LJ Reyes and Paolo Contis are expecting a baby!

The 30-year-old Kapuso talent broke the news through her first YouTube video entitled "A Pleasant Suprise" on August 27.

In the video, LJ did a mini-quiz with eight-year-old son Aki, her child with former boyfriend Paulo Avelino.

Among the questions were: "Are You ready to be responsible?" and "Do you want a playmate?"


Aki answered yes to both questions.

However, LJ's son answered no when asked about wanting a new best friend.

That segued to LJ's good news.

She said: "Totoo, mommy's pregnant!"

In disbelief, he replied, "Why is it not moving?"

LJ explained, "It's not yet moving kasi it's small pa."

Paolo's voice could be heard in the background and seconded, "She's not [joking], she's pregnant."

Aki eventually believed LJ and Paolo.

When asked if he wants a boy or a girl, Aki said he wants a baby brother.

LJ told Aki that she's hoping for a daughter.

Aki replied, "Why a girl? That's arte."

The actress is about four months pregnant and is set to give birth in January.

Watch LJ's conversation with her son Aki below:

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On Instagram, Paolo expressed his excitement by posting a photo of the sonogram.

He wrote, "YES WE ARE! God has blessed us with the perfect gift and we couldn’t be happier!


"We want to thank our families and friends who are as excited as we are.

"And to you @lj_reyes ... When we became a couple three years ago, I felt so lucky!

"With all the problems I had, all the baggage I carry, you still accepted me and became my partner and strength.

"Yes, we do have our bad days (dahil matigas ang ulo ko) but we always manage to be okay and happy...

"And now that we are expecting... I promise to be beside you all the way. You will never ever be alone.

"Thank you for everything, my love! Mahal na mahal kita!

"We feel so happy and blessed and we just can't help but share this great news with everyone.

"Now, let’s celebrate!! #BabyContis2019"

Paolo already has two children, namely Xalene and Xonia, with his former wife Lian Paz.


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This story originally appeared on Pep.ph.

* Minor edits have been made by the Femalenetwork.com editors.

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