Baby Girl on the Way for Catfish Host Nev Schulman

05/11/2016 at 02:05 PM ET

No Facebook stalking needed to confirm this news: Catfish‘s Nev Schulman and girlfriend Laura Perlongo are having a baby!

The couple broke the big news on Instagram and with a blog post on Wednesday, revealing also that they’re expecting a girl.

“I ate a big sandwich and it has a heartbeat,” Perlongo, 30, wrote. “Completely head over heels in love and excited to announce Nev and I are bringing a new bb person into the world. It’s been a totally wild ride so far.”

In a separate post on his own account, Schulman, 31, said, “Words [can’t] capture the excitement and joy I feel about becoming a father. I am so in love with you Laura and thank you for giving me this incredible gift. You inspire and excite me every day.”

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Baby Girl on the Way for Catfish Host Nev Schulman

Perlongo, who works freelance in creative advertising, wrote in her blog that the pregnancy was unplanned, but noted that it wasn’t “a complete accident.” She said, “We had talked about wanting kids.”

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The pair have been dating long-distance for seven months, and are “excited” to grow their family.

“Nev and I certainly have no idea what we’re doing, we just know we’re doing something we want to be doing,” Perlongo wrote. “Hopefully we don’t suck at it or turn into know-it-all zombies. Mainly we’re just really happy and excited.”

–– Lindsay Kimble

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Catfish on

They have been dating seven months and are at least 4 months prego if they already know they’re having a girl?! Wish them good luck. That is very fast!

megan on

“but noted that it wasn’t ‘a complete accident.’ She said, ‘We had talked about wanting kids.’ ”

No, honey, you don’t get to claim this was planned together *and* an accident. Give me a break

Uh Oh on

7 months long distance?? Oh yea this is totally gonna work out!

Em on

“Nev and I certainly have no idea what we’re doing, we just know we’re doing something we want to be doing.” Wow, this lady’s way with words almost makes up for her faux leather crop top.

Just My Opinion on

Congrats! Who are we to judge?


LOL, long distance? He sure it’s his?

JiMMY!!! on

Will Max be documenting the entire journey

Kate on

This woman is dumb and shallow…exactly Nev’s type. But c’mon, we all know this is doomed. They’ve been together like 5 minutes. Pffth.

Ona on

7 months long distance, sounds interesting.

JessinSeattle on

My hubs and I have been together nearly 17 years. We got pregnant after dating for 7 months. 2 kids later, we are happy and going strong. It can happen. I wish them the best of luck!

Anonymous on

That’s fast for only 7 months dating!

OX on

Never heard these people.