White Stripes Jack White and model wife Karen Elson expecting

11/26/2005 at 07:15 PM ET

Jackwhite Karenelson October 7th: Per the Boston Herald, rocker Jack White has announced to family in Michigan that he and his wife of four months, model Karen Elson, are expecting their first child in the spring.

Jack was previously married to White Stripes bandmate Meg White, whose last name he took upon their marriage. How’s that for untraditional!

Source: Boston Herald

Thanks to CBB readers Sara and Ally.

Update: CBB reader Angela read a confirmation in her new Star Magazine from Karen’s rep. It says that The couple is "deliriously happy" about the pregnancy, that they are unaware of the baby’s gender, and they have not yet discussed possible baby names.

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Danielle, CBB Editor on

Well, THAT explains why they got married!

If Renee had stuck with him, maybe she’d be pregnant now.

Melissa on

I could see news like this devastating Renee Zellweger. I’m only speculating here, but I really think she wanted to marry and start a family with Jack. That may have had something to do with the spur-of-the-moment decision to marry Kenny Chesney. I watched Cold Mountain again last night, and when Ruby and Georgia (Renee and Jack) had their little family at the end, I thought that probably was what Renee really envisioned her life being like – married to Jack with children. I guess congrats to Jack and Karen.

Corriev on

Looks like he could be in a Target ad with all of that red and white!🙂

Autumn on

Does anyone know when the baby is due? Many fans are curious about that, and can’t wait to see more pics of pregnant Karen as well.

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