| 12.4°C Dublin

Single dad Perez Hilton welcomes second child

Close

Perez Hilton entering the Celebrity Big Brother house at the start of the latest series of the Channel 5 programme at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood.

Perez Hilton entering the Celebrity Big Brother house at the start of the latest series of the Channel 5 programme at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood.

PA

Perez Hilton entering the Celebrity Big Brother house at the start of the latest series of the Channel 5 programme at Elstree Studios, Borehamwood.

Controversial blogger and reality star Perez Hilton has welcomed his second child, born via surrogate.

The 37-year-old revealed the news on his popular blog as he shared an image of his newborn baby's foot.

Close

The journalist declined to say whether his second child was a boy or girl.

The former Celebrity Big Brother contestant is already a father to a 2-year-old son named Mario.

Close

Mario was born via a surrogate carrying a donor egg in 2013.

"Family is everything to me. This is what I dreamed of and live for," Perez has said repeatedly.

Close

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23:  Blogger Perez Hilton attends Logo TV's "Trailblazers" at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on June 23, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Logo TV)

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23: Blogger Perez Hilton attends Logo TV's "Trailblazers" at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on June 23, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Logo TV)

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23: Blogger Perez Hilton attends Logo TV's "Trailblazers" at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on June 23, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Logo TV)

Announcing the news on his entertainment website, Hilton wrote:

"It is with great pride and relief that I can finally announce: I am a dad again!"

Close

Perez, his mother and his son Mario

The road to this birth has been a difficult journey, quite different from the first time, and my son and I are overjoyed at this happy and healthy addition to our family.

Every child is a blessing and this Mother's Day was extra blessed for me and my mother!"

Online Editors