Will.i.am Denies Recent Rumours Fergie Is Being Replaced In Black Eyed Peas

22 March 2013, 09:28 | Updated: 22 March 2013, 11:56

The '#ThatPower' rapper says it is completely "false" that Fergie is leaving the hip-hop group.

Will.i.am has denied recent media rumours that Fergie was set to be replaced in Black Eyed Peas when the group makes its return.

The 'This Is Love' rapper, who is currently promoting his solo material after the group went on hiatus, says claims the band's female singer was set to leave the group are completely false.

"The rumours on @Fergie being replaced are so false @PerezHilton & @TMZNEWSS is the furthest from the truth #BEP4ever #fergieROCKS #family," Will.i.am tweeted this week to deny the reports.

Fergie and husband Josh Duhamel recently announced they are expecting their first child together, sparking rumours this week that she may not return to the 'I Gotta Feeling' four-piece.

Check out a picture of Fergie on tour with the Black Eyed Peas below (Credit: PA Photos):

Last week will.i.am arrived at Capital to give a surprise premiere to his brand new single '#ThatPower', which features Justin Bieber and was released this week.

Will.i.am is set to release his new solo album '#willpower', featuring guest appearances from the likes of Britney Spears, Lil Wayne and Nicole Scherzinger, on 23rd April.