R&B singer Ne-Yo has updated fans on the status of his forthcoming first child and revealed the baby’s sex.
Writing via Twitter, Ne-Yo revealed that he would be having a daughter in January.
Ne-Yo has reason to pop bottles and celebrate the “Champagne Life” now that he’s learned the sex of his first child, who is set to make an entrance into the world in January 2011. The R&B crooner, whose new album Libra Scale is due October 5, revealed the news in a celebratory post via Twitter today. “LADIES AND GENTS!!! I’M HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT I’M HAVING A BEAUTIFUL BABYGIRL!!! THANK YOU GOD,” he wrote. (Rap-Up)
Recently, the singer talked about his fear of becoming a father.
“I’m going to have my first child in January. I’m terrified, I’m gonna be all the way honest. I’ve never seen myself as a father, you know what I mean? I knew eventually I would get married and have kids and all of that stuff. By the way, the marriage rumors aren’t true. Let’s clear that up. I’m not engaged, I’m not to be married. But the baby rumor is true…My mom was my mom and my dad. I didn’t need the male role model. I figure if I do it the way my mom did it, then my kid is going to be fine.” (CNN)
The hitmaker announced being a father-to-be in an interview earlier this summer.
Surprise! He had to come home so he could make the first ultrasound visit with his girlfriend. There’s no word on the sex of the baby because the tiny tot curled up in a ball, leading Ne-Yo to joke that his future progeny is “stubborn.” But, he added, “They didn’t get that one from me.” The star, whose album is due on September 21, is excited about meeting his first child in January. “I am 30 and I do have my first child on the way, and I’m very, very, very excited about that,” he tells EBONY. “It’s a New Year’s baby and I’m just in a really good place right now.” (Ebony Jet)
In the past, Ne-Yo has opened up about wanting more than one child.
Ne-Yo was previously quoted stating that he wants exactly two children, ” a girl and a boy,” before admitting the first guy who attempts to date his daughter is going to be in trouble… “When the first guy comes to my door asking for my daughter, I might end up going to jail,’ he told USA Today. “I just don’t know how I’ll handle that.” (Examiner)
Check out some past Ne-Yo footage down below: