It'll be a girl and a boy for gay
dads-to-be Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, celebrity glossy Us
Openly gay actor Harris tweeted to his
thousands of followers Saturday that the couple is expecting twins.
“So, get this: David and I are
expecting twins this fall,” he messaged. “We're super
“Hoping the press can respect our
privacy...” he added.
An unnamed source told Us
Weekly that the couple will welcome a son and a daughter via
surrogate in the fall. Harris and celebrity chef Burtka entered a
domestic partnership in 2004.
Thirty-seven-year-old Harris is the
leading man of CBS' How I Met Your Mother. In the situation
comedy he plays heterosexual sex hound Barney.
Four years ago, after much prodding
from celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, Harris announced he's gay. He
said he's known about his sexuality since he was fourteen.
Harris has been nominated for three
Emmy Awards for his work on How I Met Your Mother and a guest
appearance on the Fox musical comedy hit Glee.