“I think I laughed for about 20 minutes straight when they told us. I was just shocked,” the country star, 39, told Today‘s Willie Geist about his initial reaction to the baby news. “I didn’t know what else to do. … I was in shock. Shocked is the only word,” he later added.
“It wasn’t a laugh, it was more like a giggle. He giggled for like 25 minutes,” said Morgane, who announced she was expecting in an Instagram post on the couple’s 10-year anniversary, Oct. 30.
The Stapletons, who wed in 2007, are already parents to a son and daughter. The couple has chosen not to publicly reveal the names of their children.
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The couple do not yet know the sex of their twins but their other children are hoping for a baby brother and a baby sister.
“They want one of each so they each get a new buddy, that’s what they say,” the mother-to-be said about her son and daughter’s predictions of a little brother or sister.
“I’ll see what I can do,” she also joked. “I don’t want to find out but the kids want to find out so I think we’re gonna find out. I lost that fight.”