Ryan Reynolds Finally Confirms Baby's Name & It's Adorable

blake lively ryan reynoldsAfter months of speculation and rumors (and plenty of jokes), Ryan Reynolds has finally confirmed his daughter's name. She arrived back in December, and, as previously thought, Reynolds and wife Blake Lively have named their daughter James.

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Before she was even born, Reynolds made his pick known. He wanted his daughter to be named Excalibur Anaconda. Sadly, that was a no-go. Butternut Summer Squash was the close second.

Then, a hospital nurse supposedly tweeted that the baby's name was Violet. Wrong again.

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In February, a source close to the couple revealed the duo decided to keep the androgynous name theme of their family going, and named their baby girl James. And Reynolds finally set the record straight in a pre-taped interview that aired on this morning's TODAY show:

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So why all the secrecy and refusal to comment? Pretty simple, really. They just didn't want to be the first to leak it so that they can't be blamed for it later.

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"I didn't want to be the first guy screaming it out to the media," the new dad says. "Because as we know, little girls turn into teenage girls and little teenage girls can sometimes scan through the archives and go, 'Why did you do that?'"

It looks like Dad is just trying to avoid having to give possible future explanations. We can't really blame him for that.

And now, officially, welcome to the world, baby James!

What do you think of the official name?

 

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