- Bernie Ecclestone just became a father again at the age of 89
- The former Formula 1 heavyweight welcomed his fourth child, a son named Ace
- Ace is Ecclestone's first child with his 44-year-old wife, Fabiana Flosi
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Former Formula 1 chief Bernie Ecclestone and his wife, Fabiana Flosi, have welcomed their first child together.
The billionaire and Flosi have been married since 2012. On Wednesday, July 1, a spokesperson for Ecclestone confirmed to CNN that the couple have welcomed a son, Ace, into the world.
Ace is Ecclestone's fourth child - he is also the father to daughters Petra, 31, Tamara, 36, and Deborah, 65.
According to Swiss newspaper Blick, Flosi said the birth was "easy" and over within 25 minutes.
Flosi's pregnancy came to light in April when her husband opened up about becoming a dad again at 89, People reported.
CNN reported at the time that he told UK news agency PA Media:
“I don’t see there’s any difference between being 89 and 29. You’ve got the same problems I suppose. It’s all right.”
Flosi told Blick newspaper that they only hoped the baby is born healthy and she added:
"Hopefully he will never express the intention to do something with Formula 1."
Social media users have reacted to the business mogul becoming a dad at such an advanced age.
Twitter user, @scottymfc_, commented:
"Lemme get this straight... Bernie Ecclestone just had his first so at the age of 89 with a woman aged 44. His eldest daughter is 65."
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In other news, a mother-of-four who did not know she was pregnant said she gave birth to a healthy baby girl in the toilet.
Grace Meachin said the birth of her last born was during the period her husband was on the waiting list for a vasectomy.
She said she had no discernible bump, was taking her pill 'religiously' and still had periods.
The 32-year-old woman from Littlehampton, West Sussex, made a dash to the toilet one morning and as she sat down on the toilet, she felt the sensation of her waters breaking.
Grace let out a terrified scream. According to her, she let out a scream and asked her husband and her 13-year-old son to call an ambulance because there was 'something coming'.
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