One Direction's Louis Tomlinson to be father--reports | Inquirer Entertainment

One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson to be father–reports

/ 07:22 AM July 15, 2015
One Direction 1 Louis Tomlinson

Fans and social media followers of One Direction Louis Tomlinson (left, foreground) react to reports that he is having a child with ‘friend’ Los Angeles stylist Briana Jungwirth. INSTAGRAM SCREENGRAB

NEW YORK, United States – One Direction heartthrob Louis Tomlinson is set to become a father, reports said Tuesday, in the latest jolt for the boy band once known for its squeaky-clean image.

The 23-year-old, who would be the first dad in One Direction, is expecting a child with Los Angeles stylist Briana Jungwirth, according to British tabloid The Sun and US celebrity magazine People.


The Sun – which ran the headline “One Conception” – said that Tomlinson went on dates with Jungwirth in May after breaking up with girlfriend of four years Eleanor Calder.

People magazine said that Tomlinson – whose British band has vowed not to split up after a recent feud – was looking for properties in Los Angeles.


“They are both really happy and although they aren’t in a relationship, their friendship is extremely strong and they are both really excited about the baby,” an anonymous friend was quoted as saying.

A representative for the band did not immediately comment. Tomlinson last posted on Twitter a day earlier to raise support for a children’s charity.

One Direction stormed onto the scene in 2010 when the young men appeared on the British talent show “The X Factor.”

Beginning in 2011, the group has released an album of crowd-pleasing pop each year before the year-end holidays, selling more than 50 million records worldwide.

One Direction largely managed to avoid controversy until March when founding member Zayn Malik quit.

Malik afterward entered a feud over social media with Tomlinson, who questioned his former bandmate’s solo efforts.

The hottest entertainment news straight to your inbox

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: boy band, celebrity parents, Entertainment, Louis Tomlinson, One Direction, Singer
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our entertainment news

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.

© Copyright 1997-2022 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.