Expectant 'mummy', Jessica Simpson.
Expectant 'mummy', Jessica Simpson. Twitter

Jessica is going to be a 'mummy'

JESSICA Simpson has confirmed she is pregnant.

The 31-year-old singer has admitted claims she is expecting her first child with NFL star Eric Johnson are true via twitter.

Uploading a picture of her dressed up as an Egyptian mummy and cradling her baby bump, Jessica added: "It's true - I'm going to be a mummy!"

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Jessica - who is engaged to marry Eric - has been keeping quiet about her pregnancy for some time, despite pictures revealing her to be expecting.

It has been claimed the country singer is expecting a girl after finding out the sex during a routine scan.

A source said: "She's telling people it's like winning the lottery, twice. Jessica really wanted to find out the baby's sex, she hates surprises. She and Eric are both so happy."

Jessica's mother Tina recently revealed she was keen to extend her family and give her two-year-old grandson Bronx - the offspring of daughter Ashlee Simpson and estranged husband Peter Wentz - a cousin.

She said: "Obviously I'm looking forward to having more grandkids. Bronx is the love of my life. I don't mind boys or girls, I'll take anything I get. I'm not picky!"



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