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Mario Lopez Welcomes A Baby Boy!

September 10, 2013 12:21 PM by Suzy Kerr

Dancing with the Stars alum and The X Factor host, Mario Lopez and his wife, Courtney, welcomed their second child, a bouncing baby boy Monday, September 9, in Los Angeles. The proud papa took to Twitter to announce the arrival of his latest addition.

“It’s a boy!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Please welcome Dominic Lopez to the world!” the TV host and actor, tweeted. “Couldn’t be happier @CourtneyMLopez & baby are doing just fine…:)”

The former host of America’s Best Dance Crew, already father to Gia, 3, got his wish for a healthy baby boy this week. “I already have a girl, so if we have a boy that would be nice,” he said shortly after making the announcement in February. “But I won’t be disappointed if we don’t.”

In a statement the couple said that Dominic is a “healthy” 7 lbs., 2 oz., and “mother and baby are doing fine”.

Mario Lopez and his wife, actress and dancer, Courtney began dating in 2008, shortly after his split from girlfriend of 2 years and his season 3 Dancing with the Stars partner, Karina Smirnoff. They welcomed Gia in 2010 and were married in Mexico in 2012.

The happy couple’s decision to keep the baby’s sex a secret, did not sit well with his big-sister-to-be. When they made the announcement that Courtney was pregnant again, Mario said, “She’s pointing at the baby and saying, ‘There’s a baby in there. She wants to know if it’s a boy or a girl, but we don’t know because we’re waiting to find out. That’s kind of tough sometimes, we just don’t know!”

Congrats to the whole family on their new bundle of joy!! Comment below and tell us what you think about Mario and Courtney’s decision to keep the sex of their baby a surprise.

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