'So happy for you!' Gary Barlow leads the congratulations as Robbie Williams and wife Ayda welcome daughter Theodora Rose
Chris Moyles and Jonathan Wilkes also tweeted congratulationsTheodora Rose Williams, born at 3.33pm on Tuesday, weighed 7lbs 4oz'Teddy' born in London, after Robbie saying he didn't want her to live in LA
13:47 GMT, 19 September 2012
Gary Barlow has led the congratulations after his Take That bandmate Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda welcomed daughter Thedoroa Rose Williams into the world.
The singer took to his Twitter page to express his delight over the new arrival, writing: 'Massive congrats Rob and Ayda. So happy for you.'
Gary's congratulations were made all the more touching by the fact that he was left devastated when his and wife Dawn's daughter Poppy was stillborn earlier this year.
Congratulations buddy! Gary Barlow was quick to tweet after Robbie Williams and wife Ayda welcomed daughter Theodora into the world
Touching: The sentiment was made all the more touching by the fact that Gary himself suffered a devastating blow when daughter Poppy was stillborn earlier this year
Robbie took to his blog to announce the birth of baby 'Teddy' on Tuesday night.
Announcing the happy news, Robbie wrote: 'Praise be, it's Theodora Rose Williams, affectionately known as Teddy….. Born 3.33pm on 18.9.12, 7Ibs 4oz…
'Baby, Mummy and Daddy are all rockin…. Thank you for your best wishes XXXX.'
It is the first child for the couple, who married two years ago.
Other stars to take to Twitter to
congratulate Robbie and Ayda on the birth of their daughter included
Boyzone singer Ronan Keating, who wrote: 'Congrats to Robbie Williams and Ayda.'
'Praise be': Theodora 'Teddy' is the first child for Robbie and Ayda, who married two years ago
Announcement: Robbie took to his Twitter page and blog to announce the happy news and the name of their daughter on Tuesday evening
And former Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles wrote on his Twitter page: 'Congratulations Robbie & Ayda!'
Singer and actor Jonathan Wilkes, who is a long-standing friend of
Williams, said: 'Right bed time !!! Got a big day Tommrow I'm meeting a
new little lady !! X'
Robbie recently expressed concern he could miss his baby's birth due to his concert schedule over its birth due date.
He told radio DJ Chris Evans last week: 'I've had a bit of a falling out with the wife.'
Congratulations! Ex Boyzone singer Ronan Keating was also quick to tweet his congratulations to the couple
What a Superstar! Chris Moyles, who kicks off his role in Jesus Christ Superstar on Friday, tweeted his congratulations
continued: 'So I've got gigs this week, the baby could come at any
minute, the wife has said, “If I go into labour and you've got a gig in
say Leeds or Dublin, you've got to cancel it and come home.” '
Robbie recently revealed the couple had chosen a name for their daughter and was pleased it was a traditional moniker.
He said: 'Right now I'm ecstatic. We do have a name but we're not going to get it out in case it gets tweeted.
'And as a celebrity we're supposed to call them Aubergine or something like that aren't we
'I do have a sort of celebrity name but it's not Apple-esque. It's a very solid, old-school name.'
also said he is planning to move back to England from Los Angeles
because he doesn't want his daughter to go to school with the 'f***ing
idiots' in the city although he admitted he and American born Ayda are
still discussing their future living arrangements.
Blooming: Robbie shared this picture of his pregnant wife in the later stages of her pregnancy
He said: 'I don't want to educate our baby in LA because I would much prefer her to have English sensibilities.
are idiots in L.A. schools. They are f***ing idiots. They are a breed
of idiots that only exist in Los Angeles and she would be surrounded by
them. It's not like one or two either. It's not like the Big Brother house, where you pick the worst ones.
think kids there have a massive sense of entitlement, are dull and
dumb. It means me coming back to the UK for good but I can live with
that. It's worth being pestered for her to have a good school.
'I want the baby to have an English passport, we're still figuring out exactly whereabouts the baby is going to be brought up.
'I had a conversation with the wife last night about where we're going to end up but we still don't know.'
Support: Robbie with Gary and former Take That bandmates Howard Donald, Mark Owen and Jason Orange
VIDEO: Robbie's a daddy! Welcome baby Theodora Rose, or Teddy…
Now listen to the man!