Which ‘Summer House’ Cast Member Had a Baby Boy?
Bravo’s baby boom just got even better. Ashley Wirkus from Summer House announced she and husband Brad McAtee welcomed their son on Friday, May 24.
Wirkus joyfully announced her son’s arrival on Instagram. “On Friday the most overwhelming love affair began when we welcomed our baby boy Dean Hudson McAtee 😍To say we are obsessed is an understatement.”
A number of Bravo friends and fans quickly commented, including bride-to-be Brittany Cartwright from Vanderpump Rules. “Congratulations,” Cartwright wrote. Wirkus responded, “@brittanyyou better be making babies soon after the wedding @Brittany@mrjaxtaylor.” Cartwright and Taylor have been open about wanting to start a family soon after their nuptials.
An outpouring of love
Amanda Batula, from Summer House, added her congratulations to the thread. She wrote, “Congratulations Ashley & Brad! So happy for you guys!”
Wirkus’ twin sister Lauren could not be happier to be an aunt. She posted an adorable photo of her new nephew to Twitter and Instagram. “A STAR IS BORN ☆ meet my nephew Dean Hudson McAtee! He is absolute perfection and I couldn’t be a more proud Auntie and sister of @ashleynwirkus.”
Lauren shared the details of Dean’s birth exclusively with People. “It was a very emotional but incredible labor experience for Ashley as she not only had her husband Brad in the room but me, our sisters Rachel and Mia, and our mom Dana in the room during delivery!” she said. “Before the doctor came in, she said she could hear us all coaching and pushing alongside Ashley. No surprise, our cheering was heard throughout the hospital once he arrived!”
Bravo baby love
The new Wirkus baby is already home with his family, People reported. He weighed in at a healthy 8 lbs. 7 oz. and measured 20.5 inches long. The newborn is the first child for the Summer House couple. Wirkus announced her pregnancy in November and has kept Instagram fans in the loop throughout her journey.
Over the past several months, a number of Bravo babies have been born or are about the join the world. Joanna Krupa from The Real Housewives of Miami announced her pregnancy this weekend. Plus, Gretchen Rossi from The Real Housewives of Orange County just celebrated her daughter’s impending birth with a lavish baby shower. Also, Kenya Moore from The Real Housewives of Atlanta welcomed her daughter in November.
Two brokers from Million Dollar Listing New York became fathers. Ryan Serhant and Fredrik Eklund are probably setting up playdates with their children. Bravo producer Andy Cohen is also thrilled to be a new dad. He welcomed his son Benjamin in February. Watch What Happens Live guests often shower Cohen and Ben with baby gifts.