Here’s How Anne Hathaway Kept Her Pregnancy A Secret While Filming The Witches

She also revealed the name of her 11-month-old son.


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Anne Hathaway absolutely slayed in her role in The Witches. As it turns out, not that you’d know from her glam witches outfits (they’re v glam, even with their claws), Anne was also pregnant as the time of filming.

During an interview on Live with Ryan and Kelly, Anne revealed that she found out she was pregnant just before filming began, so she had to come up with some quick excuses when she knew she couldn’t do certain things while on set.

Particularly when costume designer Joanna Johnston suggested that she wanted Anne’s character to have an extremely cinched in waist – not ideal, we’re sure.


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“She goes, ‘I really want you to have a really tight waist.'” Hathaway explained. “And I had just found out that I was pregnant and I was like, ‘Mmm, no. No, I don’t think so. No.’ And she was like, ‘Well, why?’ And I was like, ‘Eh, you know, I just know myself.’ I’m scrambling for a reason.

“And I’m like, ‘I just know myself and I know that I won’t be as free. I won’t be as free if I’m constrained around my middle, so we just better make everything very loose.'”

Anne continued, “Now I have a beautiful almost-11-month-old boy, but I was pregnant when I made The Witches, so technically he’s all over that performance.”

She also revealed her baby’s name for the first time, as she spoke about his relationship with his older brother Jonathan. “Now Jack’s big enough to wrestle with, and that’s brought a new element to their relationship that’s really cute,” she said.


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