Jonathan Knight is opening up about his journey to start out a household.
Showing on fellow boybander Lance Bass‘ new podcast, Lance Bass Presents: Frosted Suggestions, the New Youngsters on the Block singer conversed with the host about trying to start families as gay men.
Knight, 54, revealed that he and husband Harley Rodriguez have beforehand made makes an attempt at rising their household.
“We tried it. We went by means of the journey for about 5 years, and it simply did not occur for us,” he advised Bass and visitor co-host Joey Fatone.
He added, “Going by means of the method, like, ‘As we speak’s the day the eggs are being [transferred], you are so excited, and also you’re so glad. After which, you realize, every week later it is like, ‘No, you are you are again to sq. one.'”
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Bass acknowledged that his journey additionally took about 5 years and that the couple went by means of 10 donors.
“Nobody understands that emotional journey,” the previous *NSYNC star shared. “As a result of, you realize, it took us nearly 5 years to have our youngsters and I do not know what number of occasions y’all had been in a position to get pregnant, however we had been pregnant, you realize, just a few years in the past with twins and misplaced one at three weeks and one at six weeks.”
“I imply, we went by means of 10 completely different donors, we weren’t pregnant 10 occasions, however you realize, if you decide a donor, the feelings that undergo that,” Bass acknowledged, including, “so each time one wouldn’t work, it is similar to it is so miserable.”
He continued, “You are like, ‘God, we’ve to start out over once more,’ and if this did not occur this final time, I do not suppose we might have gone for it once more. I did suppose that was the universe saying you realize what, you are not imagined to have youngsters,” later including, “however you realize, you are meant to have what you are meant to have.”
Paul Marotta/Getty Jonathan Knight and Harley Rodriguez
Bass and husband Michael Turchin who wed in 2014, welcomed twins Alexander and Violet via surrogate in October 2021.
Knight and his longtime love quietly tied the knot, they first revealed to Entertainment Tonight, in August.
“However everyone simply assumed we’re married, so, I by no means say sure or no ‘trigger I do not wanna lie,” he added within the interview.
Whereas the couple is formally hitched, they hadn’t celebrated on the time but because of the pandemic, ET reported.
The previous teen heartthrob — who shot to fame within the late ’80s along with his bandmates, youthful brother Jordan, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg and Danny Wooden — was first launched to Rodriguez again in 2008.
After getting engaged in 2016, the pair started planning their wedding ceremony, with sights set on tying the knot in 2021, earlier than delaying the nuptials because of COVID considerations.