'Rumours are true': Karl Stefanovic confirms pregnancy rumours with hilarious post

Sarah Carty
Features & Style Editor

Karl Stefanovic has confirmed his wife Jasmine Yarbrough is expecting in the most hilarious way possible.

They’ve been plagued by baby rumours for the past few weeks and now Karl and wife Jasmine have finally appeared to address the speculation.

Sharing a paparazzi photo taken on December 14th to Instagram, the Today show host shared the exciting news while also taking a jab at his ‘dad bod’.

“After a great deal of speculation...the rumours are true,” he wrote, adding a baby emoji.

The loved-up pair, who married last December in a lavish Mexican wedding, were spotted frolicking in the waves on their recent trip to Byron Bay. 

Jasmine, 35, looked stunning in a tight black one-piece swimsuit while her 45-year-old Today show presenter husband, Karl, chose a pair of black Nike swim shorts for the occasion. 

Karl Stefanovic and Jasmine Yarbrough seemed to confirm pregnancy reports. Photo: Media Mode
The couple were celebrating their one year wedding anniversary. Photo: Media Mode

The couple spent the day laughing and joking on the beach, just days after celebrating their one year wedding anniversary.

Back at the beginning of December, Jasmine raised eyebrows with a series of suggestive photos posted to her friends’ Instagram accounts.

Pregnancy rumours abound

The pregnancy rumour mill went into overdrive after she was pictured cradling a ‘bump’ at dinner, with posts shared across social media including the words ‘baby shower’.

Karl looked to be enjoying himself as he spent the day in the Byron Bay water. Photo: Media Mode
Jasmine looked stunning in a black one-piece swimsuit. Photo: Media Mode
The 35-year-old shoe designer put her hand on her hip as she watched her husband frolicking in the waves. Photo: Media Mode

“I love baby showers,” was one caption on an image of Jasmine standing on the sidewalk in a big black puffer jacket. While another friend shared an image of the 34-year-old with her hand on her stomach, along with a love heart and baby emoji.

Another friend told The Daily Telegraph, “Jas and Karl are over the moon. They are very happy.”

At the tome the pair had reportedly told their closest friends, as well as Karl’s children Jackson, 19, Ava, 13, and River, 12, and his ex-wife Cassandra Thorburn, according to the publication.

Karl Stefanovic ‘reverses’ vasectomy

The couple, who are yet to make any official announcement, have been subject to pregnancy rumours ever since they started dating, as it was reported Karl was considering reversing the vasectomy he had eight years ago in order to give his new girlfriend a baby.

The TV host had the snip after he and estranged wife Cassandra Thorburn decided they were happy with their ‘perfect three’ kids Jackson, 17, Ava, 11 and 10-year-old River.

“I wouldn’t be surprised if Karl goes under the knife again,” the source told Woman’s Day in early 2017.

Jasmine sent fans into overdrive at the beginning of December when she spotted holding what appeared to be a baby bump. Photo: Instagram/_maggimae_

Karl and Jasmine’s relationship

The couple first started dating at the end of 2016, just a few months after Karl announced his separation from ex-wife Cassandra Thorburn.

At the time, Karl admitted he wasn’t planning on jumping into a new relationship so soon after their split.

“I certainly did not expect to meet someone five months after I broke up with my wife,” he told Stellar. “That was not planned.

“I did not know her before. I met her on a boat in Sydney.”

In 2018, the 44-year-old confirmed his engagement to Jasmine, before the pair married in a romantic evening ceremony held in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.

Jasmine’s father Bob walked her down the aisle before the smitten couple exchanged vows outside a hilltop chapel inside the luxurious One&Only Palmilla resort.

The likes of Richard Wilkins, Julie Bishop, British TV star Louise Roe and Sylvia Jeffreys were among the famous names in attendance.

Karl’s Today show comeback

It’s set to be a big year for the Stefanovics, as Karl is also due to make his Today show comeback at the beginning of January.

It comes after a tumultuous year for the show, which saw Karl dumped from the hot seat in December last year, only to be replaced by now sacked hosts Deborah Knight and Georgie Gardener.

With extra reporting by Kristine Tarbert and Penny Burfitt.

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