Natasha Kaplinksy has baby boy

Natasha Kaplinsky gives birth to baby boy

Natasha Kaplinksy was yesterday ‘thrilled’ to give birth to a little baby boy.

The Five newsreader welcomed the as-yet-unnamed baby at 8.30am yesterday, and the birth was announced on yesterday’s Five News bulletin.

Kaplinsky’s husband, investment banker Justin Bower, said: ‘We’re absolutely thrilled.’

A spokeswoman for the former Strictly Come Dancing star said: ‘They are both thrilled. Mother and baby are doing fine.’

And her bosses at Five gushed: ‘Her colleagues here at Five News are delighted, too – and we’ve sent our best wishes.’

Natasha became the face of Five’s news coverage in February, and brokered a ground-breaking deal, which saw her garner a contract worth £1 million a year.

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