Rod Stewart to Be a Dad – Again

Penny Lancaster and Rod Stewart

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updated 08/09/2010 AT 9:45 AM ET

originally published 08/09/2010 AT 8:00 AM ET

Congrats are in order for Rod Stewart: The rock legend and father of six – who said last fall that he was hoping for one more child – and his wife, Penny Lancaster, are expecting a baby.

“We were thrilled and delighted to be able to tell Alastair that he was going to be the big brother to a little baby, expected just before Mummy’s 40th birthday,” the couple said.

Stewart, 65, has five other children from previous relationships, in addition to a 4-year-old son, Alastair, with Lancaster, 39.


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