The “Supergirl” actress who is expecting her first child with husband Chris Wood, took to Instagram to tell followers how this isn’t the world that she wants her unborn child to know. Opening about her unborn son, Benoist continued I’ about to bring a child into this world, and this isn’t the world I want him to know. I want to be a part of a generation that actually ensures change so that my son’s generation that actually ensures change so that my son’s generation does not have to endure this kind of heartbreak so that his generation will know the reality of white privilege and how to combat it.
In a video on Instagram, the actress says she “never thought” she’d be sharing a story like this. In the video, which is captioned Life isn’t always what it seems, the actress never names the alleged perpetrator and suggests when the relationship took place and howling it lasted.
In the video, she says her most vivid memories are arguments ending when an ave of guilt would wash over him and he’d carry me to an empty bath before crying and giving what she calls the typical abuser’s apology speech.
Benoist and Wood also 31, shared the same set of photos in reverse order one featuring the couple’s dogs and Benoist holding up a tiny blue shirt, and another hilarious one of the mom-to-be resting her check on Wood’s shoulder from behind, wrapping her hands around his body while her husband poked his belly out to resemble a baby bump. The baby on the way is the first for both Wood and Benoist who was previously married to her Glee costar Blake Jenner. She and Jenner 27 wed in spring 2015 Benoist filed for divorce in 2016 and their divorce was finalized in December.