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Mario Lopez Expecting His First Child

March 11, 2010 (3:18 am) GMT
Mario Lopez 'couldn't be more excited' after learning that he and Courtney Mazza are about to become parents as his girlfriend is now pregnant with their first child.

Actor-turned-U.S. TV presenter is to become a first-time father - his girlfriend Courtney Mazza is pregnant. The "Saved by the Bell" and "" star, who is the daily host of showbiz news program "Extra", met and fell in love with Mazza while working with her on Broadway in "A Chorus Line" in 2008.

In a statement released on Wednesday, March 10, Lopez said, "We're very happy. Courtney and I couldn't be more excited. I've waited my whole life to be a dad; this is a true blessing."

Also sharing his happines about the baby, Lopez 's grandfather Rafael Trasvina told Star magazine, "I am very excited that Mario and Courtney are having a baby. I don't know if they are having a boy or a girl - we have to wait until the baby is born - but I am very happy for them." Meanwhile, his mother is said "beaming and can't stop talking about her new grandchild." A source additionally revealed, "She always wanted Mario to have children and keeps saying, 'It's about time. He isn't getting any younger!' "

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