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Gayle King's baby grandson sparks overwhelming reaction from fans in new photo

The star is a proud grandmother

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Hannah Hargrave
US Deputy Editor
March 2, 2022
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Gayle King became a first time grandparent in September after her daughter, Kirby Bumpus, welcomed a baby boy, Luca, and his latest photo might just be his cutest yet. 

The CBS Mornings host admitted that she yearned to have a grandchild and one look at the little boy and you can see why. 

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Kirby took to Instagram with a snapshot of Luca laying on his tummy on the grass, wearing an adorable teddy bear onesie and a pair of sunglasses. He was peeking over the top of the frames and staring at the camera. 

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Gayle's daughter captioned it: "A lovely afternoon romp in the grass. #IWishICouldKnowWhatMyChildIsThinking #PartOfTheFunOfALilBabyIsDressingThemUp #ThanksAuntieCarynForThisAdorablePramSuit #AndThisLilOutfitClosesWithMagnets."

Many of her social media followers were lost for words and could only post heart emojis but there were plenty saying the same thing.

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"Stop it right now," commented one person who couldn't handle the cute-factor. Another added: "I can’t take it! Cuteness overload," and a third wrote: "No this is too much."

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Gayle's grandson is adorable

Gayle announced the arrival of her grandson on-air and couldn't have been more proud. 

"I wanted to be a grandmother for a long time, and it's really something when you see your own child become a parent. I am so nuts about him," she said. 

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"He's very, very cute, so congratulations to my favorite daughter, my favorite son-in-law," the journalist said. "Now I have a favorite grandson! I'm over the moon."

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Gayle is delighted to be grandmother 

Kirby welcomed her son, whose full name is Luca Lynn Miller, with her husband, Virgil Miller.

Last year, the mother-daughter duo were also able to celebrate ahead of the birth with a stunning baby shower in California.

They, along with some close friends and family, enjoyed a three-day stay at the Montage Laguna Beach resort, where Gayle created, Kirby's "dream" baby shower. 

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