JJ Hamblett from the up and coming U.K. boy band Union J is going to be a daddy. JJ shocked fans when he took to Twitter on Wednesday (September 18) to announce that he and girlfriend Caterina Lopez are expecting their first baby.
He tweeted: "Guys I want you to be the first to know that I’ve got some big news…I’m going to be a daddy…. :-) :-) wooop x." And it looks like the other 3 lads are ready to help out too and can't wait to be uncles, JJ added: "My girlfriend and I are super super excited and the boys cant wait to be uncles! They are already thinking of names begining with J lol."
A lot of other pop stars soon tweeted their congrats to JJ, including his Union J band mates who were thrilled to share the news with fans also.
Band mate Josh Cuthburt tweeted: "SUPER DOOOPER WOOOOPER HAPPY FOR MY BROTHER JJ :-) :-) :-) :-) hi my names Uncle Josh......just call me Uncle.Pidge. :P hehe! Love you bro x". And Jaymi Hensley simply added: "Congrats JJ & Cat - gonna be an uncle whoop."
JJ was also sure to thank fans for all their support saying: "Off to bed a happy chappy!! Thanks for all your amazing support and kind tweets much love to all of you your amazing xxx."
JJ made it big in the U.K. with his Union J band mates when they competed on last season of The X Factor UK. The band's debut single "Carry You" was a U.K. top 10 hit and they just premiered their second single, "Beautiful Life," last week. Their debut album will be out in October.
Congrats to JJ & Cat!