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'Supernatural's' Jared Padalecki Is Expecting A Baby

Jared Padalecki Headshot - P 2011
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The CW star tweeted that he and his co-star wife Genevieve will welcome their first child next year.

The CW's Supernatural star Jared Padalecki wanted to be the bearer of good news when it came to announcing the pregnancy of his wife (and co-star), Genevieve.

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"OK yall I'd rather you officially hear it from me.. So, yes. Genevieve is pregnant. We'll be welcoming a new member to our family in 2012 :)," he said on his Twitter account Tuesday night. 

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After the announcement, the actor, whose show is currently in its seventh season, was barraged with congratulatory tweets from all over, even from a fellow CW star, former One Tree Hill actor, Chad Michael Murray, who tweeted "Congrats!!!" 

And, Padalecki didn't stop tweeting there. He also instructed well-wishers on where to send gifts, writing "PLEASE PLEASE send gifts not to us, but to St. Jude's Children's Hospital! Lets make the world a brighter place for those not as fortunate."

Genevieve plays a recurring character, Ruby, to Jared's Sam on the show.