Gilbert announces pregnancy
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
– Brantley Gilbert and his wife, Amber, are expecting.
"We've had such a hard time keeping a secret," Gilbert said. "But the doctors wanted us to wait past the first trimester. So here we are."
The baby is due Nov. 17, according to a People story.
The pregnancy did not come easily for the couple who married in 2015. "We'd been to see a fertility specialist, and two different folks that told me it would be close to a miracle if it happened without IVF," Gilbert said. "I'm not much of a quitter, but I was really, really frustrated."
Gilbert kicks off the summer leg of his The Devil Don't Sleep tour in Tampa on June 2 at the Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheater. He'll be hitting the southeast and midwest through the fall.
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