Hilary Swank is enjoying — and glowing through — every step of her pregnancy!
Just before she graced the Golden Globe Awards red carpet with her baby bump, the soon-to-be mother stopped at the “Late Late Show” where she served some pregnancy tea to the host James Corden and her co-guest Gwyneth Paltrow. And the “Million Dollar Baby” actress looked as stunning as she had been all her life.
Hilary Swank Stuns With Her Baby Bump On James Corden’s ‘Late Late Show’
Even though Swank is at the stage of pregnancy reserved for soft pants and a pair of Crocs, she has refused to give in. In fact, when the actress joined Corden and Paltrow for Monday night’s episode of the CBS show, she wore a chic maternity wear outfit.
The “Camp Wilder” television star donned a black floor-length dress with long perforated sleeves and open stitching around the neckline. The bottom also had the same perforated style, highlighting her legs and the matching black open-toe sandals on her feet.
Her natural look was elevated with a touch of mascara, a glossy pink lip, and a hint of blush, while her hair was parted down the center and styled into a wavy look. For accessories, she opted for rings on her fingers, which she showed off in a semi-akimbo pose for her Instagram Story.
Opening up about her pregnancy, Swank disclosed that she had taken to consuming a suspicious amount of fruits in the first 16 weeks. The 48-year-old, who is expecting twins with her husband, Phillip Schneider, added that she was essentially in her third trimester — she has just entered her 27th week. In her words:
‘I’m feeling pretty full. I love it. I feel like women are superheroes for what our bodies do. I have such. I’m in a whole newfound respect.”
The beloved onscreen goddess also talked about how she had handled filming for the primetime drama “Alaska Daily” during her pregnancy. According to Daily Mail, Swank had to use a body double to do the walking scenes and a stunt double to run before she shared her good news with the world. She said:
“I’m pregnant, and I can’t tell anybody. ‘Guys, I think I’m a really bad runner. I need a stunt double to run.'”
Unfortunately, the higher-ups doubted her claims, making her take extra steps to prove that she was a lousy runner. Since she was never “a great runner to start with anyway,” it was an easy task. Swank detailed that after she ran, the four men she was appealing to agreed that she needed a stunt double.
As for the ABC drama, it tells the story of a disgraced journalist who relocates to Alaska looking for a fresh start. However, her life takes an unexpected turn when she uncovers a story about missing — and murdered — women.
Swank’s performance on the show earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama. The event, which occurred on Tuesday night, saw Zendaya taking home the award for her role in “Euphoria.”
The ‘Trust’ Actress’ Babies Are Due On Her Late Father’s Birthday In April
Soon after she shared the news of her pregnancy, Swank detailed why she waited so long before deciding to get pregnant. Per The Blast, the “Quiet Days in Hollywood” star explained:
“I was having a career and not having the right relationship until four years ago, and all the elements needed to come together and be right.”
“It’s just something I thought about even as a young girl. It’s something that was on my mind, so it’s nice to be here and just be pregnant,” she added. The “BoJack Horseman” voice actress had received a heads-up about what to expect from her hormones, especially since she is carrying twins. Swank recalled:
“My friends tell me when you have double [on the way], it doubles the hormones, doubles the sickness, doubles the everything.”
The actress also confirmed that her bundles of joy would arrive sometime in April, coinciding with her late father, Stephen Swank’s birthday. “My Dad, he was one of my favorite people in the world. It is kind of this tribute of life with them being born on this birthday. It’s all aligning,” she gushed about her due date.
Swank first announced her pregnancy last October.