louis tomlinson baby news

Congratulations are in order for One Direction singer, Louis Tomlinson, on the birth of his son. He and Los Angeles-based stylist, Briana Jungwirth, welcomed a baby boy on Friday. Tomlinson shared the big news, and couldn’t contain his excitement in a series of tweets about becoming a dad.

“I’m pleased to say my baby son was born yesterday πŸ™‚ ? He is healthy and pretty amazing πŸ™‚ I’m very happy!!”

He shared a photo and the little guy’s name with the world, sharing this sweet tweet.

1/21/16. Freddie Reign. Love of my lifeπŸ’™

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Jungwirth and Tomlinson dated briefly last May, and have become close throughout the pregnancy, but are not currently a couple. “Louis is happy and very excited about becoming a dad and he thinks Briana will be an amazing mother,” a friend of the pair reportedly told People at the time. “It was a surprise at first, but he and Briana are very, very close friends and this has brought them even closer. She shared the touching photo featured above, on Instagram announcing Freddie’s arrival.

Best wishes to the new parents and welcome to the world little Freddie!