Love Island star Jack Fincham’s love life has been well-documented in the public eye since he first appeared on the ITV2 reality show in 2018, but everyone is shocked by the announcement today (January 25) that he is a father.
Posting a photo of himself with his newborn baby on Instagram, Jack wrote: “I’m normally a very open book and share most of my life on my social media. This blessing I chose not to.
“I’m just a normal geeza, who went on a tv show, which throws you straight into the public eye…which I will forever be grateful for. However I knew for myself I needed personal time and to keep this part of my life private to prepare for this new responsibility and part of me that will change my life forever.
“This is undoubtedly the best thing that has ever happened to me and it’s true what they say, the instant feeling of love and connection you have with your child is a feeling like no other.
“I want to thank my family and friends for your continued support, also to my little girls mother, who has been totally AMAZING throughout. Although we are not together we are great friends as we have been for many years and our priority is co-parenting our beautiful baby girl. Both mum and baby are doing great.
“I am now a proud dad to a healthy baby girl Blossom Fincham born 8lb 2oz on 24th January 2020.”
It seems even his fellow Islanders didn’t know, judging by Eyal Brooker commenting: “Whaaattt!!! Congratulations bro! Wishing you health & happiness. You’re going to be the best dad.”
Meanwhile, other reality stars like Dr Alex George, Becca Edwards and Jack Fowler have sent messages of congratulations and well wishes.
Love Island airs on ITV2, and you can catch up on the show ITV Hub.
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