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Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins welcomes 1st child

Billy Corgan of the band Smashing Pumpkins

Billy Corgan of the band Smashing Pumpkins arrives at Live Nation's 2015 Summer Spotlight event at Irving Plaza on May 5, 2015, in Manhattan. Credit: Stephen Lovekin

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has welcomed a child with his girlfriend, artist Chloe Mendel.

The singer’s representative confirmed to Us Weekly that Corgan and Mendel welcomed a son, Augustus Juppiter Corgan, on Nov. 16.

This is the first child for the singer, 48, and the artist, 22, who is the daughter of fashion designers Gilles Mendel and Jenny Mui, who own the teahouse Madame ZuZu’s in Chicago’s Highland Park neighborhood.

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