Britney Spears announces her pregnancy 

Britney Spears announces pregnancy, fiance Sam Asghari promises not to take fatherhood 'lightly'

Pop star Britney Spears announced on Tuesday that she and her fiance Sam Asghari are expecting. The soon-to-be-father also took to social media to celebrate the news.

Pop star BriThe singer, who got engaged to her longtime boyfriend Sam Asghari in September, shared the news on Instagram on Tuesdayhat she is expecting her third child.

The development comes months after Britney's 13-year-long conservatorship ended in November 2021

Britney has two sons--Sean Preston, 16, and Jayden James, 15, who she shares with ex-husband Kevin Federline

Britney, 40, who had previously expressed her desire to have a family with fiance Sam, said she had taken a pregnancy test after her partner teased her about being “food pregnant”

"So I got a pregnancy test … and uhhhhh well … I am having a baby,” she posted on the social media platform.

She said she "won't be going out as much" to avoid paparazzi photographers, adding that the pregnancy would likely be hard as she had previously gone through perinatal depression.