Yael Stone is trading in the color orange for some pink. The OITNB actress welcomed a healthy baby girl with her partner Jack Manning Bancroft.
A rep for the Australian actress released a statement on Thursday, June 14 on behalf of the new parents, “On May 30th Pemau Stone Bancroft was born to Yael Stone and Jack Manning Bancroft. Her mum and dad are very tired and very much in love. She was named after her great great great grandmother who provides a powerful link to the past, the Bankcroft’s oldest link to the Djanbun clan of the Bunjalung nation.”
Stone, 33, and Bancroft starting dating in 2017. The actress announced in November that she and Jack were expecting their first child together. Yael has become a household name for playing the role of Lorna Morella on the hit Netflix show Orange is the New Black. Bancroft is the CEO of AIME, a mentoring organization that’s focus is on the underprivileged youth.
Moving into the final stages of this incredible journey with respect and gratitude for the women who have come before me. #phenomenalwoman Photo by the one and only @alexvaughanphoto
Shortly before Yael gave birth to her little girl, the actress posted a black and white image of her soon to pop belly. Wearing a crop t-shirt that had the message ‘phenomenal woman,’ written across it Stone wrote a few words of appreciation for all the women that have gone through the pregnancy journey before her.
Standing in Solidarity with student led action in the USA to end gun violence. Respect for human life over dollar$ #marchforourlives
“Moving into the final stages of this incredible journey with respect and gratitude for the women who have come before me #phenomenalwoman.”
Yael also used her bump as a form of protest for all the school shootings that have occurred in the U.S. the past year. The actress posted a photo in March of herself standing front and center to the camera with a striped shirt pulled up to her social media following could read the message that she had written on her belly, ‘Don’t Shoot,’ in support for gun control. She captioned the post, “Standing in Solidarity with student-led action in the USA to end gun violence. Respect for human life over dollar$”
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