Rick Edwards becomes a dad for the first time
Rick Edwards has become a father for the first time.
The 43-year-old TV presenter and his wife Emer Kenny have welcomed a baby boy into the world, and Emer, 33, announced the happy news on her Instagram account.
Along with a beautiful photo of Rick holding his son, she wrote: "Some news! Rick and I have had a beautiful baby boy. He is just magic."
'EastEnders' actress Emer also shared an image of herself in bed cradling holding her newborn and sweetly kissing his cheek.
Rick also shared his baby news with his listeners on BBC Radio 5 Live.
He said on air: "I’m not just work shy, I haven’t just been off filming an exciting new television show – it’s actually better than that. Emer and I have had our first baby!’ he told his colleagues and listeners.
"He’s a beautiful, beautiful baby boy – it’s amazing. I’m really biased, but this guy is fantastic – hungry, and fantastic – and the three of us are just hanging out and getting to know each other.
Following Emer's post some of the couple's celebrity friends congratulated them on their baby news.
Comedian Katherine Ryan wrote: "That’s a long baby! CONGRATULATIONS."
'Strictly Come Dancing' star Ellie Taylor said: "Oh Emer!!! Huge congratulations dolly!!! Hope you’re feeling OK xxx."
'Bridgerton' actress Nicola Coughlan simply wrote: "Congratulations!"