The star's estranged husband, Lamar Sally, has said he wants to raise the baby
The surrogate welcomed a boy Tuesday in Pennsylvania, according to TMZ. When contacted by PEOPLE, Shepherd declined to comment about the birth.
“It’s still unclear what’s going on,” he told PEOPLE.
Shepherd, 47, and Sally, 43, shocked fans when they split in May after almost three years of marriage. The breakup instigated an ugly legal battle that coincided with her first husband Jeff Tarpley’s petition for custody of their son.
Shepherd, who will star as the wicked stepmother in Broadway’s Cinderella starting Sept. 9, alluded to the troubles to come after that courtroom victory.
“Keep the prayers coming,” she Tweeted. “Still got more battles.”
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