Singer and The Class actor Sam Harris, 46 — who also won Star Search in its premiereseason — and his long-term partner, Danny Jacobsen, have welcomed their firstchild, a son. Cooper Atticus Harris-Jacobsen was born Monday, April 7th in LosAngeles, CA, weighing in at 7 lbs, 3 oz and is 18.5 inches long. Sam and Danny were in thedelivery room with the birth mother and are now in the process of adopting the baby. In a statement, Sam said,
We are thrilled and overjoyed. He is beautiful and he is perfect.
Of the birth mother, Sam said,
What she’s going through to place this child in a good home is extraordinary. I admire it more than any act I’ve ever admired. It’s the most selfless, extraordinary thing I’ve ever seen. And we get this gift.
Click below for Sam’s video birth announcement, and another of him and Rosie O’Donnell discussing the news.