Halle Bailey Reveals the Meaning Behind Her Newborn Son’s Name – Hollywood Life

Halle Bailey Reveals the Meaning Behind Her Newborn Son’s Name in New Interview

Nearly one month after confirming the arrival of her son, 'The Little Mermaid' star opened up and explained why she chose her little one's unique name.

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Halle Bailey, 23, announced the arrival of her son, Halo, on January 6, and just recently revealed the inspiration behind his adorable moniker. Although some speculated that the Grown-ish alum chose her little one’s name, it was her boyfriend, DDG, 26, who thought of it. “It was actually my boyfriend’s idea,” she shared with PEOPLE on February 1. “He’s the one who came up with his name.”

The Disney star explained that the newborn‘s title came about serendipitously. “We just agreed, and we loved it,” she gushed to the mag. “I love the name Halo.” Halle was then asked if the name had a connection to Beyoncé‘s hit song “Halo” from 2008, to which she played coy. “He for sure has a theme song,” the mother-of-one said with a laugh.

Halle also opened up about becoming a mother for the first time. “It’s so exciting, this new role for me,” the brunette beauty shared. “I’m obsessed with my baby boy. He’s the sweetest angel in the world.” Halle emphasized that her recent partnership with CORE Hydration comes amid her breastfeeding journey. “I am breastfeeding, and it takes a lot out of you. You have to drink so much water,” she explained to the outlet. “So the fact that CORE Hydration has electrolytes and everything else, and the pH balance is really good, it’s what I actually need for myself.”

By the end of the interview, The Color Purple actress had confessed that her latest chapter is a “dream” come to life. “It’s really helping me as I go into this new journey, because I’ve never done this before,” Halle revealed. “I’m discovering so many different things about myself. It’s like a dream come true.” The latest interview on her entrance into motherhood comes nearly one month after she announced Halo’s birth.

Halle took to Instagram on January 6 to share the first photo of her son and an adorable caption. “Even though we’re a few days into the new year, the greatest thing that 2023 could have done for me, was bring me my son.. welcome to the world my halo the world is desperate to know you,” she captioned the post.

A few weeks later, she took to Snapchat to reveal why she chose to hide her entire pregnancy. “I just wanted to make sure I had a beautiful, private healthy time in my journey,” Halle told her fans. “I really, really appreciate people like you who are so kind and understanding, especially of me wanting to wait to share something this sacred and beautiful,” she also said during the live video.