By Obiajulu Chiagoziem
Angela Scanlon, TV presenter, has taken to her Instagram page to announce that she’s expecting her second child.
She’s so happy while announcing her pregnancy news, she said “SO, this is happening!! I’m pregnant & apparently already prepping for actual labour. Baby Horgan The Second (official title) arrives next spring Feeling very lucky & excited & also nervous about jumping on a trampoline (forever).”
Her Fans joyfully reacted to her post starting with TV star Alex Jones, who wrote: “Lovely news!!!!!”
Edith Bowman added: “HUGE congrats lady. Fabulous news. Xxxx”
Clara Amfo joined in with: “Yes Scanners!!!”
Angela is an Irish television presenter and broadcaster for RTÉ and the BBC. She initially broadcast on Irish television, presenting a number of programmes on RTÉ including the documentary Oi Ginger! in 2014.
She has worked as a stylist and a journalist, before moving into television. She wrote for Tatler, Grazia, Company, U Magazine, and Sunday Times Style magazine. She also writes the column “Out of the Closet” for the Irish Independent’s Weekend magazine. She has been featured in magazines including Vogue, Elle Japan, Sunday Times Style, Company and TWIN.
In 2001, Angela was a dancer with the O’Shea Irish Dance Company and appeared in the Irish Thunder show at Busch Gardens Williamsburg in Virginia, USA.
In 2012, The Irish Times described Scanlon as one of “10 Irish Instagrammers You Need to Follow”. Scanlon was named as the “one to watch” by Vogue in 2013, and was cited in The Observer’s regular Why We’re Watching feature as the UK’s new onscreen fashion queen. The Daily Telegraph also commended Scanlon’s talents in Who’s That Girl.In 2013, she fronted a campaign for Louis Vuitton.
After working on fashion shows Xposé and Off the Rails for RTÉ and on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch, Scanlon went on to join RTÉ’s The Movie Show as a reporter, and on The Love Clinic in 2012. In 2013 and 2014, she appeared on the popular The Saturday Night Show with host Brendan O’Connor.
Scanlon joined the panel of Next Week’s News in February 2014 and also put together a Yahoo! 12-part series Work the Look demonstrating how to pull off key essential looks.
Her first major documentary Oi Ginger! was broadcast in 2014. Angela Scanlon: Full Frontal was her follow-up series airing in October 2014, addressing subjects sometimes considered taboo. Scanlon was featured on Republic of Telly’s Ginger is the New Black in October 2014.
The TV presenter is married to Roy Horgan since 2014 and they have a daughter born on 25 February 2018. They reside in London.