Latest World News

7NEWS presenter shares major personal news on air

18

Channel 7 presenter Abbey Gelmi has revealed she and former AFL player Kane Lambert are expecting their first child together.

Gelmi made the announcement on 7NEWS Melbourne on Sunday night when anchor Rebecca Maddern asked if she was keeping a secret.

WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE Abbey reveals special announcement.

Analysis, local footy and the biggest moments, Seven and 7plus are the home of footy shows for every fan. Stream them all for free on 7plus >>

“Kane and I are very excited to announce we are expecting our first baby early next year,” she said.

Maddern replied, “So thrilled for you, you are glowing.”

Seven presenter Abbey Gelmi and Kane Lambert ahead of the Richmond best and fairest. Credit: Instagram

“A big thank you to Seven because I have been quite unwell but everyone has been lovely,” Gelmi said.

Gelmi was a co-host of Seven’s coverage of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in July and also last year’s Olympics.

The 32-year-old and former Richmond footballer Lambert became romantically involved at the beginning of 2021.

Channel 7’s Abbey Gelmi arrives at this year’s Brownlow Medal. Credit: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

Lambert, a three-time premiership player with the Tigers, announced his retirement in July due to a debilitating hip injury.

The pair attended the club’s best and fairest night last week with Lambert being presented with the Francis Bourke award for the player that best upholds the club’s trademark values.

Source: 7News