Cam Newton Announces He And Longtime Girlfriend Welcomed Their First Child

After dodging rumors for about a week, Carolina Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton took to Twitter Wednesday (December 30) to announce he and his longtime girlfriend welcomed their first child, a baby boy.

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According to reports, The 26-year-old left practice early Christmas Eve to be with his girlfriend, Kia Proctor, in Atlanta for the birth and then hustled back to Charlotte to rejoin the team.

Newton fueled the baby rumors when in Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons, the Panthers first loss in a 14-0 streak, he celebrated his first-quarter touchdown run by cradling the football like a baby. Newton later declined to explain the significance during the post-game interview.

Congrats to Cam and Kia on their new bundle of joy.