We’re still reeling with excitement for Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds on the birth of their baby girl, but we’re now confused as to why the baby’s name is such a big secret. Baby Reynolds — who was born just before the New Year — had her name reportedly outed as Violet by a tweet from a hospital nurse. We rejoiced for them and cooed over the colorful name they selected for their little girl … or so we thought.
Reynolds recently revealed that his daughter’s name is not Violet, telling USA Today, “No, that’s not the name. I don’t want to get into that but I don’t know where that came from.”
Now we’re baffled. Was the baby ever named Violet? Did they change it after the leaked tweet? What’s the baby’s actual name?
If it’s up to the über-private couple, we may never know. (Or we may think we know, but not know for sure.) Regardless, what we can confirm is that the two stars are very tired as they go through the motions of new parenthood.
Reynolds continued on, saying, “I don’t sleep very much. It’s great. It’s wonderful. But my brain is elsewhere … I had to go to Sundance this last week. I was more excited to get a good night’s sleep. It was borderline pornographic for me.”
We hear ya, Ryan. Nothing in the world can compare to that moment your head hits the pillow after being up for 48 hours with a wailing, snot-ridden baby. We’d tell you it gets easier, but we’re not really sure that’s true. For now, we’re just left dreaming of the days our little babies turn into little adults who enjoy sleep as much as we do. Ah, parenthood.