How did Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender hide their pregnancy?
Is it even possible to completely hide a pregnancy amidst paparazzi mayhem? Well, for Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender it is! The couple was first seen holding a baby in Ibiza, Spain in August but the couple has now confirmed that the mystery baby is theirs.
Alicia Vikander, thirty-two, and Michael Fassbender, forty-four, first met in 2014 and now they welcome their first child. See how the married couple were able to hide such intimate moments like their wedding & pregnancy.
Vikander confirms they welcomed their first child
The Tomb Raider actress first revealed the news in an interview with People published on Wednesday. The new mother said, “I now have a whole new understanding of life in general.” She continued, “That’s pretty beautiful, and obviously will give a lot to any of my work in the future.”
Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender have been known to be dedicated to maintaining their privacy. That’s why it’s no surprise that the actress declined to go into detail on how her life has changed since becoming a mother.
“No, I think I’ll wait with that one,” she replied. “I’m enjoying finding it out in the moment right now, more than anything.”
The only further details revealed about their newborn is that they were born earlier this year. The couple has yet to disclose the baby’s gender & name.
Previous suspicions from the press
Rumors about the couple secretly having a baby first erupted after Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender were first seen pushing a baby stroller down the streets of Paris in August.
The truth became even more evident when Vikander was seen holding her new baby while traveling the scenic streets of Ibiza, Spain earlier this month.
However, it wasn’t until Vikander’s latest interview that the rumors were confirmed. The couple had successfully hidden Vikander’s pregnancy and even impressively kept the birth of their first child under wraps.
How Vikander and Fassbender first met
Alicia Vikander met the German-born Irish actor on the set of The Light Between Oceans. They soon began dating in December 2014. In 2017, the couple married in a private ceremony in Ibiza and now reside in the picturesque city of Lisbon, Portugal.
Alicia Vikander told Vogue in 2018 that marriage to Michael Fassbender was “blissful”. “I feel I’m more happy and content than I’ve ever been,” she shared, additionally describing Fassbender as “one of the absolute best actors I’ve worked with.”
“He was so open to wanting me to chip in new ideas and thoughts,” on The Light Between Oceans. “He would be like, ‘I’m stuck; what should I do?’ and I would say, ‘You’re asking me?’ That was such a sweet thing.”
Vikander and Fassbender’s future projects
Alicia Vikander is already having a bustling year with film releases including Beckett, The Green Knight, and Blue Bayou. Blue Bayou is the latest film by the actress which is set to release on September 17th, 2021. Vikander will be playing an expectant mother whose husband may be deported to Korea.
Of course, Vikander will also star in the recently announced sequel to her 2018 Tomb Raider action film. Production has yet to begin and there are currently no further details confirmed.
Meanwhile, Michael Fassbender has recently finished production on the Taika Waititi film Next Goal Wins which follows the story of the American Samoa soccer team, who suffered the worst loss in World Cup history, losing to Australia 31-0 in 2001.
Additionally, Fassbender will star in David Fincher’s upcoming film The Killer, which is currently in pre-production. Based on a graphic novel, the crime drama follows an assassin who begins to psychologically crack as he develops a conscience, even as his clients continue to demand his skills.
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