Saturdays’ singer Rochelle Humes is expecting her first child with husband Marvin, it has been announced.
The 22-year-old star chose to share her happy news via Twitter, posting:
“I wanted to be the first to tell you…we have some exciting news to share! Marvin and I could NOT be more thrilled to announce that we are expecting our first child mid next year.
“We have always dreamt of being parents and the news is the best early Christmas present we could have asked for. I know Marvin is going to be a great dad and we’re so excited to start a family.”
A number of celebrities Tweeted their congratulations to the couple following the announcement, with Cheryl Cole writing:
“Congratulations @rochellethesats @jlsofficial! I’m SO happy for you. So cute”
And Alexandra Burke sending her well wishes:
“Congrats to Marvin and Roch soooo happy for the beautiful couple !!” [sic]
Fellow Saturday Mollie King even joked that Baby Humes and bandmate Una Healy’s daughter, Aoife Belle, could form a band of their own:
“Couldn’t be more excited and thrilled for @RochelleTheSats & Marvin!!! Ahhh can’t believe this!! Who else feels The Sats Juniors forming?”
The news comes just four months after JLS star Marvin and Rochelle wed at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire.
Two weeks after the ceremony, Rochelle jetted off to Los Angeles with her Saturdays bandmates to start filming for their up-coming reality show, Chasing The Saturdays.
The show is set to air on E! in at the beginning of next year.
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