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Rebel Wilson explains the meaning behind her new baby Royce's name

Gregory Robinson

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Rebel Wilson explains the meaning behind her new baby Royce's name

Featured Image Credit: @rebelwilson/Instagram

Rebel Wilson has revealed the cute meaning behind her new baby Royce’s name.

The Pitch Perfect star, 42, surprised fans by announcing the birth of her daughter on Monday (7 November) in an adorable Instagram post.

The comedian shared a picture of her newborn along with her full name – Royce Lillian Elizabeth Wilson.

Now the Super Fun Night creator has shared the meaning behind her daughter’s first name and both of her middle names.

“I wanted an original name starting with the letter R and so eventually landed on that one,” she shared with People.

The Australian TV and film star said she shares the name Elizabeth with her daughter, which was inspired by Queen Elizabeth II.

Rebel explained: “Lillian and Elizabeth are both family names carried by women in my family who I admire. Elizabeth, which is also my middle name, after the late Queen.”

Taking to Instagram to announce the happy news, Rebel wrote: “Beyond proud to announce the birth of my first child, Royce Lillian, born this past week via surrogate.

"I can’t even describe the love I have for her, she’s a beautiful miracle! I am forever grateful to everyone who has been involved, (you know who you are), this has been years in the making…but particularly wanted to thank my gorgeous surrogate who carried her and birthed her with such grace and care.

Rebel Wilson and her girlfriend Ramona Agruma. Credit: @rebelwilson/Instagram.
Rebel Wilson and her girlfriend Ramona Agruma. Credit: @rebelwilson/Instagram.

"Thank you for helping me start my own family, it’s an amazing gift. The BEST gift!! I am ready to give little Roycie all the love imaginable. I am learning quickly…much respect to all the Mums out there! Proud to be in your club."

The Cats star is dating Ramona Agruma and earlier in the year, fans gave the actress lots of love and support after she came out as a member of the LGBTQ+ community after an Australian newspaper tried to out her.

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Sharing a photo of her and Ramona, Rebel captioned the sweet snap with a heart and rainbow emoji, writing: “Thought I was searching for a Disney Prince… but maybe what I really needed all this time was a Disney Princess [sic].”


Topics: Celebrity, Parenting

Gregory Robinson
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