The Black Eyed Peas indefinite hiatus -- which will be capped with a farewell concert at Sun Life Stadium November 23
-- now has a more definite cause. According to rapper Taboo, his bandmate and National Anthem specialist
Fergie wants to get pregnant and start a family with husband Josh Duhamel, and taking some time off gives her the space she needs for children.
"The Black Eyed Peas taking a little break is something that we respect
and we all agreed upon," Taboo exclusively told New Times
. "We have to respect Ferg. Ferg is our sister. She
definitely wants to have a family, and we're happy for her."
Updated: Will.i.am is using this extra time to go solo, and has recorded a track with Mick Jagger and Jennifer Lopez
The rest of our conversation with Taboo will come later this month as the group's final show for a long time approaches, but we thought it worthwhile to share the parts that discuss Fergie's entrance into diapers and motherhood -- a topic that completely took us off guard. Based upon what Taboo says, Fergie and Josh don't have a baby on the way just yet, but it could be quite soon. More »