Former JLS singer Oritsé announces he is going to be a dad

JLS star Oritsé has announced that he will become a father for the first time.

The singer took to Twitter to reveal the happy news that his girlfriend Aimee Jade is pregnant with the couple's first child.

Oritsé posted a photo of his girlfriend showing off her blossoming baby bump as she leans against him.

Aimee was quick to retweet the photo, adding, "@oritse and our lil legend!!!!! Words cant describe how I feel!!! Love u xxx".

The news comes not long after his bandmate revealed that he was to become a dad too. JB Gill and his new wife Chloe were thrilled to be expecting when they shared their joy on the micro-blogging website on May 31.

Earlier in May JB and Chloe spoke to HELLO! magazine about getting married in a traditional ceremony on the Isle of Bute – and gave an exclusive interview about their big day to accompany some stunning pictures.

Oritsé and Aimee

Speaking about why they chose a church ceremony, JB told the magazine: "Chloe and I are both traditional in our views and our values. For me, marriage is the union of a man and a woman before God, so it meant a lot to us to have a proper church service with hymns."

The pair dated for six years after meeting on the X Factor - where JLS first found fame - and officially moved in together after their ceremony, having lived apart prior to the wedding.