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J.R. Martinez: I Won't Get Married in the Next Six Months

December 21, 2011 (9:08 am) GMT
The 'Dancing with the Stars' winner opens up in recent interview that his pregnant girlfriend has made it clear that she is 'not walking down the aisle with a big belly'.

J.R. Martinez won't be tying the knot in the near future. Days after sharing news that he's going to be a father to a baby girl, the current champion of "" revealed that his girlfriend, Diana Gonzalez-Jones, refused to get married while being pregnant with their child.

"She made it very clear to me even before she was pregnant... that [she is] not walking down the aisle with a big belly," he told Us Weekly. "It'll definitely be something that's NOT happening in the next six months. Right now the focus is the baby and bringing the baby into the world. But [marriage is] definitely something we want."

Speaking of spending his life with his girlfriend of one year, the Iraq war veteran said, "We thought we'd get married, give ourselves a couple of years and do more things, experience things as a couple and then we'd start to think about kids. But life doesn't always work that way! Things happen! And I do see myself being with her forever."

During the chat, Martinez also spilled that he had known about his girlfriend's pregnancy since September. "I kept it under wraps and focused on my dancing," he explained. Still, he insisted that even when he was dancing, he "still made time" to go to the doctor appointments with his girlfriend.

"I would tell Karina [Smirnoff], 'Hey I need to push rehearsal back an hour...,' " the "" actor recalled. He added, "I was so focused mentally, emotionally, on 'Dancing with the Stars', and then I was also processing, 'Whoa, I'm going to be a dad!" That's a lot of information to process at one time!"

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