Leighton Meester and her husband Adam Brody have welcomed their first child. Credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Now that's something sweet to gossip about! Gossip Girl alum Leighton Meester and her husband of more than a year, Adam Brody, are proud new parents, Us Weekly has exclusively confirmed. Their reps did not respond to a request for comment. 

The baby was born last week, a source tells Us. It is the first child for Meester, 29, and The O.C.'s Brody, 35, who chose not to publicly acknowledge that they were expecting and have not revealed the baby’s gender or name.

Meester and Brody costarred in 2011's The Oranges, and 2014's Life Partners, and after keeping their romance secret for several months, Us Weekly broke news of the couple's hush-hush wedding in February 2014. Click here to see the couple's cutest pics.

"I do some stuff but she definitely does the heavy lifting [figuratively]. Literally, I do the heavy lifting," Brody revealed about their home life during a Reddit AMA last August.

The new mom and dad are in good company in the parenthood club. Meester's Gossip Girl BFF Blake Lively welcomed daughter James with husband Ryan Reynolds in January, while Brody's ex, Rachel Bilson, gave birth to her and Hayden Christensen's baby girl Briar Rose in November 2014.

Brody, it seems, knows just how his daddy duty will pan out in the future. Asked by Reddit fans how many children he and Meester want, Brody was firm. "I say twelve," he joked. "And I decide!"

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