Baby News with Oprah "I'm excited for her," Oprah Winfrey tells PEOPLE of her A Wrinkle in Time castmate's pregnancy news By Mary Green and Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble is a Senior Digital News Editor and the Sports Editor for PEOPLE Digital. She's worked at PEOPLE for over seven years as a writer, reporter and editor across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Super Bowl to the Met Gala. She's been nominated for the ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30, and previously wrote for Us Weekly while on staff at Wenner Media. People Editorial Guidelines Published on July 28, 2017 01:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email No yellow couch was necessary for Mindy Kaling to spill the beans about her pregnancy to Oprah Winfrey. Winfrey – who stars with Kaling in the upcoming big screen adaptation of A Wrinkle In Time – tells PEOPLE that she was standing in the film’s press line at Disney’s D23 expo earlier this month when her castmate told her that she’s expecting. “That’s when she told me. My mouth dropped,” recalls Winfrey. ” ‘What did you just say?’ she said, ‘Oh, Oprah, I don’t think you know. I’m 5 months pregnant.’ And I said, ‘WHAAAAT?!’ ” Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney Continues the 63-year-old, “That was it, and we just kept smiling. And then I said to [Reese Witherspoon], ‘Did you know?’ and she said, ‘I just found out, too.’ And then I said to [Wrinkle director Ava DuVernay], ‘Did you know?’ And she said, ‘I just found out.’ ” Celeb Quotes of the Day: Miranda Lambert, Sarah Hyland & More Winfrey says that “none” of the Wrinkle team knew ahead of that moment, but adds, “I’m excited for her.” Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Hulu Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Babies newsletter. News of Kaling’s pregnancy broke on July 17, with a source previously telling PEOPLE that she “just started telling her friends that she’s pregnant, but she’s not telling anyone — not even close friends — who the father is.” RELATED VIDEO: Pregnant Mindy Kaling Debuts Baby Bump — & Says The Mindy Project Will Tackle ‘Mom Shaming’ Though the star has yet to publicly address the baby news, she debuted her baby bump for the first time on Thursday at the Television Critics Association panel for her show, The Mindy Project, at the Beverly Hilton. Another insider told PEOPLE that friends think Kaling will make an excellent mom, saying, “Mindy is really motherly to the people she loves and cares about. She takes care of them.” Put your celeb and pop culture knowledge to the test and download PEOPLE and Zynga’s Crosswords with Friends!