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The Riverdale crew had better stock up on bottles and diapers, because KJ Apa is officially a dad. On Sept. 26, KJ and his girlfriend, Clara Berry, welcomed their first baby boy, and his name is incredibly sweet. “Sasha Vai Keneti Apa, born on the 23rd of September,” Clara captioned an Instagram post of Sasha’s tiny hand resting on top of her finger. “He is a perfect perfection. I am the luckiest to have now two men of my life, filling my heart with this cosmic gigantic vast love.”
The couple first confirmed that they were expecting by sharing several maternity photos to Clara’s Instagram account in May, and their baby’s arrival has been a spot of sunshine for more than just KJ and Clara. Excited about the news, KJ’s fellow Riverdale stars shared their congratulations for the new parents in the comments section. “Can’t wait to meet him 😍❤️ congratulations ❤️❤️❤️,” Lili Reinhart wrote, followed by Camila Mendes, who said, “Such a beautiful name. congrats clara!! 🥺💖.”
Within minutes of the announcement, Vanessa Morgan, who welcomed her first baby boy, River, on Jan. 29, also shared her congratulations, writing, “😭😭😭😭😭♥️♥️♥️♥️ River’s new bestie!! #boymom.” We can’t wait to see pictures of Sasha and River’s first play date. In the meantime, enjoy Clara’s sweet birth announcement here.