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Neil Patrick Harris to be father to twins

August 16, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Actor Neil Patrick Harris and his longtime partner David Burtka are going to welcome twins this fall.The "How I Met Your Mother" star took to his Twitter account over the weekend to announce, "David and I are expecting twins this fall. We're super excited/nervous/thrilled."

Reports indicate that the babies will be carried by a surrogate, but the actor has not confirmed that detail.

Harris is nominated for three Emmys this year.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.