Hurley And Caine Congratulate New Dad Elton

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December 28, 2010 | 7:30am EST

British actress/model Elizabeth Hurley and actor Sir Michael Caine have rushed to congratulate Sir Elton John after he became a first-time father on Christmas day.
The Rocket Man and his partner David Furnish welcomed little Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John via a surrogate mother over the holiday weekend.

The couple announced the happy news late on Monday, revealing they are “very proud and happy parents”, and their pal Hurley is leading star tributes to the new arrival. In a post on, she writes, “Massive congratulations to David and Elton on having their beautiful son. Can’t wait for my first cuddle.”

And veteran star Caine has also offered his congratulations: “Great news about Elton and David adopting a child let’s hope more people are granted adoption.”