Why are celebrity baby names so fascinating? As much as we can tell ourselves we don’t care, we do. And we’re so over the celebs who try to keep it a secret from us. We’re not asking for a cuddle of your newborn, just a mere detail.
So until we know for sure that Sam Worthington and Lara Bingle’s baby boy is called Rocket Zot Worthington — as “sources” have told the New York Post — we won’t believe it. The tot was born in Los Angeles sometime last month and his parents have, so far, kept quiet on the subject of his chosen moniker.
We’ve learned our lesson, you see, from the whole Blake Lively/Ryan Reynolds baby name debacle. It’s taken three months for Reynolds to admit that his daughter is called James, after we were all led down the garden path with, rather appropriately, a very flowery name.
Reynolds told NBC’s Today show, “It’s James. Everyone knows.”
And the reason for keeping everyone in suspense? “I didn’t want to be the first guy screaming it out to the media. Because as we know, little girls turn into teenage girls and little teenage girls sometimes scan through the archives and go, ‘Why did you do that?'”
We’re sure she’ll forgive you, Ryan. Over to you, Sam…
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