Is One Direction's Louis Tomlinson officially a new dad?
Directioners went wild on social media late Thursday/early Friday, after speculation that Louis and Briana Jungwirth have welcomed a new bundle of joy.
#WelcomeBabyTomlinson started to spread quickly on Twitter, with some fans even going as far as to "report" the baby's name as Jakob Tomlinson.
While a source reportedly told People that baby has been born, the baby rumor mill was first put into action following an Instagram post from a user named Marianna Case, who is supposedly Briana's grandmother.
While neither Louis nor Briana have posted any announcements on their own social media channels, Briana was clearly ready for the baby's arrival, as she showed in a January 16 Instagram post.
It was back in July that news first surfaced that Louis, 24, and Briana were expecting – despite the fact the two were never really a couple.
"They are both really happy and although they aren't in a relationship, their friendship is extremely strong and they are both really excited about the baby," a mutual friend told People at over the summer. "It's [the] early days and Briana and the baby's health are the most important things right now."
In December, Louis was first romantically linked to "The Originals" beauty Danielle Campbell, and the two have been spotted together several times since.
If indeed baby congratulations are in order for Louis and Briana, Louis will have plenty of time for daddy duty while he and his 1D bandmates are on hiatus.
-- Eric Anderson