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Gavin Rossdale pays emotional tribute to lookalike son Kingston

The Bush frontman is a doting father to four children

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Gavin Rossdale was in a reflective mood on Wednesday as his oldest son Kingston turned 15.

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The Bush frontman paid a heartfelt tribute to the teenager on Instagram, alongside a beautiful photo of Kingston looking out at the sunset.

Alongside the image, the father-of-four wrote: "HAPPY BIRTHDAY KING - 15 years of life’s best journey - you are my best focus and inspiration.

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"You are smart funny and kind with oceans of empathy - to me that’s all you need to make your mark.

"I could not be more proud of you - and I love you more every day - I am in awe of you - shine on."

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Gavin went on to reflect on being a single parent, adding: "And yes I feel a lovely responsibility (huge) with your development - shout out to all my the single parents who are love joy and survival - my sweet boy —@kingsrossdale_."

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Gavin Rossdale paid a heartfelt tribute to his son Kingston on his birthday

Fans were quick to comment on the post, with one writing: "You are an amazing father and not bad on a guitar too. Happy birthday Kingston," while another wrote: "Aww, a wonderful heartfelt tribute to your son." A third added: "Such a sweet post, hope he has an amazing day."

Gavin shares Kingston, along with sons Zuma and Apollo, with ex-wife Gwen Stefani.

Gwen – who is engaged to Blake Shelton – also paid tribute to her son on her own Instagram page.

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The No Doubt singer posted a picture of Kingston sporting long hair, sitting outside playing the guitar. "Happy 15th b day to my beautiful boy @kingsrossdale_ love u mom gx."

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Gavin is a doting father to three sons and daughter Daisy Lowe

Former couple Gwen and Gavin were married for 14 years before their divorce was finalised in 2016. The singer is also a father to model Daisy Lowe from his previous relationship with Pearl Lowe.

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In a 2017 interview with the Sun, Gavin made rare comments about his split from Gwen and admitted it was "shocking for everyone".

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Kingston and his brothers with Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton

"For me, it was about being solid [for our sons] and silent but respectful of Gwen. That's what it'll be forever," he continued. "Those days were the worst days ever. It's all a bit of a blur."

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Gavin, 55, further explained: "We had 20 years together and that in itself is pretty incredible. It's a lifetime. I still think she's incredible. It was a lovely 20 years and we have three amazing children.

"There were a lot of positives, and with time they'll become more and more obvious."

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