Celebrity Baby Blog / Paul Delvecchio

Pauly D: My Baby Girl Is a ‘Blessing’

10/24/2013 at 03:15 PM ET

Pauly D Daughter Custody Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Clear Channel

Pauly D is ready to roll with the punches — right into parenthood.

After confirming on Tuesday that he is the father of a baby girl named Amabella, the new dad took to Twitter to share some words of wisdom.

“Sometimes in life things aren’t planned and they may even scare you at first, but they end up being a blessing,” the former Jersey Shore cast member, whose real name is Paul Delvecchio, 33, writes.

He adds in a statement, “That is how I feel about having a daughter, I am looking forward to being a parent to her.”

According to a source, after the reality star found out he had fathered a child, he made plans to be a part of the little girl’s life.

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Paul Delvecchio Welcomes Daughter Amabella

10/22/2013 at 01:40 PM ET

Pauly D Welcomes Daughter Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Clear Channel

Surprise — Pauly D is a dad!

Former Jersey Shore cast member and popular DJ, Paul Delvecchio recently discovered he fathered a daughter, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

The mother of baby Amabella is a New Jersey native he met last year in Las Vegas while in town for a gig, reports TMZ, which broke the news Tuesday.

“I’m proud I’m a father,” Delvecchio says. “I am excited to embark on this new part of my life.”

According to TMZ, the mother, who is 26, filed court documents in New Jersey to formally establish paternity. However, Delvecchio, 33, has already taken a paternity test that proves he is indeed the father.

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