Keira Knightley, James Righton

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Turns out Keira Knightley has quite a bit more to be excited about than a couple of award nominations!

The British actress is expecting her first child with musician husband James Righton, E! News confirms.

Knightley, who woke up to a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination yesterday and a Golden Globe nod today for her role in The Imitation Game, has been a target of pregnancy speculation for a while, but what with that teeny-tiny figure of hers, it's been pretty tough to tell what could have just been a coat with a fuller cut from a baby bump.

Keira Knightley

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She and Righton married in May 2013 in the South of France. The Klaxons singer was by her stunning side just last week at the Moët British Independent Film Awards in London.

Having collected yet another batch of award nominations, the much-honored Knightley still seems on track to be a working mom, having told Vogue in 2012 that the stay-at-home thing wasn't for her—not that there's anything wrong with that!

"I'm glad that the subject is coming up again," she said at the time, referring to the timeless debate over whether women can really have it all. "I remember doing interviews, and people would ask, as if it was a joke, ‘So you mean you are a feminist?' As though feminism couldn't be discussed unless we were making fun of it. I don't want to deny my femininity.

Keira Knightley, James Righton

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"But would I want to be a stay-at-home mother? No. On the other hand, you should be allowed to do that, as should men, without being sneered at."

As if picking up on the very same conversation, she told Glamour this past summer, "I think it's about equality. I was talking to a male friend about this the other day who's just had a baby girl, and because he's the one staying home to look after her, he went to this mother-and-baby class, and all the mothers were going, 'Oh, is the baby having a day with Dad?' I mean, not to have the freedom to do that [if you are male] is as bad as saying it's a woman's duty to look after the children."

Knightley's pregnancy was first reported by Page Six.

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