Supermodel Tyra Banks is a mom.
Mass Appeal Wire Reports
LOS ANGELES — Beauty extraordinaire Tyra Banks is a new mom! And she didn’t have to suffer stretch marks to do it. The 42-year-old supermodel and boyfriend Erik Asla just welcomed a new son, via gestational surrogate, and they’re absolutely ecstatic. His name is York Banks Asla. “We are so excited for our new baby boy bundle of joy,” Tyra told People Magazine in an exclusive statement. “The journey to now has not been an easy process, as I’ve shared before. But there was a beautiful bright light at the end of the tunnel for me and his father, Erik.”
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“As I gaze into the beautiful eyes of my son, I think about all the people who struggle with fertility or carrying a child and continue to pray for them every day,” Tyra added. “My hopes and dreams are filled with well wishes that they get to feel what my little treasure, York Banks Asla, feels like in my arms.”
Tyra announced York’s arrival on Instagram along with a photo of a newborn hospital hat. “The best present we worked and prayed so hard for is finally here,” she wrote. “He’s got my fingers and big eyes and his daddy Erik’s mouth and chin. As we thank the angel of a woman that carried our miracle baby boy for us, we pray for everyone who struggles to reach this joyous milestone.
“York Banks Asla, welcome to the world.”