A baby sister for Matilda Ledger!

Heath Ledger’s daughter can’t wait to meet her new sibling.
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Matilda Ledger has her fingers crossed that her actress mum, Michelle Williams, is finally going to give her a baby sister.

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“Matilda has her heart set on it,” tells a close family source. “She loves the idea of having a little sister to guide and mentor.”

Last month, Michelle, who shared Matilda, 16, with the late Heath Ledger, announced she was expecting her second child with husband and director Thomas Kail, 44, but stayed mum on the bub’s gender.

The couple are already parents to son Hart, who was born in 2020.

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Matilda was the apple of Heath’s eye. (Credit: Getty)

Michelle, 41, showed off her bump during the recent Cannes Film Festival.

Sources say Matilda was “nothing short of a godsend” in taking care of her little brother while their mum was off “working” in the South of France.

“Matilda is amazing … she’s so patient with Hart,” says the source. “Together they’ve done all kinds of art pieces for the nursery, cards and ‘welcome’ signs.

She keeps him laughing by coming up with silly names for the new baby, like ‘Bubbles’ or ‘Banana’. Michelle and Thomas are so proud of Matilda.”

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Michelle and husband Thomas Kail welcomed son Hart during the pandemic. (Credit: Getty)

Following her dad Heath’s tragic death in 2008, Matilda grew up with just her mum – although they had plenty of family and friends for support.

“It’s been a big change … going from just the two of them to now having this big family.

“Hart’s arrival was a miracle that healed so much pain from losing her father too soon. Matilda is ecstatic to be welcoming another sibling into her world and revelling in the new responsibilities heading her way as ‘big sister in chief.’”

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