Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus and wife Allison expecting second child
Rascal Flatts bassist Jay DeMarcus and his wife Allison are expecting their second child.
The announcement came on the band's official website on January 25. The couple is expecting the child in the summer.
"This was definitely a huge surprise, but we're so thankful and excited that Maddie is going to have a brother or sister," Jay DeMarcus said in the statement. "We're really gonna have our hands full!"
"Jay and I are thrilled about completing our family. Madeline is going to love having a sibling and we are bracing ourselves for the many sleepless nights ahead," Allison DeMarcus added.
The couple is already parents to a 13-month-old girl named Madeline Leigh who was born on Dec. 17, 2010.
DeMarcus and his wife met when she appeared in a video for Rascal Flatts and wed in May 2004 in a ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee. Allison DeMarcus is a former Miss Tennessee and currently works as a personality on the CMT.
Rascal Flatts is currently on tour and recently announced the release of its next album, "Changed," on April 3.