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Dermot O'Leary makes hilarious confession about son Kasper

The X Factor star made the comment on Radio 2

Aisha Nozari

Dermot O'Leary has hilariously revealed that he occasionally forgets he's now a dad! 

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During a chat with James Bay on Radio 2, the X Factor host was asked about his newborn boy, and admitted: "Every now and again you hear noises and you go, 'What’s that noise?', And then you go, 'Oh, that’s my child!'" 

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Dermot's wife Dee announced the arrival of Kasper in June 

Dermot added that little Kaspar is "brilliant", and that he and his wife Dee Koppang are "having a great time". The new dad added that they were in "that sort of lovely foggy period of just, kind of sleepless love".

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The happy couple are loving being parents 

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Dermot and Dee announced that they had welcomed their first son at the end of June. Taking to Instagram, Dee shared a photo of a white onesie printed with the words: "Koppang O'Leary productions Est 2020." 

Dee captioned the sweet picture: "Welcome to the world baby Koppang O’Leary... We’re delighted to announce that we’ve had a baby! A little boy born on Tuesday 23rd June 2020 (Sankthansaften/Midsummer for us Norwegians) at 8.19 am, weighing in at 6lb 13oz. Enjoying the cuddles in the newborn bubble... cats yet to be 100% convinced. Lots of love, Dee & Dermot."

Just days later, at the beginning of July, the happy couple revealed their son's name was Kasper. 

Announcing the unique moniker live on his BBC radio show, 47-year-old Dermot said: "My lovely son came into the world ten days ago accompanied by Guy Garvey's Elbow. So forgive this moment of brief self-indulgence while we play the song that accompanied that."

Revealing the name, he added: "This is for you Kasper with a K - my wife is very insistent on that. Kasper Koppang O'Leary welcome to the world!"

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