On May 11, former Morning Musume member Yaguchi Mari uploaded a video onto her YouTube channel 'Yaguchi Mari to Tejima Yu no YaguTeji Channel' announcing her second pregnancy.
At the beginning of the video, Yaguchi reported, "To all of the reporters and viewers, I, Yaguchi Mari, have been blessed with my second baby." She went on to reveal that she is due sometime this fall.
Yaguchi said, "I will take care of myself, and since we are still in the coronavirus pandemic, I have to keep that in mind and do my best to overcome in order to deliver a healthy baby. Please continue to support me."
Later, she surprised Tejima Yu with the good news. "I'm going to cry, I'm so happy," Tejima expressed.
Yaguchi remarried a former model in March of 2018 after dating for four years. They had their first baby, a son, in August of 2019. Congratulations!