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Backstreet Boys singer A.J. McLean and his wife Rochelle DeAnna Karidis announced that they’re expecting their first child on YouTube.
“Because we love you all so much, we wanted to share with you — for the first time — something very special,” McLean said in the video, The Hollywood Reporter writes. “We’re having a baby.”
He also broke the news to his fans on Twitter when the Backstreet Boys singer wrote “I’m gonna be a dad!”
According to Contact Music, McLean told the audience on Sunday night during a BSB concert with New Kids on the Block, ''Another backstreet baby, I've got a feeling it's going to be a girl. My wife is out there, I love you. I'm going to be a dad, what more can I say. I love you all.''
McLean and Karidis got married in December of last year. The singer proposed in Las Vegas in 2010 during a live show.
The boy band star tweeted about his love for his wife last year, writing ''You are my whole world and I cannot wait to spend my life with you. Without you here, I am lost!''
He has talked about her being his rock when it comes to his sobriety.
Watch the announcement below:
image: A.J. McLean/YouTube