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VIDEO: Melissa Rycroft Calls Pregnancy A "Wonderful Surprise"


Jul. 28 2010, Published 9:11 a.m. ET

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It looks like Melissa Rycroft really has found her fairytale ending, and has details.

Rycroft - who was famously dumped by Bachelor Jason Mesnick on live television only to later find true love - is pregnant.

"It was a shock. We weren't even trying," Rycroft tells the brand new issue of US Weekly, which was first to report the news.

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"It's the most wonderful surprise in the world," she added. "It's such a blessing."

Melissa also announced the news during her appearance as a correspondent on Good Morning America.  (Watch video below)

After being publicly humiliated by Mesnick, Rycroft, 27, rekindled her relationship with her ex-boyfriend, Tye Strickland, 29, an insurance agent.

They married last December.

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The busy Rycroft also tells Us that having a baby was the last thing on her mind. "He wanted the kids right away, and I was laughing at him going, 'No, not ready!", she said.

"He's actually cried more than I have," she tells Us. "Tye is caring, he's funny. He's going to be a great dad."

Melissa Rycroft Is New Good Morning America Correspondent

Rycroft followed up her stint on The Bachelor by taking a twirl on Dancing With The Stars and joining Good Morning America as a special correspondent.    For her next TV gig, she'll be co-hosting the new ABC reality show, Bachelor Pad, which debuts August 9.

The couple recently purchased a home near Dallas. She's due in Febuary.



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