Tom Daley and husband Dustin Lance Black announce they’re having a baby


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Olympic diver Tom Daley and his Oscar-winning screenwriter husband Dustin Lance Black are to become parents.

The couple announced their exciting baby news with a sweet Instagram post on Valentine’s Day.

Tom, 23, shared a snap which showed the couple holding a baby scan picture towards the camera.

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Congrats! (Credit: Instagram @tomdaley)

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He made no reference to the baby news in his caption, instead simply saying: “HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!”

Dustin, 43, shared a similar image to his own Instagram with the caption: “A very happy Valentine’s Day from ours to yours.”

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Aww! (Credit: Instagram @dlanceblack)

The couple didn’t share any further details about their impending arrival, but the photo alone was enough to excite fans!

One wrote: “My heart is bursting, I’m so happy for you both.” Another said: “Congratulations to you both! So happy for you!”

A third added: “Amazing news congratulations to you both!”

And a fourth chimed in: “OMG congratulations you’re going to be the most perfect parents, I’m so happy for you.”

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The couple have been inundated with well wishes from fans (Credit: Instagram @tomdaley)

Tom, who won a bronze medal in the 10m men’s diving at London 2012, became engaged to Dustin in October 2015.

They married at Bovey Castle Hotel in Devon last year.

At the time, Tom said: “On 6th May 2017, I married the love of my life, @dlanceblack.

“We shared the day with 120 of our closest friends and family, from Texarkana to Plymouth!

“Thank you to everyone who made this weekend the most special weekend of our lives.”

Dustin won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 2009 for the movie Milk, based on the life of gay rights activist Harvey Milk.

The couple married last year (Credit:

Tom had spoken in 2016 of his desire to start a family with Dustin.

He said it was a question of “when, not if” and would likely to happen when he retires from professional diving.

In an interview with The Sun, he said: “It’s not a question of ‘if’, just ‘when’. I’ve always said I’ll keep diving as long as my body lets me, but the beauty of being an athlete is you retire young and you’ve got your whole life ahead of you.

“Once I’ve finished with diving there are going to be other avenues I’d like to explore.

“Family has always been a massive thing to us. It’s what we want.”

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Tom spoke in 2016 of wanting to start a family with Dustin (Credit: Instagram @tomdaley)

Meanwhile, Dustin said in an interview with Gay Times last year that he’s still learning new things about his husband every day.

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“We’ve been together now almost five years and I’m still discovering new things about him and I feel really lucky about that,” he said.

“There’s a constant renewal to our relationship and I’ve never experienced anything like it. It’s really exciting.”

Congratulations, guys!

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