Robbie Williams and Ayda Field shock fans with surprise baby announcement

Robbie Williams and wife Ayda Field surprised the world this morning by revealing that they’ve welcomed their third child into the world.

The couple, who are both judges on British talent show the X-Factor this year, have been keeping a secret from fans for quite some time now, having opted to have a child via a surrogate mother.

The new arrival, a little girl named Colette (Coco), becomes the fifth member of the Williams clan.

Ayda Field took to Instagram to reveal the surprise news, which obviously shocked fans and followers.

“So we have been keeping a very special secret!” she wrote on her account.

“We are delighted to share with you that we have had a baby girl….welcome to the world Colette (Coco) Josephine Williams!

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“It has been a very long and difficult path to get here, which is why we have kept it on the down low.

“Family comes in all forms, and this little lady, who is biologically ours, was carried by an incredible surrogate mother, to whom we will be eternally grateful.

“We are over the moon to have this beautiful baby girl in our lives and so blessed that we live in a world which makes this possible.

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“As with Teddy and Charlie, we ask that you respect Coco’s privacy and allow us to grow into our new team of 5!”

Fans and fellow celebrities have been quick to send congratulations to the couple, who welcomed their first daughter, Theodora Rose, back in September 2012.

\A huge congratulations to Robbie and Ayda, we know little Coco will grow up in a loving home!

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