Showbiz blogger Perez Hilton has revealed he is now a father by posting a photo and touching message on his website.
The showbiz newshound, whose real name is Mario Lavandeira, shared the surprising news with his followers in a blog titled “a very important message from Perez”.
The pic shows Perez cradling his newborn son wrapped in a blanket, accompanied by the message,
“I am ready to announce that earlier this month I was blessed with the birth of my first child, a beautiful and healthy baby boy – with lots of hair on his tiny head!
“My family is overjoyed at this newest and most cherished addition. I am so humbled to welcome this little man into my life. And I am honored and ready for the challenge of guiding him through his”
Celebrity fans have been quick to share their congratulations via Twitter, with pregnant Holly Madison saying, “wow! Congratulations!”, Ricky Martin tweeting, “Hey!!! Congratulations Mr. I am very happy for you! Love and light!” and celeb mamas Katie Price, Emma Bunton and Dannii Minogue all offering their best wishes.
It seems fatherhood have already softened the famously sarky writer, who tweeted back, “I can’t stop crying! Every time someone Tweets me “Congrats Dad” or “Daddy” the tears just start streaming! #PoppaPerez”