19 May 2020 14:35

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Rooney Mara And Joaquin Phoenix Expecting Their First Baby Together, Say Reports

Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix are reportedly expecting their first child together. Mara is rumoured to be as many as six months into her pregnancy already, reports Page Six, although the couple haven't officially confirmed the news themselves. They have kept a low profile during the pandemic and have been isolating together at their home in Los Angeles. Mara and Phoenix first met on the set of Her in 2013, however they didn't begin dating until they were later reunited in 2018 on the set of the film Mary Magdalene, in which Phoenix played Jesus and Mara starred as Mary Magdalene. Phoenix previously revealed to Vanity Fair that at the time, he thought Mara "despised" him, but later found out his affection for her was mutual.

"She's the only girl I ever look up on the internet," he told the publication. Joker star Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara are reportedly expecting their first child. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo actress could be six months in the family way, a source told Page Six in a report yesterday, May 18. Mara has been spotted in oversized clothes while doing errands in the city, like dropping off Mother's Day flowers for her sister, actress Kate Mara, as seen in photos shared by the Daily Mail on May 11. Read also: Joaquin Phoenix wins best actor Oscar for 'Joker' After three years of dating, the two got engaged last year, Us Weekly reported in July.

Page Six reported that 'a source' confirmed the news about the vegan couple Joaquin Phoenix enjoys a burger with partner Rooney Mara after his Oscar win (Photo: Used with permission from @gregwilliamsphotography) Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix are expecting a baby, according to reports. Celebrity news site Page Six reports that a source said Mara 'may be as far as six months along in her pregnancy'. Reports about when the couple started dating, and whether they are engaged - are inconsistent, which is unsurprising as the pair are notoriously private. Page Six reports that the couple - who often engage in vegan advocacy together and separately - first met in 2013, on the set of Spike Jonze film Her, and began dating in 2018 after acting together in the movie Mary Magdalene. Some reports say they got engaged in July 2019, based on Mara being snapped wearing a ring on her engagement finger, with others saying the couple will never marry, as they believe 'marriage is too mainstream'.

Numerous outlets have reported reaching out to reps for both Mara and Phoenix, who have not yet commented on the news. American celebrity couple Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara are set to become parents soon. According to Page Six, this will be the first child for Phoenix, 45, and Mara, 35, who got engaged in July last year. The celebrity news website said on Monday (May 18) that Mara may be six months pregnant, although the fiercely private couple, who are currently self-isolating at their home in Los Angeles, have so far not commented on the report. Mara was last seen in public on Mother's Day earlier this month in a loose-fitting T-shirt while visiting the house of her actress sister Kate, according to the Daily Mail.

Kate was celebrating her first Mother's Day after welcoming her first child, a daughter, with her Fantastic Four (2015) co-star Jamie Bell in May last year. Phoenix, who won the Best Actor Oscar for the movie Joker (2019) in February, first met Rooney Mara on the set of the 2013 movie Her. They were dating other people at the time and Phoenix told Vanity Fair that he thought Mara despised him while they were filming, but it turned out later that she was simply shy. "She's the only girl I ever looked up on the Internet," he told the magazine. They confirmed their engagement in July last year after several media outlets reported that Mara was spotted with a diamond ring on her finger. Mara was previously nominated for Best Actress for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011) and Best Supporting Actress for Carol (2015) at the Oscars.

Related Story Joaquin Phoenix says losing 24kg to play Joker was 'empowering' The vegan celebs have yet to officially confirm the news of them expecting their first child together. According to Page Six, Rooney Mara is six months pregnant with Joaquin Phoenix's child. Although the couple has not confirmed the news, Mara was recently spotted wearing baggy clothes to cover her bump and the couple is likely to welcome their bundle of joy this August. The tabloid reported that the pair have been keeping a low profile during the pandemic and quarantining at their home in Los Angeles. The couple first met on the sets of Her in 2013 and later starred in three films in 2018, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot; and Mary Magdalene. The pair started dating after their last movie and reportedly got engaged last July. In October 2019, Phoenix told Vanity Fair that Mara was the only girl he googled and was initially convinced the actress "despised" him. "She's the only girl I ever looked up on the internet," he said. While a friend of the couple told Us Weekly in 2018 that the couple wasn't sure about marriage because "they think marriage is too mainstream", the source added: "Joaquin transforms all his girlfriends into being holistic, vegan, spiritual and into saving the world." Vegan Phoenix and Mara Both Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara are passionate animal activists and strong vegan ambassadors. Mara on the other hand was a vegetarian first as a child before realizing in 2011 that she could no longer eat animals or its by-products with a clean conscience. The couple has also repeatedly spoken out against factory farming and animal abuse. In a recent Op-Ed for The Washington Post, Phoenix and Mara blamed factory farms for "routinely create conditions for the proliferation of superbugs and zoonotic pathogens," and called for a ban of all live-animal markets in the United States, also called "concentrated animal feeding operations," by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Share this exciting news of Mara and Phoenix expecting their first child.