Christina Ricci’s husband chose the baby’s full name without telling him

Engraved in stone! When Christina ricci gave birth to a baby girl in December 2021, her husband, Marc hampton, chose the full name of the child.

“We were going to call her Cleo and just before they got me ready for the Caesarean, they started talking about how we should fill out the birth certificate papers, [and] my husband said to me, ‘We have to give him a full name, don’t we? And then the nickname is Cleo ‘”, the Yellow jackets star, 41, recalled on Thursday, January 13 Ellen DeGeneres Show appearance. “I was kind of like, ‘Whatever, we can talk about it later. Then he got so excited that he put it on Instagram.

The California native joked, “Well, I guess her name is Cleopatra. I just thought it would be Cleo… but he figured it out while I was recovering. Cleopatra is fine. I mean is the name of a queen.

Christina Ricci and Mark Hampton. Broadimage / Shutterstock

The Casper star is also the mother of her 7-year-old son Freddie along with her ex-husband, James heerdegen. The little one is a “big” older brother, Ricci said. “He loves being a big brother so much. Kiss her all the time. He doesn’t like the lack of sleep, the chaos that reigns in the house. He is very good.

Cleopatra has a “pretty consistent” sleep schedule so far, the actress noted, explaining, “She sleeps for four hours and wakes up for two hours. … I had Freddie when I was 34, and [the sleep deprivation] is more difficult when you are older. I’m 41 years old.

Ricci announced in August 2021 that she was pregnant with baby # 2, writing via Instagram: “Life just keeps getting better.” the Pan Am alum shared ultrasound photos at the time, then debuted with her baby bump in lingerie via Instagram Stories the next day.

The Golden Globe winner and Hampton tied the knot in October 2021 in Los Angeles. “#justmarried,” the groom captioned an Instagram selfie at the time.

When their baby girl arrived, Ricci called the newborn baby “Baby Cleo” in her social media upload. “We’re so in love with her,” the Emmy winner captioned in a December 2021 Instagram video. “She also has the most amazing father you can imagine.”

Hampton commented on the heart emojis on his post, writing in one of his own posts: “My heart has exploded. @riccigrams and baby Cleo are doing great, we are all resting after such a hectic morning. Welcome to the world of baby Cleopatra Ricci Hampton.

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