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01st Feb 2019

Tom Daley reveals why he has been relatively private about his son on social media

Tom Daley reveals why he has been relatively private about their son on social media

They seem like amazing parents.

Tom Daley and his partner Dustin Lance Black announced their first baby had arrived back in June. At the time, Tom took to Instagram to share an adorable picture of his newborn son.

“Welcome to the world our precious little Robbie Ray Black-Daley.”

“The most magical moment of my life. The amount of love and joy you have brought into our life is immeasurable. Our precious son.”


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The previous February, the couple revealed that they were expecting a child via surrogate, a topic the couple will be talking about in an upcoming BBC documentary.

Since the birth of their son, the 24-year-old athlete and the 44-year-old director have shared a few pictures of their son, but never his face.

Speaking on BBC 5 Live’s Afternoon Edition about this Tom said:

 “We have not shown his face on any social media platform and we plan to continue to do that.

“Mainly because there are so many members of our family yet to meet him. We want people to meet him in person first before they see him on social media.”


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Feels SO GOOD to be home ??‍?‍?❤️

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His partner gushed about their son’s appearance, adding: “He’s so cute, he’s going to make every other parent in the world feel terrible, he’s so adorable, like why would we do that?

“Right now, the plan is to keep him completely private until he has some kind of say in the matter… until he has proper representation,” he joked.

Cutest parents ever!