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Tuesday 18 June 2019

'From there it's downhill' - Kate Upton's husband Justin Verlander jokes wedding was the 'pinnacle' of his life, as couple confirm first pregnancy

Newlyweds are expecting their first child together

Kate, Photo via Instagram
Kate, Photo via Instagram

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Kate Upton's husband Justin Verlander has joked that after the couple's lavish Italian wedding 'it's all downhill'.

Of course it's been anything but downhill, with the happy couple confirming that they are expecting their first child together.

The 26-year-old model and the 35-year-old baseball star revealed their happy news with a photograph shared on Instagram this weekend, which showed model Kate looking radiant in a slick red suit while standing on a balcony of a room at the W South Beach hotel in Miami.

She captioned the image: "#PregnantinMiami @justinverlander [sunshineand loveheart emojis] (sic)"

Kate - who is currently in Miami for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit's Swim Week - has also posted the same message on her Twitter account.The blonde beauty married Justin in Italy in November last year, and the sports star previously opened up about their special day.

He recalled: "It was a very special moment. It was pretty storybook.

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"The moment the gates opened and I saw her walking down the aisle, I lost it. She looked so beautiful, and I had been looking forward to that day for a long time.

"All the emotions came to me, and it was everything I had imagined it would be and more."J

ustin admitted it was a moment he'll never forget, describing the American model as his "best friend".

He shared: "Being able to look out and see everyone that we love and her walking down the aisle was a very special moment that I'll never forget

Justin Verlander #35 of the Houston Astros celebrates with model Kate Upton and the MVP trophy after defeating the New York Yankees by a score of 4-0 to win Game Seven of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park on October 21, 2017
Justin Verlander #35 of the Houston Astros celebrates with model Kate Upton and the MVP trophy after defeating the New York Yankees by a score of 4-0 to win Game Seven of the American League Championship Series at Minute Maid Park on October 21, 2017
(L-R) Kate Upton, Justin Verlander, and Olivia Munn at the Dinner show of the #LEGENDARYFUTURE Roadshow 2018 New York on February 22, 2018. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Breitling)
Kate Upton attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
Kate Upton attending the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala 2018 in New York, USA. Ian West/PA Wire
Model Kate Upton attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2018 Launch Event at Magic Hour at Moxy Times Square on February 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
Kate Upton for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
Kate Upton arrives to the Premiere Of DIRECTV And Vertical Entertainment's "The Layover" at the ArcLight Hollywood on August 23, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
Kate Upton attends Michael Kors and Google Celebrate new MICHAEL KORS ACCESS Smartwatches at ArtBeam on September 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Michael Kors)

."I'm truly blessed to be able to share these experiences with my best friend, and all our close friends and family were there."

Justin and Kate started dating in 2014, and the baseball player has joked that his life would be "downhill" after his wedding day.

He said: "As my brother-in-law loves to point out at the wedding, it was pretty much the pinnacle of my life, and now from there, it's downhill!"

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