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Post Malone Announces He's Going To Be A Dad: 'I'm The Happiest I've Ever Been'

Post Malone is going to be "the coolest dad ever."

The 26-year-old "Congratulations" rapper recently confirmed the unexpected news to TMZ that he and his mystery girlfriend whose identity hasn't been made public yet, are expecting a baby. He couldn't be more excited about it, claiming that this is the "happiest I've ever been," and that he is looking forward to this next chapter in his life. In response, fans have met Malone's announcement with praise and supportive messages.

Post Malone is expecting his first child.

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On May 3 the "I Fall Apart" singer revealed exclusively to TMZ that he and his partner are expecting a baby, and he couldn't be happier.

That isn't the only exciting milestone coming up in Malone's life.

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On May 6 it was announced that he would be joining Selena Gomez during her SNL hosting debut on May 14.

While the 29-year-0ld actress hosts "Saturday Night Live" for the first time in her career, Malone will be her musical accompaniment for the evening.

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"Mom... I think I've made it," Gomez captioned the announcement via Instagram. "So grateful and so excited. See you May 14!!!"

On top of expecting his first child and accompanying Selena Gomez on "SNL," Malone is also gearing up to release a new album on June 3.

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He announced the album and its release date via Twitter last month.

"Twelve Carat Toothache. June 3rd," he wrote.

Malone has yet to reveal the identity of his pregnant girlfriend but assures fans that he has never been happier.

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Previously, he dated promoter, Ashlen Diaz, for about three years and was later rumored to be linked to Korean artist, MLMA in 2020.

He told TMZ that he's thrilled about the next chapter of his life, and recalled feeling sad for a very long time before connecting with his current partner.

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"I'm excited for this next chapter in my life, I'm the happiest I've ever been, and for since I could remember, I was sad," he shared.

Malone plans on prioritizing his health and his family going forward.

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"Time to take care of my body and my family and friends, and spread as much love as we can every day," he added.

Fans quickly met Malone's announcement with congratulatory and supportive messages on social media.

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"Awww, he's gonna be the best dad ever," one Twitter user wrote, while another added, "Congratulations! You're going to make a great dad."

"Congrats! His 'always tired' tattoos will have new meaning soon," one fan wrote, referencing Malone's face tattoos.

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"I am so happy for him!! He seems like he would be the coolest, most fun, most progressive dad ever. This is such great news. Congrats to him and his girlfriend! Can't wait to see their little one. I'm sure he or she will be just the cutest!" someone else chimed in.

"He deserves all the happiness in the world! Love this for him," another Instagram user penned.

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"Coolest dad ever alert," they added.

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