Danish Crown Princess Mary expecting twins

The 38 year old’s third and fourth children with Crown Prince Frederik, the heir to the thrown, are due in January (11), a representative for the royal court has announced.

In a statement, the spokesperson says, “Their Royal Highnesses the Crown Prince and Crown Princess have the great pleasure to announce that the Crown Princess is expecting twins.

“The birth is expected to take place at the Rigshospitalet (hospital in Copenhagen) in the course of the month of January, 2011.”

The couple, which wed in 2004, already has two kids – Prince Christian, four, and Princess Isabella, three.