And we thought Jessica Simpson was going to win this race! Chace Crawford’s sister Candice gave birth to Hawkins Crawford Romo at 5:30PM on Monday, April 9, according to dad (and Jessica’s ex) Tony Romo’s NFL team’s Twitter stream. The Gossip Girl star was at the hospital when his sister had little Hawkins. It’s the first kid for Candice and Tony, who were married in May 2011.

Chace gushed to Us Weekly about his brother-in-law’s readiness to be a dad. “He's over-the-moon excited about it,” Chace says of Tony. “He's just such a wonderful person…he was born ready to have a family, you know what I mean? So it makes perfect sense.”

Candice and Tony started dating in 2009 and got engaged in 2010 while celebrating Candice’s 24th birthday with her family. Candice is Chace’s younger sister — and she’s also a celebrity in her own right, having won the Miss Missouri USA crown in 2008 and more recently working as a news reporter in the Dallas-Forth Worth area.

Source: Us Weekly

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