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FGL's Hubbard announces new addition (in December)

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 – Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard and his wife, Hayley, ar egoing to be parents come December.

They made the announcement on Wednesday in a People story.

"There's a lot of excitement - it's something we've looked forward to for a while," said Hubbard, 30, in the story.

Hayley related how she found out she was pregnant. "We'd just gotten back from California and I wasn't sleeping ... I woke up one night and I was like, 'Oh my gosh. I'm pregnant.'"

""So I took a test the next morning and I couldn't even contain myself, I was so excited. I honestly didn't have time to think of how to surprise Tyler, so I just jumped back into bed and showed him the pregnancy stick," she said.

Tyler Hubbard talked about the changes ahead. "There's a lot that we're going to get to learn," he said. "Hayley and I both really love learning and growing as people. For us, it's the next phase and the next stage of life that God can really teach us a lot and show us patience... and selflessness."

"To be honest, our world, at this point in our life, it revolves around what we want it to revolve around - our wants and our needs and our desires, what we have going on in our schedule... and all that's about to change."

"Trying to have the balance of raising a kid and raising a family with the lifestyle that we have, and the pace of life that we live - it's going to be fun, it's going to be challenging and something that we're really, really excited about," he said. "There's all kinds of emotions on both ends of the spectrum from excitement to (nervousness). But the excitement definitely (outweighs) the nerves."

Hubbard said FGL would be off the road around the time that the baby is born for several months.

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