Cheryl “in tears” after ex Ashley Cole makes contact about baby

The singer welcomed her first child last month

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Cheryl, 33, welcomed her bundle of joy into the world last month with One Direction star Liam Payne, 23.

Despite keeping her pregnancy secretive and out of the public eye it didn’t stop social media going into a meltdown to congratulate the star.

According to new reports, Cheryl’s ex-husband Ashley Cole has sent his best wishes to the couple.

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Cheryl and Ashley split in 2010 after tying the knot just four years before.

But it looks like the former couple are now on good terms.

A source reportedly told Closer magazine: “(He) wished Cheryl and Liam only happiness in their future.

“He told Cheryl how lucky her son is to have her and he always knew she’d make an amazing mum.”

They went on to explain that Ashley’s message “brought Cheryl to tears”.

Meanwhile there have been reports that Liam and Cheryl are considering getting married.

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A source told Closer: “Because this will be her third marriage, Cheryl doesn’t want a circus.

“She’d rather have just close friends and family.

“But, in contrast, Liam would still like a huge celebration.

“He wants to shout about their wedding from the rooftop.”

Liam shared a heartwarming picture to his 13.1 million followers announcing the birth of his son.

The snap showed the star cuddling his child, as he wrote: “I’m incredibly happy to welcome our new baby boy into the world, it’s a moment that I will never forget for the rest of my life.”

He added: “I’m completely in awe of his incredible mother and how she has been the whole way through this.

“She’s really made my dreams come true.”

Aww we love these two.

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