Sophie Ellis-Bextor confirms that she is expecting FIFTH son

Congratulations are in order! Sophie Ellis-Bextor is pregnant with her fifth child. He revealed the news live on Chris & # 39; Evans' breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 on Friday.

Sophie Ellis-Bextor is pregnant with her fifth child.

The singer, 39, announced that she and her husband Richard Jones are expecting another live baby while they appear on Chris Evans' breakfast program on BBC Radio 2 on Friday morning.

She chose to casually launch her bomber while promoting her new album, describing the news of her pregnancy as "mental".

Congratulations are in order! Sophie Ellis-Bextor is pregnant with her fifth child. He revealed the news live on Chris & # 39; Evans' breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 on Friday.

Congratulations are in order! Sophie Ellis-Bextor is pregnant with her fifth child. He revealed the news live on Chris & # 39; Evans' breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 on Friday.

Speaking of her new music and release, Sophie stunned listeners by announcing that her album, The Song Diaries, will be released at the same time she will give birth.

After having kept quiet about her pregnancy until her interview, Sophie causally revealed: "The album will be released almost at the same time as my fifth baby because I am going to have my fifth baby.

Those in the studio erupted in a round of applause, prompting the former star of Strictly Come Dancing to laugh, before stating that she still does not know if she will have a boy or a girl.

Shock: the singer, 39, (above with her husband Richard) casually chose to release her baby bomb while promoting her new album, describing the news of her pregnancy as "mental"

Shock: the singer, 39, (above with her husband Richard) casually chose to release her baby bomb while promoting her new album, describing the news of her pregnancy as "mental"

Shock: the singer, 39, (above with her husband Richard) casually chose to release her baby bomb while promoting her new album, describing the news of her pregnancy as "mental"

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Discreet: Sophie stunned listeners by announcing that her album, The Song Diaries, will be released at the same time she will give birth

Discreet: Sophie stunned listeners by announcing that her album, The Song Diaries, will be released at the same time she will give birth

Discreet: Sophie stunned listeners by announcing that her album, The Song Diaries, will be released at the same time she will give birth

Sophie and her boyfriend are currently parents of four children; Sonny, Kit, Ray and Jesse.

Presenter Chris asked the pop star if pregnancy and motherhood become easier, given the number of offspring, and Sophie simply responds: "No, I do not think I will."

He continued adding: "But you relax more with the chaos …" says the woman who simply – we left Richard and I with five children, because our eldest brought a companion, and I took a book that seemed the most optimistic I could have done it! It did not even open, that's without a baby. But I have a boy of two years.

Sophie revealed that she had been talking about the pregnancy and having a newborn with Chris's wife, Natasha Shishmanian, who is currently expecting twins, and joked that after hearing the news about having a fifth child, Natasha was excited because it was not her last son. creatures & # 39;

News to Chris's ears, he blatantly replied: "Yes, thanks for that!"

Working mother: showing no signs of slowing down during pregnancy, Sophie is preparing to launch new music: a Greatest Hits album of her songs.

Working mother: showing no signs of slowing down during pregnancy, Sophie is preparing to launch new music: a Greatest Hits album of her songs.

Working mother: showing no signs of slowing down during pregnancy, Sophie is preparing to launch new music: a Greatest Hits album of her songs.

Family oriented: Sophie has previously stated that she believes that having children has helped her career rather than hinder her

Family oriented: Sophie has previously stated that she believes that having children has helped her career rather than hinder her

Family oriented: Sophie has previously stated that she believes that having children has helped her career rather than hinder her

With no signs of slowing down during pregnancy, Sophie is preparing to release new music, an album of orchestral hits from her songs, including Groovejet, Murder on the dance floor and Catch You.

In an interview with The Independent, Sophie previously stated that she believes that having children has helped her career rather than hinder her.

She explained: & # 39;[Motherhood] It has made me a better interpreter, a better artist, a happier person. It is evolving. For me, it was a great business for me to have my children. It made me think differently about things.

"I would not say it's harder, in fact, I think a lot of things really have clarity for me, I would not have done half the things I did if I had not become a mother.

Sweet: She said: & # 39;[Motherhood] It has made me a better interpreter, a better artist, a happier person. It is evolving. I would not have done half of the things I did if I had not become a mother. "

Sweet: She said: & # 39;[Motherhood] It has made me a better interpreter, a better artist, a happier person. It is evolving. I would not have done half of the things I did if I had not become a mother. "

Sweet: She said: & # 39;[Motherhood] It has made me a better interpreter, a better artist, a happier person. It is evolving. I would not have done half of the things I did if I had not become a mother. "

Franco: Sophie continued: I would not say it's harder. In fact, I think many things have a great clarity for me, in fact & # 39;

Franco: Sophie continued: I would not say it's harder. In fact, I think many things have a great clarity for me, in fact & # 39;

Franco: Sophie continued: I would not say it's harder. In fact, I think many things have a great clarity for me, in fact & # 39;

The star also affirmed that it has been "better" for her to be a working mother in the entertainment industry than in an office, since she has more freedom when it comes to childcare.

"I have to decide on what days I will work … If you are doing an office job, you can not say" Can my children sit in the corner? "It's not an option," he said. revealing that she has had the help of a full-time nanny so she can work.

Sophie and her boyfriend Richard, bassist of the band The Feeling, have been together since 2002, and both previously admitted in interviews that they did not expect their romance to last.

In 2013, Richard told The Guardian: "We met in a rehearsal room in 2002, when Sophie was auditioning musicians for her band." The first thing she said was "Nice amplifier."

Strong: Sophie and her boyfriend Richard - a bassist from the band The Feeling - have been together since 2002

Strong: Sophie and her boyfriend Richard - a bassist from the band The Feeling - have been together since 2002

Strong: Sophie and her boyfriend Richard – a bassist from the band The Feeling – have been together since 2002

Expanding your baby: The duo are currently the parents of four children; Sonny, Kit, Ray and Jesse.

Expanding your baby: The duo are currently the parents of four children; Sonny, Kit, Ray and Jesse.

Expanding your baby: The duo are currently the parents of four children; Sonny, Kit, Ray and Jesse.

& # 39; I was surprised. I have the concert I remember looking at the other side of the room and I thought it was this otherworldly beauty. The idea of ​​dating someone like that was not even a possibility. "

Sophie also said: "Our relationship was dramatic from the beginning, we discovered that we were having a baby when we had only been dating for six weeks, then I gave birth two months earlier, so, comically, our baby was born when we had only been dating eight months ".

The singer revealed that her mother had told her that she might feel like the "wrong time", but it is the "right baby".

Sophie and Richard were married in 2005, three years after they met initially.

  Long-term love: Sophie and Richard were married in 2005, three years after they met initially

  Long-term love: Sophie and Richard were married in 2005, three years after they met initially

Long-term love: Sophie and Richard were married in 2005, three years after they met initially

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