One Direction star Louis Tomlinson is going to be a father, People magazine wrote in an exclusive report Tuesday. He and Los Angeles-based stylist Briana Jungwirth are expecting a baby.

“Louis is happy and very excited about becoming a dad and he thinks Briana will be an amazing mother," an anonymous friend confirmed to the news site. "It was a surprise at first, but he and Briana are very, very close friends and this has brought them even closer.”

The couple met through mutual friends after he broke up with Eleanor Calder -- and they haven’t been together long. In fact, they’re not officially “together” at all. He and Jungwirth, both 23, are not in a relationship. They consider each other good friends.

Part of the reason Jungwirth doesn’t want to be Tomlinson’s girlfriend is his fame with the boy band. “She’s very private and most of the time they spend together is out of the public eye, just hanging out with their friends,” the source said.

The duo is more worried about their future child than the status of their relationship. “It’s early days and Briana and the baby’s health are the most important things right now,” the insider added.

Tomlinson has not issued a Twitter statement since the news broke Tuesday. In his Twitter description, he writes that life is “uncertain.” It reads: “Live life for the moment because everything else is uncertain!”

There’s an unconfirmed Twitter account claiming to be Jungwirth, which has caused some confusion. The person who runs the account said she’s not pregnant. She has posted several updates on the account and claims she will soon post a video to explain everything. The account appears to be phony.

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