Rhett becomes father again
Monday, August 14, 2017
– Thomas Rhett became a father again.
The singer posted the news on Instagram with a picture of his wife, Lauren, and new-born daughter.
The couple adopted a boy from Tanzania earlier this year and found out as well about the pregnancy.
"It was truly the most amazing thing I have ever experienced," Rhett said on Instagram. "I can't believe that we have two daughters!! My wife labored almost 36 hours. She is by far the strongest human being I have ever met and I have a newfound respect for moms around the world. We are so excited that Willa Gray has a baby sister! Thank you Lord and everyone for the prayers."
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