Natasha Hamilton of Atomic Kitten is pregnant with her long-term boyfriend's baby.
The star, aged 21, is expecting her first child with Gavin Hatcher in January. Hamilton said: "I was ecstatic when I found out."
Natasha is already mother to two-year-old Josh from from her ill-fated romance with Fran Cosgrave.
The Liverpool-born singer is taking a temporary break from the band to spend more time with baby Josh and Gavin.
Fellow bandmates Jenny Frost and Liz McClarnon are concentrating on their solo careers during a planned year-long hiatus from the group.