Jennifer Love Hewitt's Secret Marriage & Baby Birth: Twitter Congratulates Star On Autumn James Hallisay's Arrival

Messages of congratulations have been flooding in for Jennifer Love Hewitt on Twitter since it was revealed that she has not only tied the knot but also become a first-time mother.

The former Ghost Whisperer actress's representative revealed the double-whammy of news in a baby birth announcement that referred to Brian Hallisay as her "husband".

Speaking to Us Weekly, they said: "Jennifer Love Hewitt and her husband Brian Hallisay are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter. Autumn James Hallisay was born on November 26."

Jennifer Love-Hewitt and Brian Hallisay are parents (WENN)

Hewitt herself has not posted to Twitter since she plugged Glee star Robert Ulrich's Kickstarter campaign on November 26 - presumably just hours before she gave birth. But when she does return to the social networking platform, she'll see her Mentions flooded with loving messages from fans - a couple of them famous faces.

Ellen DeGeneres and Mario Lopez have been among those tweeting their love for the star, the latter joking that she must have had a "busy couple days".

Check out just a handful of the supportive tweets below.

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