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Jessica Simpson and her fiancé Eric Johnson are reportedly are reportedly expecting their second child, it has been claimed.
The singer and "Fashion Star" judge has been subject to ongoing speculation following reports that she is sporting a tiny baby bump. One source claims that she recently confirmed her pregnancy at her father Joe Simpson's holiday party.
"As Jessica and her husband were about to leave the party somebody asked her, 'How's the baby?' and she boasted, 'Which one?! I'm pregnant again!'" One party-goer allegedly told Celebuzz.com. "She was so happy, smiling and giggling."
Simpson, 32, attended the Dec. 11 event with Johnson, 33, and her sister Ashlee Simpson, 28, was also in attendance. Her mother Tina Simpson, who recently filed for divorce from Joe after 34 years of marriage, was noticeably absent.
"It was a private affair for around 50 people made up of friends, family and producers," the source said. Simpson, who "looked beautiful," eventually left the event to visit her mother.
"I'm running late, I've got to go to my mom's," Simpson allegedly told guests upon her exit.
The pregnancy news follows a new claim that the mother of one is currently preparing to marry Johnson in Hawaii. The couple has reportedly invited a group of close friends and family to join them on their upcoming trip, although the wedding is said to be a surprise, according to RadarOnline.com.
"For the holidays Jessica and Eric are going to Hawaii and they've invited a lot of their close friends and family," a source close to the Simpson family told Radar. "No one quite knows what is being planned, but family members are speculating that they could be planning a surprise wedding."
Simpson, who gave birth to her first child Maxwell Drew Johnson in May, previously postponed her 2011 nuptials to Johnson due to her unexpected pregnancy. Now, though it is reported that the couple is keen to wed before the end of 2012.