Marvin Humes excited to welcome son into 'female heavy' household

Amy Johnson
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Marvin Humes and Rochelle Humes attend the National Television Awards 2020 at The O2 Arena on January 28, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Marvin Humes and Rochelle Humes attend the National Television Awards 2020 at The O2 Arena on January 28, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images)

Marvin Humes is looking forward to welcoming a son into the family as wife Rochelle Humes is pregnant with their third child, a baby boy.

The couple already share daughters Alaia-Mai, seven, and three-year-old Valentina but announced in April that they would be adding to their brood.

Marvin, 35, told OK! Magazine: "I’m always playing football with my girls in the garden so I hope they get into it, but I’m looking forward to having that daddy-son time when we can talk about male things, and not just glitter, hair and make-up.

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"It’s very female heavy in my house. There’s a lot of pink and unicorns."

He added that while he was delighted to have a boy on the way, he had wanted a girl prior to having children so he could "have that daddy-daughter thing" and that news of a boy was "amazing" for his wife because "she's now getting the son she's wanted".

The couple broke the news of 31-year-old Rochelle's pregnancy through an Easter-themed Instagram post with a board that read: “We’re eggspecting. Baby Humes. October 2020.”

Until recently, the Humes' had kept their daughters' identities private by concealing their faces on social media but back in January, The Saturdays star revealed their faces for the first time in public.

Posting a series of pictures of the girls, she wrote: "We’ve made the choice to share a little bit more of our family. Alaia is aware of social media now (gulp) and she often asks why her cousins and other family are featured but not her and to be honest, we don’t really have the answer...

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"Obviously it was coming from a place of protection maybe to a fault, let’s face it none of us really have this figured out... So here they are, our babies."