Lee Ryan has confirmed that he is going to become a dad for the third time as his girlfriend is expecting a baby.

The 37-year-old former Blue heartthrob and his partner Verity Paris are over the moon and can't wait to meet their bundle of joy.

Confirmation of the news came days after Verity was spotted showing off a baby bump as the couple walked along the beach in Spain.

Speaking to Hello! magazine about their baby joy, Lee has explained that he is "excited" about meeting the tot in June.

During their interview, the couple also revealed that they are expecting a baby girl together and can't wait to teach her how to play music.

Lee Ryan confirms his girlfriend Verity Paris is pregnant with his third child
Lee Ryan is going to become a dad for a third time in June

Lee is already a proud dad to Bluebell, 13, son Rayn, 12, and says he loves nothing more than being a dad.

"I'm so excited," Lee told the publication.

"I love being a dad; there is nothing better than that. It's the most amazing thing in the world."

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He also added in the interview: "I can't wait to teach this little baby how to sing and play the piano and saxophone. I sing to the bump too. I am training her and I think she is definitely going to be creative in that way."

Lee and Verity were first linked in January 2020 and the couple appear to have gone from strength to strength ever since.

The love birds actually relocated from the UK to the Costa del Sol last year and couldn't be happier with their decision.

Lee Ryan confirms his girlfriend Verity Paris is pregnant with his third child
Lee's girlfriend Verity is expecting a baby girl

The duo were reportedly able to get Spanish residency before Brexit took place and they hope that their daughter will also learn Spanish when she is born.

Aside from his exciting baby news, at the end of last year it was revealed that the boyband Blue might be planning a reunion tour in 2021 to mark their two decade anniversary.

Lee as well as his former band mates Duncan James, Simon Webbe and Antony Costa will hit the road to entertain fans who have supported them over the last two decades.

Lee already has a daughter and son from previous relationships
Lee already has a daughter and son from previous relationships
Blue recently revealed that a reunion might be on the cards
Blue recently revealed that a reunion might be on the cards

However, the group are so far remaining tight lipped about any secret upcoming plans.

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