Surprise — American Idol contestant Kelsie Dolin is pregnant with her first child.
On Thursday, March 24, the 18-year-old aspiring singer revealed that she is expecting her first child later this year.
“Y’all!! I’ve been keeping a little secret…” Dolin teased on Instagram alongside a photo of a sonogram. She also added a photo of her growing baby bump with a caption that reads, “little ones growing!!!!!!”
The West Virginia native went on to unveil that she will welcome a baby boy in August.
“I’m having a baby and, It’s a…. BOY!!! Can’t wait to meet baby carter!!! August 8th!!💕💕” Dolin continued.
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After the exciting news was shared by Dolin, several of her Idol cohorts, including HunterGirl, Sam Moss, Livvy Love, Kaylin Roberson, Sarah Beth Taite and more congratulated her.
“Congratulations !! 💙💙💙,” Huntergirl commented.
“KELSIE 🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰 Been wondering about you. Awe your boy gets the sweetest mama! Welcome to the cool mom club 😎,” Moss wrote. Roberson then added, “Ohhhh so exciting Kelsie!”
“Congrats Kelsie!!! 💙💙💙,” Taite shared.
The expectant mother has been a standout contestant throughout Idol so far, with performances of Adele’s “When We Were Young,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Piece By Piece” and Lainey Wilson’s chart-topping hit, “Things A Man Oughta Know.”
Dolin will make a special appearance to meet fans and Idol viewers at Midtown Grocery & Deli, a locally owned grocery store in West Virginia, on Saturday, April, 2 at 6:30pm.
American Idol airs every Sunday and Monday at 8/7c EST on ABC.