David Walliams had his fans in stitches on Tuesday when he shared a photo of what he said was his "young son" but was actually his Britain's Got Talent co-star, Declan Donnelly.
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The snap showed the pair smiling together and clearly in the party mood with Dec holding an unbelievable balloon creation, while David towered over him. In his caption, David joked: "Me & my young son. I can't believe he just turned nine. @antanddec," and while Dec celebrates his birthday in September, David's son, Alfred, marked his ninth birthday last Friday.
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Fans found the snap and David's fake out hilarious, with many sharing strings of crying with laughter emojis, including close friends Denise van Outen and Natalie Imbruglia.
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One teased: "Omg, they grow up so fast!" while another jested: "He's doing so well!" and a third commented: "Where is your other son Ant???"
A fourth posted: "Aaahahahaha this made me howl!" while a fifth added: "What a charming young man aged nine."
David joked about his 'young son'
David shares his son with ex-wife Lara Stone, and the pair are very private with their son, with neither having shared any photos of the young boy.
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David enjoys these fake-out captions, and often refers to his dogs, Bert and Ernie as his "one true love" or his "sons" and sometimes captions nights out with his mum as a "date night".
However, last month he enjoyed a night out with close friend David Schwimmer and he kept the caption straight, instead writing: ""Dinner with Schwimmer @_schwim_."
The star often refers to his pet dogs as his "sons"
In the photo, the men grinned from ear-to-ear in the snap with David wrapping his arm around the US star, who sweetly rested his arm over David's shoulders.
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Fans rushed to share their disbelief over the photo and compliment the men on their dapper appearances. "Two incredible talented gentlemen. What a gorgeous photo. Handsome two Hot Daves," replied one.
A second said: "WOW! Special moment. A third added: "This is absolutely so much love," and a fourth said: "No way! My two favourite people."
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