Naomi Campbell announces she's welcomed a baby at the age of 50

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Photo credit: James Devaney
Photo credit: James Devaney

Supermodel Naomi Campbell has announced she's become a first-time mother at the age of 50.

Naomi shared the happy news on her Instagram, posting a picture of her hands cradling the baby girl's feet and writing: "A beautiful little blessing has chosen me to be her mother.

"So honoured to have this gentle soul in my life there are no words to describe the lifelong bond that I now share with you my angel. There is no greater love."

Photo credit: @naomi - Instagram
Photo credit: @naomi - Instagram

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Naomi's famous friends from the showbiz world rushed to congratulate her, with designer Marc Jacobs writing: "Oh my God!!!!! Today is the day?? How absolutely incredible. How lucky she is and how lucky you are! What a wonderful Mother you will be. Blessings all around."

Donatella Versace commented: "Naomi, today I go from being sista to auntie!! I am so so so happy for you and I can't WAIT to meet her!! Lots and lots of love, Donatella and Allegra."

Guardians of the Galaxy's Zoe Saldana shared: "Oh my goodness congrats lady! What a blessing!!! and Kerry Washington added: "A love unlike ANY other. Congratulations Mama."

Photo credit: Kevin Tachman for amFAR
Photo credit: Kevin Tachman for amFAR

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The happy news was also shared by Naomi's mother Valerie, who posted the photo of her daughter and granddaughter on Instagram and wrote: "Congratulations to my daughter Naomi on the birth of her daughter, I'm beyond thrilled as I've waited a long time to be grandmother."

Speaking about her plans to become a mother to Vogue in 2018, Naomi said: "I'd love to have kids. I don't discount anything in life. I love kids and always will. When I'm around children, I become a child myself. That's the little girl I don't ever want to lose."

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