Brendan Cole and wife Zoe Hobbs welcome second child. Former Strictly star and his wife are already proud parents to daughter Aurelia. Click to find out name
Congratulations to Brendan Cole and his wife Zoe Hobbs, who are now the proud parents to a brand new baby boy, who they welcomed on Monday. The proud parents have named their baby Dante. New Zealand-born Brendan, 41, and British model Zoe have been married since 2010, and are already proud parents to five-year-old daughter Aurelia, who was born on Christmas Day in 2012. They announced the news of Zoe's second pregnancy in September, with Brendan sharing a Boomerang video of his wife showing off a tiny baby bump, which he captioned: "Hey all… @thezoecole and I have news…" Zoe then posted a family photo taken on the beach, telling her followers: "Yes it's true! Came back from Mallorca recently with a little excess baggage!" She added the hashtags, #whathavewedone, #babyonboard, #excitedandscared and #morejunkinthetrunk."
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Earlier this month, Brendan shared a sweet photo as the couple prepared to welcome their second-born. The star uploaded a snapshot of some brand new baby socks from JoJo Maman Bebe, which he captioned: "New arrival coming soon. Not long now…" His post was met with messages of congratulations from fans – many of whom also took the opportunity to commiserate with the star over his departure from Strictly. "Congratulations! Can't believe Strictly not renewing your contract. I am certain they will lose a lot of viewers. I won't be watching," one wrote. A second added: "Exciting times! Look forward to following what you do next after Strictly, supporting you all the way."
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