Star of iconic 90s sitcom announces she’s pregnant aged 54
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Trina McGee was part of the Boy Meets World cast (Picture: ABC Photo Archives/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images)

Trina McGee has announced she is pregnant at the age of 54.

The actor, who found fame with the sitcom Boy Meets World in the , shared the happy news on .

She asked her followers to ‘bless’ her as she now takes a break from .

In her final post, she shared the words: ‘At the tender age of 54 I have found myself pregnant. Please bless us with your prayers for a safe delivery. Thank you.’

Accompanying the text was the apt song Baby Love by The Supremes.

‘Gonna sign off social media for a bit. Thanks for your prayers and well wishes in advance,’ the accompanying caption read.

Trina asked for prayers (Picture: Tara Ziemba/Getty Images)
Trina is taking a break from social media following the announcement (Picture: Trina McGee/ Instagram)
Marcello and Trina McGee are both actors (Picture: Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

Trina has children Langston and Ramia with former husband Randall Davis, whom she married from 1991 to 2001, and another child from a previous relationship. Her fourth child will be with her husband Marcello Thedford, who she met while shooting the Sylvester Stallone action-thriller Daylight.

In Boy Meets World, Trina played Angela Moore in the final series of the coming-of-age classic between 1997 and 2000. She was pregnant with her third child for part of her tenure on the show, reflecting on her experience on Instagram she said: ‘That time I played a teenager but in reality I was 6 months pregnant…’

During the series, her character had a romance with Shawn Hunter, played by Rider Strong, and their interracial relationship was a rarity for major network sitcoms at that time.

Angela and Shawn had a romance (Picture: ABC Photo Archives/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images)

Trina previously spoke about moments when she felt she had to

‘Coming from Black sitcoms, I always had to have like a Black meter,’ she said.

‘My Black meter was probably down to a two. I remember when I was doing Angela’s Ashes episode, somehow my Black meter had slipped up, and I was at about a nine,’ she added to the .

Trina was in the final seasons (Picture: ABC Photo Archives/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images)

She later explained that she was asked her to ‘turn down the Telma Hopkins’ persona about eight notches’. Hopkins is a Black actress best known for starring in Family Matters.

‘I knew exactly what he was talking about,’ said Trina.

Trina has also starred in Martin, Family Matters and The Sinbad Show.

Boy Meets World is available to stream on Disney Plus.