More good news for the winner of the mirror ball trophy on “Dancing With the Stars”. J.R. Martinez told People magazine that he is going to be a father because his girlfriend Diana Gonzalez-Jones is pregnant. The couple is now expecting their first child who is due to show up next spring. Read the full article to find out J.R. Martinez’s declaration.
The 28-year-old actor told reporters that he is very excited to be a dad for the first time. He went with his girlfriend Diana to the doctor and they found out that their first baby is going to be a girl. The baby bump is already visible, according to Martinez, and “it’s the cutest thing ever”. Martinez further added that becoming a father is the greatest Christmas gift he could ever receive.
Martinez met Gonzalez in 2008 on the set of the American soap opera “All My Children”. He was playing his part when somebody introduced him to Gonzalez who, back then, was the assistant of the soap’s executive producer. They didn’t get romantically involved immediately. They remained good friends until last year when they decided to take their friendship to the next level.
Speaking about their relationship, Gonzales-Jones stated that they decided to give it a try because they liked spending time together. Their friendship has always been very strong so they get along very well as a couple. They didn’t even need an adjustment period because they knew each other very well.
The Iraq war vet declared that 2011 was a great year for him. The actor did not only win the mirror ball trophy, but he also fell in love with his best friend. Just as they were wondering how could the year 2012 top 2011, the couple found out that they were going to have a baby. Martinez and Gonzalez-Jones both described their first baby as a true blessing.
His career life seems to be blossoming, as well. The former veteran turned actor told reporters at People that he will serve as Grand Marshal of the 2012 Tournament of Roses Parade on January 2.