Singer, Brandy’s younger brother and Kim K’s ex, Ray J and his wife, Princess love are expecting their first child together after going through fertility issues.
The singer, 36, made the announcement when he appeared on the talk show ‘The Real’ on Monday.
“Love is on my mind. Love is in my heart. Princess and I are expecting.” He told the hosts.
The parents-to-be got married in August 2016 and will be expecting their first child on Jan. 17, which is also Ray J’s birthday.
After he made the announcement, his wife, Princess shared the first photo of her baby bump on her IG page. Ray J. also reposted the same picture on his page.
“It’s such a blessing from God to be able to carry our child. We kept this to ourselves until after the first trimester because it’s bad luck to announce too early. But we’re so proud to share this journey with you guys. Thank you for all of the love and prayers ??””
When he was asked if this baby would be his first child, he answered: ‘My first one.’
“We were trying for a while. It’s not as easy as people think,” Ray J said during his The Real appearance. ‘I’m nervous, excited,’ he said. ‘It finally happened.’
‘It took me to focus and do the right thing for my side, and take care of my responsibilities and get fresh and then boom,’ he told the hosts.
‘It was special, because we were trying for a while,’ he added.
Ray J’s ex girlfriend Kim Kardashian is also expecting a child, her third with husband Kanye West via surrogate in January 2016