I'm betting she is very happy she does not have to bang old Billy anymore.She mustve gotten a lot of dough in their divorce 'I'm really happy for them': Katie Lee speaks out about ex-husband Billy Joel, 65, expecting a baby with his girlfriend Alexis Katie Lee only had kind words when asked about ex-husband Billy Joel recently announcing his much younger girlfriend was pregnant. 'I'm really happy for them. He's a great guy, he deserves all the happiness in the world, and he's a terrific father so I'm really really happy,' said Katie who was married to Joel from 2004 to 2009. Scroll down for video Still close: Katie Lee during an interview with Extra on Wednesday said she was happy for ex-husband Billy Joel who recently announced his girlfriend was pregnant 'We're really close. He will always be in my life, and I think he's just the greatest,' Katie added. A representative for Joel announced on Tuesday that he and girlfriend Alexis Roderick, 33, were expecting their first child together this summer. 'The couple, together since 2009, opted to keep any further details of her pregnancy under wraps until their new addition makes an official debut,' the rep's statement said. Happy news: Billy, 65, and his girlfriend Alexis Roderick, 33, (pictured here in October last year in New York City) are expecting a child together this summer Good times: Katie also talked to Extra host AJ Calloway about her new cookbook and the Emmy nomination of her Food Network show The Kitchen Formerly married: Billy and Katie are shown together in May 2009 in New York City Joel also has 29-year-old singer/songwriter daughter Alexa Ray Joel with his ex-wife Christie Brinkley. Alexis is a former financial adviser for the investment bank Morgan Stanley and began dating the Piano Man singer after the pair met at a restaurant almost five years ago. Joel has been married three times with former marriages to Elizabeth Weber (1973-1982), Christie Brinkley (1985-1994) and most recently Katie.