Post Malone, an American musician, has announced that he and his long-term partner are expecting their first child.
The 26-year-old rapper, who has kept his relationship private, expressed his joy at the prospect of becoming a father.
According to TMZ, Post Malone said:
‘I’m excited for this next chapter in my life, I’m the happiest I’ve ever been, and for since I could remember I was sad.
‘Time to take care of my body and my family and friends, and spread as much love as we can every day.’
Post, whose actual name is Austin Richard Malone, and his fiancée reportedly celebrated their baby news with a private party for their friends and family in Southern California over the weekend, according to sources close to the couple.
Post’s girlfriend is unknown, but the couple claims to have been ‘happy discreetly growing their relationship’ and are looking forward to starting a family together.