Becoming a father.

Updated June 22 2016:

Scott Elrod and his girlfriend, Vanessa Vazart welcomed their new baby boy, Easton Thomas, into the world at 7:15 PM PST on June 21. Vazart shared happy photos on Instagram:



Happy Easton…Happy daddy. ??

A photo posted by Scott Elrod (@scottelrod) on

Original article December 21 2015:
Former “The Young and the Restless” actor Scott Elrod, who played Genoa City’s Joe Clark (who was just sentenced to six years in prison) just announced on his Instagram that he and his girlfriend Vanessa are expecting their first child together. Elrod shared a screenshot of his conversation with his ecstatic mother, when he told her the happy news: offers big congratulations to Scott Elrod and his family, and will update with more information as it becomes available.

Read about Scott Elrod’s upcoming role on Grey’s Anatomy.

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– Candace Young