13:30 24 April 2006
Kylie Minogue has become an aunt for the first time.
The singer is overjoyed that brother Brendan, 35, and girlfriend Rebecca Shand have had a baby boy.
Charles Shand Minogue made his entrance into the world on Friday (21.04.06), weighing a healthy 8lb 2oz.
The petite star, who may not be able to have children following her treatment for breast cancer, is currently in New York for business meetings, but a source revealed she was the first person to telephone her sibling and congratulate him.
The source said: "She was as pleased as punch and told them how sorry she was not to be there."
The new addition to the Minogue family comes as welcome news after the difficult 11 months the star has endured since being diagnosed with cancer.
Kylie is currently recovering from an intensive programme of chemotherapy and is rumoured to be headlining next year's world famous Glastonbury music festival.
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