Richard Gutierrez proud father to baby Zion

Celebrity couple Richard Gutierrez and Sarah Lahbati has finally confirmed rumors that they are now parents to a baby boy. The revelation was made during the pilot episode of the E! reality show “It Takes Gutz to be a Gutierrez” aired Sunday, June 1, 2014.

“A lot of people think that Sarah left the country because we are having a baby and she’s pregnant. I just want to set the record straight and tell everyone that I’m a proud father of baby Zion,” said Gutierrez.

Lahbati also took to Instagram and posted a photo of two hands (one belonging to an adult and the other belonging to a baby) with the caption, “Extremely proud to announce the new member of our family, baby Zion.”

According to Gutierrez, they found out about Lahbati’s pregnancy when they were in Paris and they have decided to keep the news within the family to avoid being the center of tabloid issues.

Lahbati decided to leave the country in 2013 made others speculate that she’s pregnant with boyfriend Richard’s baby.

Gutierrez and Lahbati became a couple in 2012 after working together in the GMA-7 soap opera “Makapiling Kang Muli.