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Doting Dads: How Celebrities Take To Fatherhood

Simon Cowell isn’t the only famous dad who’s proudly showed off his newborn – there are a whole host of celeb fathers who’ve publically declared their baby-daddy pride and been snapped enjoying heart-wrenching moments with their tots. And don’t we just love them for it.
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Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis has just become a father for the fifth time with baby Evelyn - and he's loving fatherhood as much as the first time round. Speaking to Esquire magazine, he said, 'Having a brand new baby daughter is an extraordinary thing – it feels like it’s the first time and it’s just as fun and exciting. You feel nothing but love for your child. It’s really remarkable.'
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David Beckham

There’s a reason that Becks is pretty much every woman’s dream man. As well as being astonishingly good looking, he’s a doting dad that is seen snapping selfies with his brood and admits to loving nothing more than reading fairy tales to his daughter, Harper. Image from Getty.
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Simon Cowell

New to fatherhood is Simon Cowell, who couldn’t be happier to be a dad. The music mogul has been proudly sharing pics of his son Eric on Twitter, much to the delight of his fans (including us).
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Prince William

Regal pa Wills hasn’t said a huge amount about his little prince, but from that first time he fitted George’s car seat in front of millions, we were besotted. If only Wills had an Instagram account to post pics of Georgy on, eh?
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Kanye West

We all think the world revolves around our children, but Kanye West has compared his daughter North to royalty, saying, ‘[My] daughter is in a position of a level of royalty like the Prince and Princess in London.’ Image from The Ellen Degeneres Show.
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John Kransinski

If John Kransinski wasn’t already loveable enough, the actor’s tweet announcing the arrival of his first baby with wife Emily Blunt had us all aw-ing. The new dad excitedly wished his daughter Hazel a happy birth day via his Twitter account.
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Peter Andre

It’s clear Peter Andre is a besotted father to his children and the latest addition to his brood has brought out his loving side once again. The singer has spoken out about his ‘beaut of a baby girl’, named Amelia. Image from Getty.
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Brad Pitt

Ange and Brad’s family seems to get bigger all the time – although last time we checked they still only had half a dozen. But despite Brad’s busy schedule (Oscar-winning actor, charity ambassador, producer) he still takes the time to enjoy plenty of father-kids bonding time. Image from Getty.
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Jay Z

Since becoming a dad to Blue Ivy, we’ve seen a softer side of Jay Z emerge – helped by the beautiful photos wife Beyonce shares of the father-daughter duo. The rapper even went as far as to dedicate his recent Grammy to Blue. Now that’s true love. Image from Tumbler @IAmBeyonce.
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Mike Tindall

Zara Phillips’ hubby was another proud dad to share news of his baby on Twitter – and her name. The rugby player has since spoken briefly about how he’d like his daughter Mia to be a 'shed head' and support his team. Like father, like daughter, eh Mike? Image from Getty.
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Ben Affleck

Picture perfect dad of three Ben Affleck keeps his family life away from the public eye and instead enjoys many a Saturday morning at the farmer’s market/playground with his two daughters and son. Image from Getty.
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Orlando Bloom

Orlando has proved that his separation from Miranda Kerr won’t get in the way of his son Flynn’s upbringing. The (rather gorgeous) dad has been papped enjoying many father-son outings with his adorable tot. Image from Getty.
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Jamie Oliver

Four kids and a high-profile career can’t be a stress-free combination, but Jamie makes it seem easy. He seems completely down to earth and we love that he admits he doesn’t think he’s the ‘best parent’. Who doesn’t get those pangs of anxiety. Image from REX.
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Michael Buble

As soon as Michael Buble became a dad last summer, the singer proudly posted a photo of his tiny son in his wife’s arms. He didn’t even care that he was wearing hospital scrubs! Image from Instagram @MichaelBuble.
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Michael McIntyre

Comedian Michael McIntyre has often attributed his success to his family, which is only right as he uses them in his sketches so often! The dad of two frequently references his sons with tongue-in-cheek honesty – but it’s clear he thinks the world of them. Image from Getty.
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Channing Tatum

Referring to himself as a 'fubby' dad (that’s fat and tubby, to you and I), Channing Tatum loves spending time with his baby so much that he admits his gym routine has gone out of the window since becoming a dad. Image from Getty.
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Marvin Humes

The former-JLS singer is pretty open about his life with his baby with Saturdays singer Rochelle Humes. Marvin posts many photos of his daughter on Twitter, showing her playing, swimming, on holiday and – of course – at showbiz events. Image from Instagram @marvinhumes.
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Chris Hemsworth

Already a dad of one and soon to add two more to the mix, Australian actor Chris Hemsworth is one seriously cute dad. He’s been snapped cradling his baby daughter India while out and about numerous times and has even worn her in a baby carrier. Image from Getty.
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Josh Duhamel

Fergie’s husband Josh Duhamel rarely seems to take a break from his daddy duties, which he doesn’t seem to mind. He’s admitted to being a very hands-on dad and does a whole load of nappy changing in between posting adorable pics of his son on Instagram. Image from Instagram @joshduhamel.
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James Cordon

Gavin and Stacey star James Cordon admitted that it took him a while to adjust to fatherhood, but judging by the loving photos we see of the comedy actor with his toddler son now we reckon he’s doing just fine. Image from Getty.
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David Walliams

Funny man David had a baby last year with his wife, model Lara Stone. Although keeping quiet about his life with his son, the Britain’s Got Talent judge has written two children’s books since becoming a dad – a case of fatherhood influencing his creative side? Image from Getty.
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Robbie Williams

The singer took to Twitter to announce his wife's second pregnany. The Take That star has previously spoken out about his love of fatherhood, saying, 'What you don't realise is how much you're going to get back.' Image from Corbis.
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Idris Elba

The actor shared an adorable photo of his son Winston via his Twitter account the day after he was born. And it's a really adorable snap. Image from Getty.
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