The new mother revealed in a new interview that she waited until the last moment to tell her loved ones about welcoming a son via surrogate with her husband. In fact, Hilton kept the news so tight-lipped that her family didn't even know she was planning to expand until after she and Reum went to the hospital in January.
"My entire life has been so public," the Simple Life alum explained in her March 2023 Harper's Bazaar cover story, published Thursday, February 16. "I've never had anything for myself. We decided that we wanted to have this whole experience to ourselves."
From wearing a brunette wig to the hospital to telling her staff she was having her house painted for two days to keep them out of the couple's abode, the 41-year-old reportedly did whatever it took to ensure no one knew about her and Reum's baby boy.
Before word got out about their first child together, Hilton introduced her newborn to the world, sharing a photo of herself holding the infant’s hand to Instagram, writing, “You are already loved beyond words.”
Hilton's family reportedly found out about the existence of the new addition to their family moments before the post went live.
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In addition to her sister, Nicky Hilton, gushing over the news, commenting on her Instagram post with three emojis, Lindsay Lohan, Donatella Versace, Kris Jenner and several other famous faces congratulated the heiress.
Hilton and Reum — who wed in November 2021 — have yet to reveal their son's name nor any other details about their newborn.
And while this is Hilton's first child, Reum is already dad to a little girl named Evie, 10 — though they have zero relationship because the multi-millionaire reportedly abandoned his offspring in the delivery room. Reum pays child support for Evie but has "never once acknowledged Evie or given her so much as a birthday card or a Christmas present," a source recently spilled.