Abby Phillip Announces Pregnancy in an Interview With Gayle King
Abby Phillip, Senior Political Correspondent for CNN and anchor for Inside Politics Sunday, announced on March 22 that she is expecting a baby girl. The 32-year-old journalist revealed in The Cut’s March issue her exciting pregnancy news. The interview was conducted by a well-respected journalist, Gayle King. In the interview, Phillip discusses how it is being a Black journalist, her life when she’s not at work, her new book, and a new show she has on CNN.
Our March cover star is @abbydphillip ⭐ In conversation with @GayleKing, the journalist and #InsidePolitics host talks about her upcoming book, covering the Trump administration as a Black reporter, and the lesson of 2020 https://t.co/FlvwryKZcV pic.twitter.com/LUPHtmLhRV— The Cut (@TheCut) March 22, 2021
Before reading the interview you can view the cover photo of Phillip showing off her baby bump. She is standing proud and tall in a Ganni dress, AGMES earrings and rings, and a Jennifer Fisher ring.
In The Cut interview, Phillip stated, “I should tell you also that we are now expecting our first child, a little girl this summer. The experience of pregnancy has only made me become more in awe of what we as women are able to endure.” Phillip went into detail about her struggles with balancing a demanding job and her new pregnancy symptoms like morning sickness.
ABBY PHILLIP <3 pic.twitter.com/QJiysQHzaQ— lindsay🦩⚯͛ ⎊ protectasianlives (@spookylindsay) March 25, 2021
Phillip even spoke about her husband, Marcus Richardson, and the life she has away from work. Phillip said, “I am married. I live in D.C. with my husband Marcus, and we have a dog named Booker T. We’ve been together for almost ten years, married almost three.” She stated that she knew from just after their first date Richardson was the one for her.
A little story about @GayleKing: Gayle and I have sadly never met in person (thanks COVID!). But a few years ago, my first week ever sitting behind an anchor desk, I got an email from Gayle. I thought it was a prank because there was no way that she would be emailing ME. 1/— Abby D. Phillip (@abbydphillip) March 22, 2021
After The Cut posted the interview, Phillip took to twitter to describe her experience sitting down with Gayle King.
Abby Phillip, breathe if you agree pic.twitter.com/EYof9JsATk— Colette (@Colette_NYC_) March 22, 2021
If you’re interested in following Abby Phillip’s career, you can find her hosting Inside Politics Sunday every Sunday on CNN at 8 am.