Dutch actress Carice van Houten took to Instagram on March 18 to announce that the rumor that she is pregnant with her first child with Australian actor Guy Pearce is true. The "Game of Thrones" actress even exhibited her good humor by referencing her character Melisandre's memorable birthing in the second season of the HBO series.

Just a month ago, Seth Meyers had Van Houten play as Melisandre in a sketch as his college buddy attending his baby shower for his show, "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Perhaps now is the time to update that sketch and make Seth attend Melisandre's own baby shower. Seth just needs to make sure to give an equally precious gift as the Valyrian steel dagger rattle that Melisandre got for their baby.

Van Houten's followers were quick to congratulate the couple, of course, but unlike what the actress expected, there were more jokes about her iconic line "The night is dark and full of terrors" than the shadow baby reference. It was Van Houten's partner, Guy Pearce, who seemed unsure at the prospect of a shadow baby.

At least Melisandre has already received an official babysitting offer from Davos Seaworth, who was not too excited about watching the red woman give birth to the shadow demon baby she had with Stannis Baratheon.

There were some who wondered who the next target will be.

A few who were already looking forward to a baby shower.

Some with a little more imagination about how the red lady will take care of her shadow baby.

Van Houten also received some assurances about giving birth.

But most people decided to stick with heartfelt congratulations to the couple and play with Melisandre's oft-repeated line throughout "Game of Thrones."

Congratulations to Carice van Houten and Guy Pearce on their first child together!

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