Chlumsky Goes From Vada To Mama
The actress is expecting her first child with husband Shaun So. Congrats, Anna!
Anna Chlumsky first stepped into our hearts as the 11-year-old death-obsessed, poetry-writing Vada Sultenfuss in My Girl. She played the daughter of a funeral director (Dan Aykroyd) and the best friend of a meek boy (Macaulay Culkin) who was allergic to everything.
Now, at 32 years old, our girl Chlumsky is stepping into a brand-new role: She's going to be a mom!
Anna recently shared her news with People magazine and said so far she wasn't too physically affected by the pregnancy.
"I'm feeling pretty good so far," she said. "I was really lucky — I did not have any morning sickness, which was great because I was working."
Chlumsky currently stars alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus on the HBO comedy Veep. Anna plays smart and sassy Amy Brookheimer, who serves as the chief of staff to vice president Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus). In the show, Amy has a lot on her plate as she tries to keep her boss out of trouble.
Anna told People, though, that she's doing her best to keep that stress out of her personal life.
"I'm being judicious with which books I read because I don't want to get overwhelmed," she said. "Most of the books have to do with how to have a worry-free pregnancy and keep the anxiety down."
That's a good idea for any mom-to-be, but especially a hard-working mom like Chlumsky. Not only does she have her regular spot on Veep, but Anna also has recently been seen on episodes of White Collar, Army Wives and Law and Order: SVU. She's even in an episode of the new show Hannibal.
This will be the first child for Chlumsky and her husband Shaun So. The two recently celebrated their fifth wedding anniversary. She also reported that they know the gender of their baby but, so far, are keeping it to themselves. We can't wait for the birth announcement later this summer to find out if Anna is having a my girl or a my guy!
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