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Becki Newton Expecting First Child

07/02/2010 at 09:00 AM ET

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Becki Newton is pregnant — and the happy news is causing some changes in character on her new show, Love Bites.

“She plays a virgin [in the pilot episode], so we have to make adjustments to that,” explains NBC’s executive vice president of current programming Vernon Sanders.

The show has been pushed back to midseason to accommodate the former Ugly Betty star’s pregnancy, as well as to resolve casting issues and find a new executive producer, USA Today reports.

This will be the first child for Newton, 31, and husband Chris Diamantopoulos, whom she wed in May 2005.

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KC on

Congrats to her! I didn’t realize she was married, but a quick google search revealed a really sexy hubby. That’s gonna be one pretty baby.

Sara on

CONGRATS!!!! Can’t wait for her new show!

Anonymous on

Congratulations!

Shannon on

Congrats!! I’m going to miss Ugly Betty but will check out the new show. You’re fabulous, so hopefully the show will be as well.

Linda on

Congrats! I absolutely love Becki. She’ll be great and funny mom for sure.

MJD on

That is going to be one beautiful child!

Nikki on

Congrats, Becki! :D
Definitely going to try to watch her new show.

Dana on

Oh good news—never saw Ugly Betty, but think she is so pretty! What a cute family this is going to be :)

Crystal on

YAY!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! I loooove Becki Newton and miss Ugly Betty! They should have never moved the time slot. Oh well! Happy for her and her hubby! CONGRATS AGAIN!!! :)

Lori on

I’m so happy for her! I loved her on Ugly Betty, plus she is very beautiful! Congrats!

Jessica on

Congrats!! I loved her in Ugly Betty!

Jenn on

I am very happy for Becki and Chris!!! They are a beautiful couple and that is going to be one beautiful child!!!

harley on

Holy cow! That’s awesome!!!!!!!! Congrats to them both. Babies and weddings all over Ugly Betty the last 2 years LOL. Sad that it’s over but will definitely check out her new show.

CelebBabyLover on

It sounds like her pregnancy is being written into the show. And I wonder when she’s due?

Maddie on

The new show looks really good, and her hubbie looks like a lovely guy. Congrats to Becki :)

Jessie on

congrats!

Lee on

Congrats :) I like that they waited to start having kids in order to just enjoy being married first.

Saber on

Congratulations, :-)

Saber on

Congratulations:-)

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