'They're ecstatic and over the moon!' Adele 'gives birth to a baby boy'
23:42 GMT, 20 October 2012
Adele has reportedly given birth to a baby boy.
New reports claim that the 24-year-old singer and partner Simon Konecki welcomed their child on Friday night.
She is said to be 'ecstatic' by the baby's arrival.
Baby joy: Adele has reportedly given birth to a baby boy
Mum's the word: A source said: 'Adele and Simon are ecstatic at their new arrival'
A source is quoted as saying: 'Adele and Simon are ecstatic at their new arrival.
'She was over the moon that they were expecting their first child together.'
Her spokesman said of Friday night's reported birth: 'We are not releasing a statement at this time. No comment.'
Adele announced her pregnancy back in
June, writing on her official blog: 'I'm delighted to announce that
Simon and I are expecting our first child together.
wanted you to hear the news direct from me, obviously we’re over the
moon and very excited but please respect our privacy at this precious
time. Yours always, Adele xx'
and Simon started dating last summer and moved in together earlier this
year. Simon also has a five-year-old daughter with his ex-wife Clary
She has said of Simon in the past: 'He looks after me. I don't think I'd have got through the recovery from surgery if not for him.'
It's double (07) excitement for Adele.
She is hoping for chart success with her theme tune for upcoming Bond movie Skyfall.
The singer, who officially released the track last Friday, explained that she had been slightly hesitant at first about taking on such a mammoth task, but after reading the movie script, she decided she wanted to combat the challenge.
on a US TV show recently, Bond star Daniel Craig said: ‘When Adele’s name came up I just
jumped at it, I just said, “We have to get her.”
'I just thought that she has the voice and she’s got the tone that we wanted.’
The theme tune, also titled Skyfall, marks Adele's first new music since multi-milllion selling second album 21, released in January 2011.
Preparations: The baby will be the second child for Simon, but the first for Adele
Comeback: Adele is hoping to hit the top spot with her Skyfall theme