The actor James Van Der Beek has welcomed his first son into the world. The Dawson's Creek star announced the news via his Twitter account yesterday (March 13, 2012), with a message that read "Had my first son this morning... well, actually, my wife had him. I just caught him. Wow. Heart expanding way faster than my brain..." His wife, Kimberley, is also the mother of his daughter, Olivia, who is 17 months old.
People magazine reports that when the couple found out that Kimberley was pregnant for a second time, James said "Just when we thought we couldn't feel any more blessed, it seems the universe has plans to give our daughter a sibling." After Van Der Beek had announced the news of their son's birth yesterday, he went on to say "If you could bottle up and distribute this feeling, I swear there'd be no more war. fatherhood." James and Kimberley, who have been married since August 2010 have not yet announced the baby's name.