Hayden Panettiere Reveals She’s Having a Girl

08/25/2014 at 06:45 PM ET

Hayden Panettiere glowed on the Emmys red carpet Monday as she showed off her growing baby bump in a plunging silver Lorena Sarbu gown — and revealed the sex of her baby!

“I can’t wait for her to come out,” the Nashville star slipped in while speaking to Giuliana Rancic on the red carpet, causing the host to exclaim, “It’s a girl?!”

“Yes, it’s a little girl. I have to shop,” Panettiere, 25, joked. “I want to go shopping, I want to paint the room … I’m working with my amazing interior decorator, Ben Vandiver, who did my house in Nashville. He’s trying to do something that she can grow up in and you don’t have to change everything.”

Amanda Peet Pregnant Emmys Red Carpet
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As far as choosing a name for her daughter, Panettiere explains that she and fiancé Wladimir Klitschko have to take a few extras into consideration. “We have to make sure that it is American and Ukrainian all at the same time,” she says. “We’re still working on it but we have some options.”

For now, she’s focusing on her outfit. “I love [Lorena] and she did such a fabulous job — the only thing that’s difficult, honestly, is making sure everything is tucked in away and in there, and then the shoes. Walking around all night in the heels — my feet get sore when I’m wearing no shoes. My size 5 feet have never felt this amount of weight on top of them!”

And what’s the expectant actress craving? “[Pregnancy] probably just accentuated my craving for chicken noodle soup,” she shares. “I’ve always been a chicken noodle soup lover.”

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Guest on

Why does it have to be something she can grow up in without changing? Chances are you will move or remodel anyway.

klutzy_girl on

Can’t wait to see what name they do come up!

Ru on

Beautiful gown!

Michelle on

Women naturally have more visible veins during pregnancy, its normal. With that said, she should have avoided a dress with plunging cleavage.

gymluv on

Hayden Panettiere Reveals: I’m Having a…
My guess would be a baby ;-)

Sandra on

Girl you are going to have a glamazon and her dad is going to be putty in her hands. The bigger they are the harder they fall.

Kathy on

She looks beautiful. She is absolutely glowing. Prayers she has a healthy pregnancy and a healthy happy baby.

commonsenseplease on

I love her. She looks great! I’m sure she will be a great mom:-)

Cricket22 on

She’s gorgeous.

sandy on

she cant wait to go shopping? lol these stars dont know what to say and the anouncers dont know what to ask

Hotness on

I cant wait to feel old in 20 yrs when all these celeb babies have grown up and I’ll be able to remember when they were in utero. lol

Marky on

Marina is a nice name for blending the two cultures and goes nicely with Klitschko. Hayden P. looks great and I wish her well.

Gina on

Hopefully the baby doesn’t get her oompa loompa body.

Anna on

Hopefully the name is going to be a normal name, not strange like some hard to pronounce names.

trinori on

Can you imagine being the prospective boyfriend of that young lady in years to come with a daddy like Wladimir Klitzschko?!

Andrea on

Seriously People? An ad just as long as the clip? WTF? All clips 1 minute or less should have NO ads.

CeCe on

OMYGOSH! I was trying to decide what film to get over the weekend, and ended up renting joe somebody, and thought Hayden was still fairly young. Then i find out she is having a baby lol.

Rebecca on

Aww, yay! :) I predicted boy for her, but that’s so so sweet that she’s going to have a girl. I think it’ll be so adorable to see Wladimir holding her (like Chris Hemsworth was with India, haha).

For names, I like Gretchen’s suggestion of Marina. :) I also think that Anya Klitschko would be a lovely blend of American and Ukranian. I love that name so much. It’s on my own list :)

Anonymous on

She looks gorgeous! Beautiful, young and sexy!

Sparkle on

She looks lovely, so beautiful!

dd on

i think she would have looked alot nicer while she is pregnant without such a low cut top…just sayin’

Tanja on

Awww congratulations.Wow…2014 is def the year of celebrity baby girls! :D

Page on

Her dress is gorgeous!

Anonymous on

Happy for her for the new addition.

Lisa D'Ambrosio on

Too much cleavage … she’s popping out all over … she looks like a baked potato in this dress, unfortunately … Hayden is tiny, and tiny pregnant women look overwhelmed by it very quickly …

Amanda on

Hate to break it to you Hayden but our children have their own personalities that may or may not be similar to our own, she will likely have a style of her own and want her room to match that. I have two daughters, both very different girls with very different style preferences, neither of which are like my own

Amber on

That dress is so stunning on her.

Mommytoane on

She looks so adorable! I can’t wait to see her little bundle of joy.

To the first guest…I think most parents plan a room the baby can grow in a bit. By the time they are like 3 they start saying that baby things are just that…baby. Room to grow is best.

KL on

She is soo pretty!! But that dress.. ick, not really feeling it, she could’ve picked something better!!

sam on

Indeed she is beautiful! I was reading an article on Scarlett J and what celebs read when expecting! The list was pretty extensive, so i picked Growing From The Roots: A Practical Guide to the Art of Parenting! By Barbara Olinger! This parenting style just blew me away! progressiveparenting.org

Highly Recommended

NA on

She looks so lovely on the interview tape.

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