Mrs. Carter: Jennifer Love Hewitt is in the headlines yet again, and it’s news that anyone would want to celebrate.
According to US Weekly, the “Criminal Minds” and former “Ghost Whisperer” star is expecting her second child with husband Brian Hallisay. A rep for Hewitt confirmed the news with the following statement: “Jennifer and Brian are thrilled to be expecting their second child later this year.” The couple’s first child together Autumn James is 13 months old, meaning that the two children are very close in age to another other.
Hewitt and Hallisay married back in 2013, and the two first grew close while working on the Lifetime series “The Client List” together. This is the first year for Jennifer on “Criminal Minds,” and how this pregnancy impacts the show is still to be seen. We feel like there will be no requirement for it to be written into the story necessarily, given that she should be done with filming this season long before the baby is due. With that being said, we feel like she will probably need some time off later this summer after the child is born, and the writers may need to do something with that while preparing for the inevitable 11th season of the show. The ratings here are still strong, and since we feel like the premise here outlasts any actor on the show (even the longtime leads), we are confident that there is more left in the tank here.
Of course, we’ll have some further updates on this story as they become available, but for now, massive congratulations are in order!
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