OMG! Can you believe it? Liam Payne and Cheryl have named their baby boy Bear Payne after ‘getting to know’ the newborn! They’re ‘over the moon’ and are ‘loving being parents for the first time.’ Find out here how they chose this peculiar baby name!
Cheryl, 33, and Liam Payne, 23, have named their baby Bear, according to People magazine. And guess what? They allegedly chose the unusual name after spending a week getting to know him. Seemingly confirming the news on May 2, Liam tweeted to Bear Grylls writing, “Thanks man hope he grows with an ounce of your courage! [You’re] a boss” in response to “love & blessings” from the star.
— Bear Grylls (@BearGrylls) May 2, 2017
— Liam (@LiamPayne) May 2, 2017
“Cheryl and Liam wanted to get to know their baby before deciding on a name. They spent over a week getting to know him first before deciding. They wanted to get to know him before they decided on the name,” a source told The Sun. “They didn’t have the name Bear before the birth. But they’d been thinking of a name since meeting him and they just felt it suited him. They love their little baby Bear Payne and are truly over the moon and loving being parents for the first time together.”
After the birth of Bear Payne on March 22, Cheryl released the following statement: “Liam and I became parents to an incredibly beautiful, healthy baby boy looking like a dream. Although he still doesn’t have a name he is already stealing hearts. We are all madly in love and overwhelmingly happy with our little arrival.”
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