After meeting and falling in love during “Bachelor in Paradise,” Carly Waddell and husband Evan Bass are expecting their first child together. The couple was also married in front of BIP cameras– expected to air during this season’s show.
“We are so happy to be expanding our family as we welcome Baby Bass in 2018,” the couple says in a statement to PEOPLE.
Carly shared the news to Instagram, saying, “SECRET IS OUT GUYS!!!! Evan and I are SO EXCITED to announce we are HAVING A BABY!!! What a beautiful, wonderful, wild year it has been and the adventure continues Feb 2018!”
Evan and Carly were married by Chris Harrison in Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta resort near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, in June. In a statement to People, the couple shared, “There was no better way to celebrate the start of our forever journey together,” the added. “The setting, in a garden overlooking the ocean, created a stunning visual that I don’t think anyone will forget. Evan’s children delivered heartfelt and hysterical speeches that had everyone laughing and crying simultaneously. The love from Bachelor Nation has been overwhelming and we are so grateful to all who helped make this day amazing.”
The couple resides in Nashville. This will be the first child for the pair. Evan has three children from a previous marriage.