If the first word Maren Morris‘ baby on the way says is “Aloha,” there’s a good reason for that.
In an interview with Storme Warren for SiriusXM’s The Highway, the 29-year-old country megastar revealed that given her pregnancy’s timing, it’s possible the son she’s expecting with husband Ryan Hurd in March was conceived during a tropical getaway.
“I was here five months ago with my husband Ryan for vacation, and now I am mysteriously five months pregnant,” said Morris, whose interview was conducted in Maui, Hawaii, during the BMI Maui Songwriters Festival.
“So Hawaii must agree with me,” she joked, laughing.
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Storme and @MarenMorris got to catch up about a whole bunch of things in Hawaii, but there was one detail about her pregnancy that we couldn't get past!! We can't wait for Baby Morris/Hurd...so happy for Maren and Ryan 💙 #StormeWarrenShow pic.twitter.com/uKS9flAyA4— SiriusXM The Highway (@SXMTheHighway) December 10, 2019
This time around, though, Morris’ vacation plans looked a little bit different.
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Morris told Radio.com last month at MusicTown Detroit that she initially thought she would be welcoming a girl because of the energy she has given off lately with her music and the fact that she’s “surrounded by women.”
“I grew up with one sister, my mom owns a hair salon, so I was just always surrounded by women,” she said ahead of her Stars and Strings performance. “I have an affinity for them. There’s women in my band, in my crew.”
“I’ve never really had a male sibling or anything like that, so I had just felt like I’m gonna have a girl ’cause I’m constantly surrounded by women,” the mom-to-be added. “And I put a record out this year called GIRL. And nope — the test said it was a boy!”