Raleigh, N.C. — Clay Aiken became a father Friday morning with the birth of a baby boy, his mother told WRAL’s Lynda Loveland in an exclusive interview.
Aiken’s best friend, producer Jaymes Foster, gave birth at 8:08 a.m. at an undisclosed location in North Carolina.
Parker Foster Aiken weighed 6 pounds 2 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Aiken’s mother, Faye, said the baby has dark hair and that her son is smiling from ear-to-ear.
Mom, dad and baby all are doing fine.
Aiken and Foster will raise the child together. They met when Aiken appeared on American Idol. Foster has produced several of his albums.