Singer to become a mum

Rachel Stevens and husband Alex Bourne are expecting their first child.

The Strictly Come Dancing runner-up is due to give birth later this year.

‘We are delighted to announce that our client Rachel Stevens and her husband Alex are expecting their first child later in the year,’ confirms rep Liz Matthews.

Rachel, 32, is looking forward to motherhood. 

‘We are thrilled and so excited about becoming parents,’ she says.  

Rachel and Alex got married at Claridge’s Hotel in Mayfair in August 2009.

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