It was the most subtle and sweet announcement.

By Alyssa Hardy
Sep 21, 2020 @ 8:19 am

Gossip Girl here, Penn Badgley is officially a dad.

The actor and wife, "birth worker" and musician Domino Kirke, announced the news in the most subtle and artistic way we've seen from a celebrity baby announcement: a painting. On Instagram, Kirke posted a photo of said painting with the caption, "His heart shaped home ❣️ #40dayspostpartum #placentaart"

On stories, Kirke confirmed the news even further posting a photo of their infant on stories.

Instagram / @dominokirke

Badgley and Kirke married in 2017 at a ceremony in Brooklyn. For her birthday in 2019, Badgley wrote a sweet note to his wife saying, "A truly radiant soul, you seem to spark alight almost everyone you meet, like a 99% success rate. It's really impressive and quite mysterious. You encourage others to be honest, and brave, and gentle, and expansive. Your great capacity for empathy is obvious, something anyone can get warm by like a glowing stove."

This is Badgley's first child and Kirke's second. She shares son Cassius Riley, 12, with former partner Morgan O'Kane.