The 28-year-old Star Wars and American Horror Story actress and daughter of the late Carrie Fisher welcomed a son, Kingston Fisher Lourd Rydell, with fiancé Austen Rydell. Billie was in a position to preserve her being pregnant a secret from the general public for a easy cause: The coronavirus pandemic, which erupted in early 2019 and shortly after she conceived, and which prompted hundreds of thousands of individuals all over the world to self-isolate.
“He isn’t technically a quarantine child,” Billie mentioned on her stepfather Bruce Bozzi‘s SiriusXM radio present Quarantined with Bruce in an interview set to air on Friday, Jan. 8 at 1 p.m. EST. “And I wish to make that recognized, as a result of lots of people are having fashionable quarantine infants, and Kingston was conceived earlier than quarantine. So he is technically only a Caribbean child.”
She continued, “It turned out to be form of a blessing in disguise, having a quarantine child, however he isn’t a quarantine child, as a result of I acquired to maintain it to myself. And solely my household knew and no one else knew, like everybody was so shocked after we posted that little image of his toes and it acquired to simply be one thing I shared with the folks I beloved probably the most, which was so unimaginable and made my being pregnant so magical and fantastic, which I didn’t count on it was going to be.