Congratulations to Vanessa Minnillo and Nick Lachey!
The happy father-to-be announced the joyous news Monday morning on Live! With Kelly while sitting in as co-host to Kelly Ripa. He went on to say that his happy bride found out she was in the family way while in New York in early January, taping an appearance on Live!
“Later that night, she started to feel a little different, not quite herself, so she went to the store, got a pregnancy test and it came back positive,” Lachey revealed. “So we’re having a baby!”
The couple, who has been together for quite a few years but married for less than one, has made no secret about their desire to start a family.
“[Babies are] the next natural step,” Vanessa told The Huffington Post in December. “But, God willing, it will happen. It’s not a pressure situation. … The great thing is we have been together for almost six years — five before we got married — and now it’s just enjoying being a newlywed and you never know. It’s what we like to call in the newlywed world ‘fun time.’ So if that is family planning, so be it.”
This will be the first child for both Vanessa and Nick, who was previously married to the now gigantically-pregnant and currently unmarried Jessica Simpson (the father of her baby, in case you live under a rock, is “football player” Eric Johnson).
Last month pictures of Vanessa Milliano on vacation in Mexico with what appeared to be a baby bump surfaced, so the rumors of a pregnancy have been circulating for a few weeks now.