Surprise! Tyra Banks Is a Mom

Smizing harder than we've ever smized before.

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Tyra Banks, woman known for her ability to smile with her eyes, just dropped a huge bombshell on Instagram: she's a new mom.

The supermodel, also known for her attempt to make "Pot Ledom" happen, revealed the good news on January 27, saying that she and her boyfriend, photographer Erik Asla, welcomed their son via surrogate.

"The best present we worked and prayed so hard for is finally here," Tyra captioned the below post of her son's hospital hat. "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."

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Tyra tells People (opens in new tab) that the journey to motherhood hasn't been easy, but that there was a "beautiful bright light at the end of the tunnel."

Anyone else feeling their smize turn into a happy-sob?

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Mehera Bonner
Mehera Bonner

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.