Justin Timberlake’s former right-hand has spoken. Joey Fatone, Timberlake’s former 'N Sync bandmate, has reportedly confirmed that the singer and his wife, actress Jessica Biel, are expecting their first baby.
According to Radar Online, Fatone, 37, confirmed Biel’s pregnancy in an interview with InTouch Weekly. “He told me a while ago, but I kept my mouth shut. But now I can talk about it,” Fatone reportedly told the tabloid. According to the singer, the couple announced their pregnancy to family and friends “months" ago.
Radar Online reports that Fatone went on to gush about Timberlake, and how he feels he and his former “7th Heaven” star wife will be great first-time parents. “Jessica is awesome and Justin is a kid at heart,” he said. “[They’ll have] fun.”
As of Wednesday morning, Fatone had yet to address the validity of the reports on his official Twitter page.
Fatone's alleged pregnancy confirmation comes after two months of speculation that Biel, 32, and Timberlake, 33, are expecting their first child together. The couple first sparked pregnancy rumors in October after Biel was spotted sporting an apparent baby bump while vacationing with a friend in Sydney, Australia. The pregnancy rumors gained more traction when Biel was seen sporting a “loose-fitted top” while hiking with Timberlake in New Zealand later that same month.
Biel’s lastest outings have not quieted the rumors. In November, Biel was seen attempting to hide her pregnancy by wearing a poofy, A-line gown on the set of the film “The Blunderer“ in Cincinnati. She was last seen flaunting her speculated bump at Timberlake’s Brooklyn, New York, concert Dec. 14, HollywoodLife reports.
Despite having no official pregnancy announcement from Biel and Timberlake, multiple outlets have reported that they’re expecting. According to a report from BlindGossip, Biel decided to hold off on issuing an official announcement because she wants to wait for the launch of her children’s restaurant, Au Fudge.
Biel and Timberlake celebrated two years of marriage Oct. 19. The child would be the first for both stars. Radar Online reports that Biel is due in April.