Christina Ricci welcomes baby girl and announces unusual name choice

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Photo credit: Getty Images
Photo credit: Getty Images

Christina Ricci has welcomed a baby girl with husband Mark Hampton – so many congratulations are in order.

The Addams Family star and her husband revealed the happy news on social media, sharing adorable pictures of the newborn while also confirming her name – Cleopatra.

Posting a picture of the sleeping baby, Christina wrote on Instagram: "Baby Cleo is here we are so in love with her also she has the most incredible dad imaginable @markhamptonhair".

Photo credit: Instagram/markhamptonhair
Photo credit: Instagram/markhamptonhair

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Mark added on his own page: "My heart has exploded. @riccigrams and baby Cleo are doing fantastic, we're all resting after such an eventful morning... welcome to the world baby Cleopatra Ricci Hampton".

He also said in his Stories that it was a "truly emotional morning" and he had "never cried so much", adding that mother and baby were "doing amazing".

Christina confirmed that a baby was on the way back in August, sharing a picture of a sonogram and saying that "life keeps getting better".

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Photo credit: Stephane Cardinale/Corbis - Getty Images

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Cleo is the second child for the actress, with the star already mother to 7-year-old son Freddie, whom she shares with ex-husband James Heerdegen.

Christina and hair stylist Mark tied the knot in October, confirming the news with a wedding selfie captioned "Mr and Mrs".

The actress will soon be seen in The Matrix Resurrections, playing the role of Gwyn de Vere and appearing alongside the likes of Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jonathan Groff, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jessica Henwick and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.

The latest entry into the franchise comes from Lana Wachowski, who co-directed the original trilogy with her sister Lilly.

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