Clay Aiken is reportedly going to be a father.

The mother is Aiken's 40-something best friend Jaymes Foster — a record producer whose L.A. home he stays at when he is in town, reported.

Due in late August, Foster divorced a few years back and does not have kids, the Web site reported. She has produced several of the 29-year-old "American Idol" star's CDs.

Foster was artificially inseminated, but Clay will reportedly play an active role in raising the child, according to

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