Hello, Baby Bump! Pregnant Anne Hathaway Shows Off Belly in Instagram Snap

01/04/2016 at 07:35 AM ET

Mom-to-be Anne Hathaway has kept her growing belly under wraps — until now!

The 33-year-old posted an Instagram pic on Sunday, showing off her baby bump on the beach in a tiny, red bikini. And it seems the paparazzi may have been the reason for the revealing snap.

“So, posting a bikini pic is a little out of character for me, but just now while I was at the beach I noticed I was being photographed,” she wrote alongside the picture.

“I figure if this kind of photo is going to be out in the world it should be an image that makes me happy (and one that was taken with my consent. And with a filter :)”

Anne HathawaySource: Instagram

The actress and her husband, 34-year-old Adam Shulman, are expecting their first child.

Shortly after the news broke in November, a source told PEOPLE that the actress is having a happy, healthy pregnancy.

“Anne looks great and seems very happy,” the source said. “She seems to have a lot of energy.”

“Anne hasn’t really slowed down at all, ” the source noted. “She was always very active and likes to be out and about. Nothing seems to have changed after she got pregnant.” In fact, the source added, “the only difference is that she looks even happier than before.”

— Char Adams

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bellabee on

I can’t imagine having folks wanting to photograph you all the time! I went on a cruise and they had photographers take pics of you all day, every day! After the second day, hubby and I were working on a strategy to dodge them. Geez!! No wonder half of them get punched in the face! Lol. Anyway, she looks great.

Harcinab on

She looks great!!! All my baby bump pictures I have too many chins, lol! I keep them for myself and my hubby🙂

Cass on

Cute. Looks wonderful.

Tess on

She is adorable

Mickey on

She looks great. And, I am happy that Anne was able to share this picture on her own. I know that she chose to be an actress … but we are owed any pictures of her baby bump … even if the magazines suggest it.

Guest on

Put on a one piece bathing suit already. Pregnant women look ridiculous in bikinis.

JUDEMENTAL on

@Guest pregnant woman have every right to wear whatever type of swimwear they wish. If it makes you uncomfortable look the other way. Your going to see that pregnant belly whether its behind a piece of cloth or not. She might as well be comfortable while enjoying a day off…besides her belly is a sign of a beautiful future to come.

Arewa on

Love how the title says “(finally)” as if we are OWED a picture of this amazing moment in this woman’s life. Seriously, if she chose to share this moment with us good on her, but let her live! On top of the stress of actually carrying one’s first child and all the fear, caution, and insanity that goes into that…there are people who actually demand that she shares this.

Kathy on

Anne looks good in bikini even she is pregnant.

arabrabbra on

I CANT STAND HER

amyinoaktown on

She looks beautiful…better to have photo on her own terms, than a stalkeratzzi.

Guest on

Why would a woman in nice shape want to wear a one piece? Pregnant bellies stretch and are uncomfortable, so putting a tight piece of fabric over it doesn’t sound comfortable at all.

mic on

she finally shows her belly. why does she have too? is it a requirement? well, she and adam will be good parents and that is what matters. im happy for them

jones on

She looks great and very happy!

Marty on

Glad to see her happy and looking wonderful pregnant. I rarely post or care about celebrity stuff but Anne is one of the few true beauties in Hollywood and a great person who has had her share of sadness in past relationships. Very happy for her and she will always look amazing! Best wishes for a healthy baby and easy pregnancy to her and her husband.

Vila on

Nice picture.

mommytoane on

Loving this pic. She looks so happy and carefree. I bet she will be an amazing mom.

AmelieButterfly on

Anne Hathaway is having triplets or quadruplets

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Anne Hathaway is Pregnant with Twins

AmelieButterfly on

Anne Hathaway is Pregnant with triplets

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Anne Hathaway is Pregnant with quadruplets

AmelieButterfly on

Anne Hathaway will belly be Huge, is Anne having triplets or quadruplets or quintuplets or sextuplets or septuplets or octuplets or nonuplets