’s and Hollyoaks star have welcomed their first child.
The star, 34, confirmed she and Gary are now parents to a little girl who they’ve called Bonnie but added that she was ‘hurt’ and that Gary was given a fright.
She shared the news on Instagram on Thursday, writing: ‘Hi everyone, my name is Bonnie Rose Lucy Anderson. I was born 02/09/23 at 06.03am and weighed 6.10lbs.’
Laura added: ‘My Mummy & Daddy are sooooo happy and in love with me, this is our first week together.’
She then said: ‘I’m sorry it’s taken me some time to introduce myself, I hurt my mummy a little bit and scared my daddy too (oops) we’re all now recovering well at home.
‘Please don’t question My Mummy & Daddy on their relationship- This.. is all about me.’
Laura and Gary, 41, back in February, with the Celebrity Karaoke Club finalist sharing an adorable clip to Instagram sharing her pregnancy journey with the world, showing off her and early scans.
The pair captioned the post: ‘Our hearts are full, Baby Lucy due Summer ‘23.’
However, , Gary, who already shares four children with his ex-wife Natasha Gray, announced the couple were with Laura .
Laura went on to admit that the pair were following the split, with a source also claiming she was with Gary for ‘without her consent.’
While sharing plenty of exciting updates on her pregnancy, Laura also kept it real about the anxieties that come with becoming a parent.
Although the soap star will be ‘involved’ in bringing up their baby, Laura has also admitted was not something she’d ever anticipated.
In a heartbreaking column forthe star confessed she’s ‘grieving’ for the life she thought she would be living.
‘I’ve been putting a lot of things, such as a baby shower, off,’ she explained, ‘because I feel like I’m sort of grieving the life I thought I’d have, being pregnant.
‘It’s a grievance what I thought my life was going to be like, at this point, and how I thought my first pregnancy was going to be – settled down with my partner and raising a baby together.’
However, Lucy and Gary fuelled in August as just days before they were due to welcome their daughter, the pair had reportedly been seen in Scotland.
Metro.co.uk has reached out to Lucy and Gary’s reps for comment.