Fergie Says She's 'Truly Happy' for Ex-Husband Josh Duhamel Following Pregnancy Announcement

Josh Duhamel and his wife Audra Mari announced they are expecting a baby on Monday

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Fergie and ex-husband Josh Duhamel

Fergie is “truly happy” for her ex-husband Josh Duhamel following his baby news.

Duhamel, 50, and his model wife Audra Mari, 29, revealed Monday that they are expecting their first child together in a joint Instagram post captioned "Baby Duhamel coming soon 🤍" alongside a photo of the couple’s baby scan.

Commenting underneath, Fergie, 48, made sure to send her congratulations, writing “I am truly happy for you guys🥰🥰 Axl can’t wait to be a big brother."

The singer was married to Duhamel from 2009 to 2019 and shares son Axl, 10, with the actor. The couple jointly announced their split in a September 2017 statement, and Fergie later filed for divorce in May 2019.

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“With absolute love and respect we decided to separate as a couple earlier this year,” the former couple said in a statement obtained by PEOPLE in 2017. “To give our family the best opportunity to adjust, we wanted to keep this a private matter before sharing it with the public.”

“We are and will always be united in our support of each other and our family,” they added.

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Duhamel and Mari began dating in 2019 and got married in North Dakota on the rooftop of Jasper Hotel in September 2022.

Ahead of his wedding, a source told PEOPLE that the Shotgun Wedding star "wants more kids and always has so they probably will have kids sooner than later."

Related: Fergie Shares Rare Photos of Her and Josh Duhamel's 'Outgoing' Son Axl on His 10th Birthday

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Fergie congratulates Josh Duhamel on his pregnancy news

"He's not shy about it, but he's felt this way since Axl was very young," the source added. "He loves being a father."

A source close to Mari also told PEOPLE last year that she would "love to have kids with Josh" and was "getting to know" his son.

"Josh spends a lot of time with his son," the source said at the time, adding that he is "very protective of Axl" and it "took a while before Audra met him."

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