British Olympic diver Tom Daley and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, who announced they were having a child last February, have announced the birth of their son Robert Ray Black-Daley. 2 May 2019, 14:46. The Olympic diver Tom Daley and his husband, Dustin Lance Black, have become parents to a baby boy. It's the most wonderful time for a beer! Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Dustin Lance Black: ‘I have incredibly sensitive hearing. Tom Daley and husband Dustin took their son Robbie Ray out in London (Image: SplashNews.com) Tom Daley and his husband Dustin Lance Black made a rare outing with their adorable newborn son … On Saturday, Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black announced the birth of their son, Robert Ray, in a short statement printed in the Times newspaper. 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Today’s Holiday Tune: Bette Midler performs lovely version of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” Morning Round-Up: Timothée Chalamet; Dionne Warwick; Allison Mack; Don Lemon; Mike Pence. (sic). Surrogacy is legal in the UK, but the law prevents commercial arrangements, meaning it is illegal to advertise for a surrogate mother or pay her more than 'reasonable expenses'. Olympic swimmer Tom Daley has confirmed that neither himself nor his husband Dustin Lance Black know which of them is the biological father of their unborn child. He went on: 'But we love this country, this country is home for us. The comments below have been moderated in advance. “That’s not just our instincts, that’s listening to the advice from people born of surrogacy. Absolutely. The Olympic diver and his screenwriting partner confirmed the news … “The things that I used to find incredibly embarrassing about how he used to act have taught me not to care what anyone else thinks. These extinguish the status of the surrogate mother and grant parental status to the couple. Tom Daley And Dustin Lance Black Welcome A Son, Robert Ray. 'So we are going to take this incredibly difficult route to raise our child here. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Dustin Lance Black and Tom Daley with son Robbie, | On Valentine’s Day the couple revealed they were expecting their first child together via a surrogate. Copy to Clipboard. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group, as faced with criticism because they were gay, rather than the issue of surrogacy, Black responded: ', don’t think two blokes should bring a baby up. The couple had revealed they were expecting a child through a surrogate in the United States in February. It is also Daley’s middle name. Tom Daley and husband Dustin Lance Black have announced the arrival of their baby son, sharing a first adorable pictureof their 'precious' baby boy. 'I draw, so I was sketching little plans for houses on cliffs overlooking oceans, while Tom watched over my shoulder - it was a very grown-up version of playing house. Dustin Lance Black and Tom Daley have welcomed their first baby via surrogate. Tom Daley and his husband Dustin Lance Black welcomed a new baby into the world. Tom Daley's husband Dustin Lance Black today confirmed that they would raise their first child in the UK. Tom Daley and husband Dustin Lance Black have welcomed their first child. Frontrunner in special election for Arizona GOP primary... Japanese millionaire who won custody of 13 surrogate... 'The party's over! If Tom Daley misses sleep, it’s dangerous’ Rosanna Greenstreet. On Valentine's Day this year, the couple had revealed their plans of surrogacy, while also saying that they did not know who the biological father would be A caller chimed in saying that although he supports surrogacy, he disagreed with Black and Daley raising a child together. The couple are expecting to become fathers at the start of the summer in 2018. Introducing ... PEOPLE's Products Worth the Hype, Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Parents newsletter. Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live's Afternoon Edition to Nihal Arthanayake, Black, 43, admitted their decision to raise their son in the UK would be 'incredibly difficult' due to the country's 'complicated' laws. Tom Daley and husband Dustin Lance Black announced the arrival of their first child, baby Robert Ray, on Saturday – and on Sunday they both took to Instagram to share some adorable photographs of their new little boy.Next to a sweet snap of the baby's toes, Tom wrote: "Welcome to the world our precious little Robbie Ray Black-Daley. 'Children are raised by single parents all the time. Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black are the proud parents of a baby boy — one who is equally each of theirs. Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black recently became fathers for the first time Credit: Getty Images What have Tom and Dustin named their son? Olympian Tom Daley and his husband, screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, announce the birth of their son. 'In the US, where we've been working with our surrogate, the reception was incredibly warm, with almost no exception,' he said. The baby's development suggests the ultrasound picture was taken around the 20-week mark. Tom Daley announced on March 5 that he and his partner Dustin Lance Black were expecting a baby boy who is to be born via a surrogate. https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2019/03/31/tom-daley-dustin-lance-black-baby By Vidisha Joshi Updated On : 01:45 PST, Mar 9, 2020. I know that our family is built around infinite amounts of love.”. The announcement reads: “BLACK-DALEY On 27th June 2018 to Thomas Robert Daley and Dustin Lance Black, a son, Robert Ray.” Robert has been named after Tom’s father who died of cancer in 2011. It is not known who the surrogate mother is and Black said she wants to stay out of the public eye. You need the mother there.'. Last week, Black paid tribute to his mother on her birthday, as he prepares to welcome a child of his own. this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. 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If you would like to opt out of browser push notifications, please refer to the following instructions specific to your device and browser: Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black Don't Know Which of Them Is the Biological Father of Their Son. Copy to Clipboard. Tom Daley's husband Dustin Lance Black said they would raise their son in Britain on Tuesday. Tom Daley and his husband welcomed their son in 2018. So what's in Boris's Brexit deal? But I do have to say there all different kinds of families out there in the world. They say, ‘The things that bothered me are the things I wasn’t told. By Curtis M. Wong. Today’s Holiday Tune: Bette Midler performs lovely version of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” Morning Round-Up: Timothée Chalamet; Dionne Warwick; Allison Mack; Don Lemon; Mike Pence. Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black met in 2013 and Tom later came out as gay that December, admitting to fans in a Youtube video that he had been dating a man since the summer. 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