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Mario Lopez Is Excited To Be A Dad

RadarOnline, Wednesday, March 10, 2010, 1:15pm (PST)

Big news for TV host Mario Lopez: he's going to be a dad!

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Mario announced the happy news Wednesday via Extra where he works as a host.

"Courtney and I couldn't be more excited." Mario told Extra. "I've waited my whole life to be a dad, this is a true blessing. I am looking forward to sharing this experience with my family and my family at Extra."

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Mario and his girlfriend, Courtney Mazza said in a statement, “We're very happy.”

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The two met while working on the show "A Chorus Line" on Broadway back in 2008. It will be the first child for the couple. Star magazine was first to report the baby news on Wednesday.

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