Baby on the way! After weeks of speculation,

The actor confirmed the news during an interview with the Breakfast Club on Thursday, November 17.

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Us Weekly, in an exclusive report, revealed that the former beauty queen was pregnant, with speculations that Cannon could be the father.

The TV host revealed his excitement at becoming a father again. When asked if he was the father of the unborn child, he said,

“Who said it wasn’t mine? I’ve got a baby on the way … absolutely … God said be fruitful and multiply."

He adds jokingly, “I’m doing the Lord’s work … everybody get a baby! I’m passing them out.”

This will be Cannon's third child as he is already father to 5-year-old twins, Monroe and Moroccan from his ex-wife, Mariah Carey.

The 28-year-old, a Guamanian-American actress and former Miss Arizona USA, is reportedly six months into her pregnancy.

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The 'America’s Got Talent' host, 36, and Bell dated off and on since his split from Carey in December 2014.

Meanwhile, Carey and Cannon just finalised their divorce last month.