Your fave celebs couldn’t be more excited by The Block’s Elyse and Josh’s baby news, but Kris Smith’s reaction takes the cake

The couple have been inundated with well-wishes.
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One of The Block‘s favourite couples, Elyse Knowles and Josh Barker, have announced they’re expecting their first child together.

The 27-year-old model and her long-term partner revealed the happy news on Instagram overnight, posting several adorable photos of Elyse’s growing baby bump.

“And then there were 3 #babybarker,” Elyse captioned her post, alongside three cute snaps of the couple posing together while on holidays in Alice Springs.

Elyse and Josh announced the news with these sweet and scenic photos.


The wonderful news has Blockheads in a frenzy of excitement – but they’re not the only ones.

Elyse’s announcement post has been flooded with congratulations and celebrations from some of our favourite Aussie celebs.

“Omggggg!!!! CONGRATS!!!!” former Bachelorette Georgia Love commented, while fellow The Block stars Kyle and Kara also shared in the joy, writing: “Congratulations Guys 💙💙💙💙”.

Author, athlete and this month’s Australian Women’s Weekly cover star Turia Pitt was over the moon with excitement, commenting: “Squeeeeee!!!!!!!!! Can’t wait 🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌🙌”

Their post was inundated with congratulations from Australia’s biggest names.


It’s model and former football star Kris Smith’s reaction, however, that really stole the spotlight immediately, commenting: “F**k yessssss”.

The celebrity comments just kept coming, with The Project’s Lisa Wilkinson writing: “Beautiful news!!!!! That’s one very lucky bub. Congrats you two. In fact, make that, congrats you THREE!!”

With even more messages from singer Nat Bassingthwaighte, Rachael Finch, Brooke Jowett, Shelley Craft, Jesinta Franklin, Bec Judd, and many, many other high-profile names, we can only imagine how glamorous the couple’s baby shower guest list will be!

The couple won The Block and Australia’s hearts in 2017.

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Elyse and Josh won The Block in 2017 after the house they renovated sold at auction for a whopping $3.067 million and was famously purchased by Aussie comedian Dave Hughes.

Following their reality stint, the couple embarked on a sabbatical to Byron Bay and have started a building and design business together, J&E Projects.

Elyse has worked as a model for years, appearing in campaigns for brands such as Seafolly, before she became a Myer ambassador in 2018 following her time on The Block.

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