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Diane Kruger Proudly Shows Off Her Post-Baby Abs: ‘I Didn’t Think It Was Possible’

Diane Kruger Proudly Shows Off Her Post-Baby Abs: ‘I Didn’t Think It Was Possible’
Actress Diane Kruger poses in the press room during the 44th Cesar Awards Ceremony at Salle Pleyel on February 22, 2019 in Paris, France. Marc Piasecki/WireImage

Sweat equity. Diane Kruger wore a red bikini top to reveal the results of all her hard work at the gym after welcoming her daughter with boyfriend Norman Reedus in November.

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“Am I showing off ? F–k yeah. ‘cause it’s been hard work to get my abs back,” the 42-year-old captioned a photo that showed her wearing black polka-dot pants as she knelt on a mat with workout equipment behind her. “I didn’t think it was possible after having a baby. And certainly not at my age.”

“I want to thank @hannahbower2 for sharing her journey and helping me get motivated,” the Troy actress added in a shout-out to the bodybuilder and gymnastics coach. “I don’t have a trainer, but I’ve been committed to get my body back. For myself first….but also for my [spirit] The female body is AMAZING.” She added the hashtag #andyesIminabikiniworkingoutcauseitshothereandwhynot.

Us Weekly exclusively revealed in May last year that Kruger and the Walking Dead star, who started dating in March 2017, were expecting their first child together.

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Reedus, 50, shared a glimpse of their baby girl, whose name has not been revealed, on Christmas Eve, when he posted a photo on Instagram showing the newborn’s hand holding his. “A lot to be thankful for this year,” the Boondock Saints star captioned the pic. “[Love] this one especially.”

Kruger opened up in an interview earlier this year about her decision to wait to have her baby later in life.

“I didn’t think I wanted children for a long time,” she told Porter Edit in a cover story published in January. “I was too selfish. But by the time I got to about 35, I thought, yes, I probably do want one. But then you have to wait for the right person to come along.”

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Reedus, who shares son Mingus, 19, with ex Helena Christensen, has been helping his girlfriend get to grips with the challenges of parenting.

“He’s so calm, and he teaches me a lot because he’s done it before,” she told the publication. “There’s definitely something to be said for being with someone who is doing it for the second time.”

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