'Bachelor in Paradise' stars Carly Waddell and Evan Bass expecting first child: 'Obviously we wasted no time'


There's a new addition to Bachelor Nation!

Bachelor in Paradise stars Evan Bass and Carly Waddell are expecting their first child together, Bass confirmed to ET on Sunday.

"We are beyond excited for this baby to join our family! " Bass said in a statement. "We wanted to have children quickly and obviously we wasted no time :) My boys are so excited to 'guard and protect' this little one and welcome him/her to the tribe!"

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Bass is already a father to three boys from a previous relationship. He proposed to Waddell during the season three finale of Bachelor in Paradise, and the parents-to-be were married in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico in June, in a ceremony officiated by Bachelor host Chris Harrison.

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Waddell told ET back in January, "I was really nervous going home after Paradise because I was like, 'What is my life going to be like? Are the kids going to like me?'" she admitted. "It's just been so easy. The boys were so kind to me from the moment I met them, and it's gotten better and better and better. We all really love each other."

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 02: Reality television personalities Evan Bass and Carly Waddell attend 'The Bachelor' Charity Premiere Party in support of SheLift and Globe-athon at Sycamore Tavern on January 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (L-R) Evan Bass and Carly Waddell from TV show The Bachelor take photos on carpet for Unlikely Heroes hosts, Night of Freedom, A Tribute to the Legend George Michael at City Winery Nashville on May 2, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Unlikely Heroes)
NASHVILLE, TN - MAY 02: (L-R) Bachelor couple Carly Waddell and Evan Bass take photos for Unlikely Heroes hosts, Night of Freedom, A Tribute to the Legend George Michael at City Winery Nashville on May 2, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Unlikely Heroes)
BACHELOR IN PARADISE - In 'Episode 306B,' which airs TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), the story picks up as one panicked bachelor voices his concerns to a devastated bachelorette, leaving her fearful going into the final rose ceremony. One vulnerable bachelorette worries that her reserved guy may not reciprocate her feelings of love going into the all-important day. The couples arrive to the final rose ceremony where the possibility of happily ever after is just ahead of them. Who will leave their time in Paradise engaged and ready to start their next chapter and who will leave with their heart broken? (Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images) CARLY WADDELL, EVAN BASS
BACHELOR IN PARADISE - Current 'Bachelor in Paradise' contestants Josh, Amanda, Carly, Evan, Jen, Grant and Lace are panelists on the season finale of ABC's hit after-show 'Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise,' on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), following 'Bachelor in Paradise.' (Richard Harbaugh/ABC via Getty Images) SEAN LOWE, MICHELLE COLLINS, JOSH MURRAY, AMANDA STANTON, CARLY WADDELL, EVAN BASS, LACE MORRIS, GRANT KEMP, NIKKI GLASER
BACHELOR IN PARADISE - In 'Episode 306B,' which airs TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), the story picks up as one panicked bachelor voices his concerns to a devastated bachelorette, leaving her fearful going into the final rose ceremony. One vulnerable bachelorette worries that her reserved guy may not reciprocate her feelings of love going into the all-important day. The couples arrive to the final rose ceremony where the possibility of happily ever after is just ahead of them. Who will leave their time in Paradise engaged and ready to start their next chapter and who will leave with their heart broken? (Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images) EVAN BASS, CARLY WADDELL
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - SEPTEMBER 06: Evan Bass (L) and Carly Waddell visit 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on September 6, 2016 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
BACHELOR IN PARADISE - 'Episode 306A' - In the gorgeous resort town of Sayulita, Mexico, the drama continues for the hopeful contestants in the two-night season finale of the highly anticipated 'Bachelor in Paradise,' MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT). (Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images) JENNIFER SAVIANO, LAUREN HIMLE, EVAN BASS, CARLY WADDELL
BACHELOR IN PARADISE - In 'Episode 306B,' which airs TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), the story picks up as one panicked bachelor voices his concerns to a devastated bachelorette, leaving her fearful going into the final rose ceremony. One vulnerable bachelorette worries that her reserved guy may not reciprocate her feelings of love going into the all-important day. The couples arrive to the final rose ceremony where the possibility of happily ever after is just ahead of them. Who will leave their time in Paradise engaged and ready to start their next chapter and who will leave with their heart broken? (Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images) CARLY WADDELL, EVAN BASS
BACHELOR IN PARADISE - In 'Episode 306B,' which airs TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), the story picks up as one panicked bachelor voices his concerns to a devastated bachelorette, leaving her fearful going into the final rose ceremony. One vulnerable bachelorette worries that her reserved guy may not reciprocate her feelings of love going into the all-important day. The couples arrive to the final rose ceremony where the possibility of happily ever after is just ahead of them. Who will leave their time in Paradise engaged and ready to start their next chapter and who will leave with their heart broken? (Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images) EVAN BASS, CARLY WADDELL
BACHELOR IN PARADISE - 'Episode 305A' - The excitement continues for the hopeful contestants in the gorgeous town of Sayulita, Mexico, after the dramatic cliffhanger, on the next episode of the highly anticipated 'Bachelor in Paradise,' MONDAY, AUGUST 29 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT). (Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images) EVAN BASS, CARLY WADDELL
BACHELOR IN PARADISE - 'Episode 305A' - The excitement continues for the hopeful contestants in the gorgeous town of Sayulita, Mexico, after the dramatic cliffhanger, on the next episode of the highly anticipated 'Bachelor in Paradise,' MONDAY, AUGUST 29 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT). (Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images) EVAN BASS, CARLY WADDELL
BACHELOR IN PARADISE - 'Episode 306A' - In the gorgeous resort town of Sayulita, Mexico, the drama continues for the hopeful contestants in the two-night season finale of the highly anticipated 'Bachelor in Paradise,' MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT). (Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images) EVAN BASS, CARLY WADDELL, AMANDA STANTON
BACHELOR IN PARADISE - 'Episode 306A' - In the gorgeous resort town of Sayulita, Mexico, the drama continues for the hopeful contestants in the two-night season finale of the highly anticipated 'Bachelor in Paradise,' MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT). (Rick Rowell/ABC via Getty Images) CARLY WADDELL, EVAN BASS
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And more kids have always been the plan, with Waddell also revealing to ET that they're planning on "two or three" in a couple years.

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There's something in the air for Bachelor alumni, because Waddell recently attended the baby shower of another former contestant, Jade Roper.

For more on the happy couple, watch the video below!

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