Christina Ricci is expecting baby no. 2! The actress, who filed for a divorce with James Heerdegen in 2020, revealed that hairdresser, Mark Hampton, is the father of her next child.
The Addams Family star has usually been private about her relationship, but she came forward to share this news with her followers. This will be Christina’s second child. She is already a proud mother to her son, Freddie Heerdegen, who she shares with her ex, James.
Who is Mark Hampton?
Mark is a hairdresser who has worked with several models over the years. As per his Instagram, his work has been featured in magazines like ‘Banana Republic’ and ‘HEROINE’ among others.
With over 4000 followers on the platform, Mark also gives tips on beauty, cosmetics and personal care. Unlike Christina, Mark likes to keep his social media profile strictly for professional use.
Most of his pictures are of his work. However, occasionally, he has given his followers an update on how he has been doing. Overall, it seems like he likes to keep his private life away from the eyes of the media.
Relationship with Christina Ricci explored
It is unclear how and when the two started dating. However, on July 14, Christina had introduced Mark to her followers by sharing a picture of him on her Instagram.
The actress had referred to Mark as her “favorite person” while wishing him a Happy Birthday. Her post read: “Happy Birthday @markhamptonhair
favorite person, gorgeous human, bringer of all things happy, magical and good. I love you. This next year is going to be the best one yet.”
Judging by her post, it looks like Christina and Mark already knew they were expecting. On August 10, the Casper actress confirmed her pregnancy by sharing a picture of her sonogram.
She captioned the photo as: “Life keeps getting better.” At the same time, Mark also shared a similar post on his Instagram with the same caption.
Why did Christina Ricci and James Heerdegen split?
As per Page Six, In July 2020, Christina filed for divorce after an alleged domestic battery incident. However, in the court documents, “irreconcilable differences” were cited as the reason for their split.
In April, Christina won the sole custody of their son, while James was given visitation rights. It is unclear where Christina and James’s relationship stands a year after their divorce.