Or, well, Robert Downey Jr. didn’t have the baby, obviously. His wife did. Do I really need to spell that out for you? Probably not, but I wanted to just so you could get the image of Robert Downey Jr. giving birth in your head. If any dude could do it, it would be him, right? Awesome.
But yes, Robert Downey Jr. and his lovely wife are now the proud owners of a brand new baby boy! I bet he can’t wait to take the little tyke home to meet the cats!
Here are all the adorable details:
It’s a boy for Robert Downey Jr.!
Wife Susan delivered son Exton Elias Downey at 7:24 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7 in Los Angeles, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.
“Everyone is healthy and they couldn’t be happier,” a friend of the couple says.
Baby boy weighs in at 7 lbs., 5 oz., is 20 inches long and joins big brother Indio, 18, Downey’s son from his previous marriage.
After announcing the pregnancy in August, the Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows star, 46, revealed the sex of the baby on national television,much to his producer wife’s (feigned) chagrin.
“I could never really stay mad at him, but I can tell you it genuinely wasn’t something we planned to reveal,” Susan, 38, later explained.
Thankfully, her husband — who will next star in The Avengers — did manage to keep quiet about their name choice.
“If I told you the name, then she would lop off my head with a machete,” joked Downey.
Exton Elias Downey … that’s a strong name, right? It’s got a little pizazz? It better, because if there’s one thing RDJ stands for, it’s pizazz.
Now all we have to do is wait until we get our hands on some of the most adorable baby pictures that ever existed! And then we can print them off and frame them and hang them up in our homes, right after we cut out Susan’s face and paste ours in its place! And then we can be a happy little family, right guys? Right? … right?
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that’s exactly what I’m going to do!!! can’t wait…
I’m curious as to how they came up with the name Exton.