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This week, rumors were surfacing that Cam Newton had a baby recently, and he certainly gave us some hints that made fans increase their speculation.

It turns out that the rumors are true, as the NFL superstar has just confirmed that him and his longtime girlfriend, Kia Proctor, welcomed the birth of their son last week.

Cam tweeted to his followers:

While outlets and fans were wondering if the news was true, Cam revealed why he decided to keep the news low key for the time being.

According to reports, this is also the reason that Newton reportedly left a Panthers practice unexpectedly on Christmas Eve.

This is the first child for Cam Newton, and with an amazing year behind him, we know 2016 has much more joy in store for him.

Congratulations to the couple on the new addition to the Newton squad.

SOURCE: Charlotte Observer | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty

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