Pregnant Vanessa Morgan Says She's '10 Times More Tired at Work' While Filming Riverdale Season 5
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Vanessa Morgan celebrates all the strong mothers out there.
The actress, who is expecting a boy with her ex, Chicago White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech, returned to the Riverdale set this week and gave a special greeting to other working mothers who may be feeling tired of full-time employment .
On Friday night, 28-year-old Morgan posted a picture on her Instagram story with a note about her experience as a pregnant mother on set.
"Greetings to all pregnant mothers who work full-time," she wrote next to a selfie she took in her trailer. "All I know is that growing a person makes me 10x more tired at work. I just wanted to say that each of you are so damn amazing and strong? ♥ ️ ♥ ️ ♥ ♥ ♥ ️."
Morgan added, "We have this!"
The star also released a short clip showing her growing baby bump while wearing a "comfy" sweatshirt that reads "Love at first kick".
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Morgan was on the set with her co-stars Madelaine Petsch, KJ Apa, Camila Mendes, Lili Reinhart, Cole Sprouse, Casey Cott and Charles Melton in Vancouver, Canada to film the fifth season of the hit CW series after production Coronavirus pandemic stopped production in March.
Due to COVID-19 logs, all of Riverdale's cast and crew are being forced to stay in Vancouver until Christmas to film, Reinhart said last month.
Morgan first announced her pregnancy in July through photos and videos of a group of close friends and family members. Just days after sharing the exciting news, it was revealed that her husband, Kopech, filed for divorce after six months of marriage.
Kopech, 24, filed for divorce in his home state of Texas on June 19, The Chicago Tribune reported, citing court records. The documents were filed in Morris County and a hearing date was not listed, according to the point of sale.
When Morgan announced her pregnancy in July, Kopech did not appear in any of the photos or videos shared on her social media accounts.
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"I've discussed keeping this part of my life hidden, but I knew that at some point people would see pictures of my stomach and I wanted you to hear me," Morgan began on an Instagram slideshow. "I wanted to keep this chapter of my life private, but wanted to be the first to share the news."
"I am overjoyed to have my baby boy born into the world this January," she continued. "It's almost like everything I thought was important in this life has changed completely. We're here for such a bigger purpose and life is so precious."
In August, the Riverdale star gave fans an update on her pregnancy by sharing a sonogram of her baby boy along the way. The tweet was Morgan's first social media post since news of her divorce from Kopech.
"He's a little kicker," she wrote on Twitter.
In addition to the ultrasound photo, Morgan included a red heart emoji with the hashtag "Big Foot".
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