'Happy and excited' Sophie Ellis-Bextor's baby news

Thursday October 20, 2011

Sophie Ellis-Bextor has announced on Twitter that she is expecting her third child.

The singer is married to The Feeling bassist Richard Jones and they already have two boys, Sonny and Kit.

"I have something to tell you..." she tweeted on Thursday.

"I am having another baby. Due in Spring. A little brother or sister for Sonny and Kit. Family e-b-jones are happy and excited. Xx"

She thanked fans for their messages and assured them that her thrilling news will not halt the progress of her new album.

"Thanks guys. It's a lovely thing. By the way, work on album 5 continues as usual.

"In fact, I now have a deadline! In the studio as we speak."

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