The Word: Emily Blunt and John Krasinski are having a baby

Actor John Krasinski arrives for the screening of the film "Promised Land" in Berlin. Credit: Reuters
Actor John Krasinski arrives for the screening of the film “Promised Land” in Berlin.
Credit: Reuters

It will be at least several of the following: tall, pretty, funny, British, floppy-haired, shiny-haired.

It’s possible that John Krasinski and Emily Blunt are about to have the best baby ever.

Former “Office” star Krasinski and Blunt, his wife of three years, confirmed to Us Weekly today that they’re expecting a child.

“They both want kids, it’s one of the reasons they got a bigger place in a neighborhood that you can raise a family,” a source said. “They both couldn’t be more excited.”

I just hope they start training it early to make a rueful grimace to the camera. You never know where that kind of skill might lead.

Krasinski sounds ready to be a dad: He’s already choosing roles based on the kids in his family. “I think ‘Arrested Development’ is one of the best shows ever on television, so I was just honored to be a part of that in any way,” he told Reuters.

“And it is exactly the same with ‘Monsters University.’ Not only am I a fan, but my nieces and nephews are bigger fans than I am, so it is the first time in my career that I reached hero status in their eyes.”


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