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Hilary Swank Announces She Is Going To Be A Mom On ‘Good Morning America’: ‘And Not Just Of 1, But Of 2’

New York – Hilary Swank in “good morning america“She’s preparing for the most important role of her career: mom.

The two-time Academy Award winner revealed at the end of Wednesday’s “GMA” interview that she and husband Philip Schneider will soon be parents.

“I’m going to be a mom — not just one, but two,” Swank announced. “I can not believe it.”

“It’s great to be able to talk and share about it,” the “Million Dollar Baby” actress continued.

Swank awaits the arrival of her two children with Schneider, who married in 2018, and is preparing for her return to ABC’s “Alaska Daily” network television.

The show, which premiered Thursday, is produced by Tom McCarthy, the Oscar-winning screenwriter behind 2015’s best picture “Spotlight.”

Swank said she had a meeting with McCarthy and he sent her a 2019 article titled “LawlessBy Kyle Hopkins of the Anchorage Daily News, “On True Crimes in Alaska.”

“It’s eye-opening, it’s terrifying – everything happening at the same time, and things you can’t believe are happening,” the actress said. “I wanted to shine a light on these issues, especially the disappearances. [and] Murder of Aboriginal women, I mean, nobody did anything about it. “

“You know, getting justice for the vulnerable is an added responsibility, getting justice for the underserved,” she added. “It’s just something I’m passionate about.”

Swank played the role of Erin in The Alaska Daily, a New York reporter who moved to Alaska to work for a daily newspaper in Anchorage. Erin is looking for a clean start, both personally and professionally.

The actress said that while she is not a writer like Erin, she is related to her because her goal as an investigative reporter is to find the truth.

“As an actor, I look for truth in my characters,” Swank said.

The Alaska Daily premieres Thursday, October 6 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.

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