Excited: Strictlys Gorka Marquez gets candid about impending fatherhood

Strictly's Gorka Marquez is getting ready to step into the shoes of ''Dad'' for the first time.

The pro dancer is expecting his first child with his girlfriend, Gemma Atkinson.

And the 28-year-old is so excited for the arrival.

He told HELLO! magazine, ''I am ready. Gemma is feeling very well and I am very excited."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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He revealed how hard tough it was to not be with her. 

He said, ''I just miss her because I love being with her. She is my best friend, so I miss her around me."

Gemma sparked rumours that she was expecting twins after she posted a snap of her ultrasound scan on Instagram.

She captioned it, ''Still in my tummy kicking away. Making me knackered and giving me way more cellulite than usual but already has the exact same nose and mouth as their dad @gorka_marquez. How is this fair???"

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Her use of 'their' convinced fans that she was expecting twins, but others made the point that she probably didn't want to reveal the baby's gender.

The pair announced they were expecting their first baby together in February, and the former Emmerdale star has documented her pregnancy on social media.

We are so excited for the couple and we can't wait to see them embrace parenthood. 

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