Unfortunately, for all those shocked fans, the news is true, and sources tell Us the Brit was equally as surprised to learn he’s expecting his first child with good friend stylist Briana Jungwirth.
"Louis didn’t expect this, but he’s excited for it now," an insider told Us. "He’s become very close friends with Briana this year and now they are looking forward to being parents. He’s definitely going to be there and be a great dad for their baby."
Tomlinson and Jungwirth, both 23, first met through mutual friends following his breakup from longtime girlfriend Eleanor Calder this past March.
Although Tomlinson is prepared to become a father, the following Directioners are still grieving:
— bella,,! (@mgclarry) July 14, 2015
— #ShaneDawsonArmy (@Vlsoto0309Soto) July 14, 2015
— eat ass (@5sec0ndsofsass) July 14, 2015
— let ? (@sexolowato) July 14, 2015
"911, what is your emergency?" *screams into phone* "It's okay, Miss. News of Louis Tomlinson's upcoming fatherhood surprised us all."
— Anne T. Donahue (@annetdonahue) July 14, 2015
@usweekly and i'm beyonce
— carolina (@alecarols) July 14, 2015
— vicki (@neonhairhalsey) July 14, 2015
internet: louis tomlinson is going to be a daddy me: *shoving breadsticks in my purse* i gotta go right now
— ellie-cat??? (@robsongirI) July 14, 2015
More importantly, however, one calm fan adds:
louis tomlinson or Louis tomlindaughter
— kiara (@narryImao) July 14, 2015
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