Mindy McCready not pregnant with twins, gives birth to son Zayne April 9

Mindy McCready in 2010

Back in November troubled country singer Mindy McCready announced she was expecting twins, but she revealed today that she gave birth to only one child, son Zayne, on April 9.

“At the time of the initial announcement surrounding Mindy’s pregnancy,” Mindy’s rep tells E! News, “in consideration of her size, Mindy was certain she was carrying twins; a misinterpreted sonogram seemed to support her feelings and excitement.”

Mindy and Zayne’s father, David Wilson, issued a statement earlier today. “Zayne is truly a blessing and a joy,” they said. “It was a long and trying pregnancy; we’re so happy he’s here. There are no words to convey how happy we are.”

The news comes five months after McCready, who spent a season on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, was accused of kidnapping her other son, Zander (6), from her parents (Zander’s legal guardians) in Florida. Mindy and Zander were later found hiding in a closet in a home in Arkansas believed to belong to McCready’s boyfriend.

She later seemed happy with the judge’s decision in a child-welfare hearing in December, saying she was “a happy girl right now.” The court case was sealed so she couldn’t reveal specifics, but she texted “WE WON!!! ZAN STAYS,” to HLN’s Jane Velez Mitchell later that night. “I love Judge Harrod, I’ll tell you that,” she said. “He’s a good man.”

I really hope Mindy has her act together – for her sake, but especially for the sake of her two boys.

As far as the twins thing and the “misinterpreted sonogram,” is that something that happens often? I don’t have a lot of experience with pregnancies, but I’ve never heard of anything like that before.
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Top photo: Mindy McCready in 2010 (Credit: Judy Eddy / WENN.com)

  • stacey

    I’ve NEVER heard of this either. Very strange , I just don’t see how that could possibly happen. The doctor would have been checking at every drs appointment that both heartbeats were there. They had to have figured out before giving birth that there was only one in there.

  • Thelma

    “Mindy and Zayne’s father, David Wilson” This definitely sound like Mindy and Zayne have the same dad, FYI

    • Sarah

      I thought the same thing!

  • LaDy

    There’s something call vanishing twin, when an early ultrasound shows a set of twins, but then one twin absorbs the other, kinda. Though you know before the end of the first trimester what number of babies you’re pregnant with, usually.

  • Kitt

    I was told up until I was almost 30 weeks that I was having twins with my first pregnancy, turned out that we only had the one little boy.

    I don’t understand how doctors can screw something like that up, especially so far into the pregnancy but it does happen.

  • Sarachka

    I don’t really see how a competent doctor can get this wrong! You have very detailed scans where they’ll take measurements so they’d need to do that for both babies, plus each antenatal appointment they’d listen to both heartbeats etc. I think she must have just been attention seeking kinda thing. Esp as the statement says she thought she was havig twins due to the size of her bump. I don’t know who she is bc I live in the UK but sounds like she lives a bit of a hectic lifestyle.

  • Sarah

    She was probably hoping for publicity and/or money/gifts if people thought she was having twins.

  • Mandy

    She thought because of her “size” that she was having twins?! Well, that’s scientific. I think it’s more like alcohol dementia.

  • its1999

    She is one odd cookie… to say the least… the very least!