BURBANK, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Musician Louis Tomlinson performs onstage at the "One Direction iHeartRadio Album Release Party" h
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UPDATE (7/15): The answer is, yes, Louis Tomlinson is going to be a dad.

Billboard confirmed the news that the 23-year-old One Direction member has a baby on the way. There was no official statement given by the band nor confirmation of who the mother is, but an initial report from People said Los Angeles-based stylist Briana Jungwirth was carrying his child. Read on for everything else we know.

Original Story (7/14): Louis Tomlinson is marking a new first for One Direction, he's reportedly going to be a dad!

People magazine cites a close friend who says the 1D singer is expecting a baby with Briana Jungwirth, a Los Angeles-based stylist. According to the source, Louis and Briana, both 23, were reportedly surprised by the news, but are "happy and very excited."

Directioners know that the boy band member met the stylist after he split from his longtime girlfriend Eleanor Calder in March. The couple have since been photographed on dates multiple times since May. 

Louis nor One Direction have given an official statement at press time. Stay tuned to Fuse for more information on this story.