Giovanna Fletcher delighted to become auntie after Mario Falcone's baby news

7 May 2018, 12:35 | Updated: 19 October 2018, 20:17

Mario Giovanna Fletcher

Her younger brother Mario announced he and fiancée Becky Miesner are expecting their first child together.

Giovanna Fletcher is over the moon to become an auntie once more, as her brother Mario Falcone, 30, has announced he is expecting his first baby with fiancée Becky Miesner.

Mario, who is three years younger than Giovanna, posted a sweet picture on Instagram to announce the news to his fans. 

Delighted at the prospect of a new addition to the family, Giovanna, 33, commented: "Yaaaaay!! I can't wait to become an auntie again!!

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The happy news comes as the pair reveal that they have been trying for some time. Becky told OK!We were trying for a baby for a while last year but it wasn’t happening, so we decided to stop for a bit. Then a few months later I fell pregnant!"

Mario and Becky first discovered they were pregnant in March whilst holidaying in Barbados, but chose to enjoy the excitement together before announcing the news.


Dinner last night with the boss

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Mario, who is a doting Uncle to Giovanna's two boys - Buzz and Buddy, revealed that he has wanted to become a father for some time - and that this will likely be the first of many. He told OK!: "We want three or four kids, so hopefully we’ll eventually end up with a boy and a girl."

He added: "It’s been my dream to be a dad for a long time now, so I'm over the moon."

The former TOWIE star proposed to beauty salon owner Becky in the summer of last year, and the couple had already set a date for the wedding in August. However, they are now postponing their nuptials until next spring, in order welcome their first tot.

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