Miranda Kerr Named Baby Flynn After Her Dead Ex-Boyfriend! Is This Weird?

Tue, July 12, 2011 9:27am EDT by 3 Comments

Flynn’s first middle name Christopher is a tribute to an ex with the same name who was killed in a car crash when he and Miranda were teens!

Miranda Kerr always planned to name her first child after Christopher Middlebrook after he was tragically taken from her — and husband Orlando Bloom was happy to oblige!

“Chris and I had been dating for two years. After he died, I wrote him a letter that said I hoped to name my first child after him in some way,” Miranda tells Australia’s Daily Telegraph newspaper.”I told Orlando and he was the one who said he’d be happy to do that. Orlando’s a good guy.”

He really IS a good guy?

The six-month-old ‘s full name is Flynn Christopher Blanchard Copeland Bloom. Flynn was inspired by Orlando’s late grandma Evelyn; Blanchard is one of his middle names and Copeland is his mom’s maiden name.

What do you think, HollyMoms? Would YOU be as understanding as Orlando?

– Ian Garland

Read Even More About Flynn And His Parents!:

  1. Baby Flynn Bloom Sports The Latest Eco-Friendly Accessory!
  2. Miranda Kerr Made Orlando Bloom ‘Pee In A Bottle’ During Her Marathon Labor!
  3. Orlando Bloom’s Baby Mystery! What Does His Middle Name Mean?!

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orlyorly

Posted at 7:49 AM on July 28, 2011  

i think its nice esp. of orlando!

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Chelse

Posted at 11:18 AM on July 12, 2011  

I would be. I can understand losing someone you loved very much and wanting to keep a part of them alive.

My son’s middle name is after my best friend who passed away when I was 16, he and I were always very affectionate and many people thought we had a romantic relationship.
My husband understood where I was coming from and let me name our son accordingly.

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Rachael

Posted at 10:50 AM on July 12, 2011  

She was like 13 when they dated and he died.

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