Perez Hilton Is A Father! 'Overjoyed' To Announce New Baby Boy

The blogger receives congratulation messages from celebrities

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Perez Hilton has made a surprise announcement that he is the proud father to a new baby boy. The openly gay celebrity blogger posted a photograph of himself with a little bundle wrapped in a blanket on Wednesday.

Along with the adorable snap the 34-year-old used his eponymous site to tell the world how proud and pleased he was with his little one though gave no details on the name, birth or biological mother.

"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!"

"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."

"My family is overjoyed at this newest and most cherished addition," he added.

Perez Hilton's Twitter was flooded with congratulation messages (Wenn)

Despite being less than kind to a number of celebs over the years, Perez, who's real name is Mario Lavanderia, received a stream of congratulations from stars.

With no indication that he was expecting a baby, his fans and celeb friends were quick to offer their support to the new dad. Celebs including Paris Hilton, Ricky Martin, Rosie O'Donnell, The Back Street Boys and Dita Von Tease were some of many to wish him well.

"Overwhelmed by your sweet messages of support! I keep bursting out in tears of joy! THANK YOU for sending us so much love!" tweeted Perez in response.

"Thank you again for baby well-wishes!"

Paris took to Twitter to say, "Congratulations @PerezHilton on your new son. Such exciting news, so happy for you! Love Paris (sic)."

Jenny McCarthy added: "Welcome to the club Perez Hilton Sooo happy for u! #babyperez (sic)"

Gossip Girl's Michelle Trachtenberg also got involved, posting, "OMG!! A huge congratulations to @Perez Hilton on becoming a first time daddy. Mazel tov papa bear, your cub will be so loved!! (sic)"