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03/23/2009 at 03:00 PM ET

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morgan on

How is Ikhyd pronounced? Ick-hyde?

Holly on

ick-HEED….it’s just need to know some background on phonetics of Indian names

Brittany Sellons on

Ickitt was close, just not close enough. I wish Nicole Riche the best in her materinity line, she has really come a long way since becoming a mom. A real role model. Harlow and baby on the way have two great parents.

Annabel on

I know that I for one would be ticked off if I had specifically stated that I did not want my son’s name to be released to the public and the press went ahead and dug up his birth certificate in spite of my wishes. I wonder how M.I.A feels about this invasion of privacy?

Kelly on

Annabel, she’s not the first celebrity to have it happen but I agree.

CelebBabyLover on

Annabel- I agree! TMZ seems to have somewhat of a habit of this. They’ve done it at least twice (or three times, depending on how you want to count): Once with Suri and Grier (they dug up the girls’ birth certificates to compare them, since they were born on the same day, when the whole “Where’s Suri?” contervesory was going on), and once with Jayden Federline (when Kevin alluded to his name NOT being Sutton Pierce as had been reported).

With Suri and Grier, at least they weren’t revealing names against the parents’ wishes. I did, however, feel bad for the Shields/Henchys when that happened. In my opinion, if the press wanted to speculate about Suri, fine (as long as it was done in a constructive way, that is, which unfourtnately it often wasn’t). However, I think it was wrong of them to drag Grier into it.

As for the situation with Jayden, I feel the same way about that as I do with the M.I.A. situation. Although Britney and Kevin weren’t vocal about it like M.I.A. has been, it was fairly obvious that they wanted to keep their new baby and his name private.

Rose on

If M.I.A had just released the name right away, there would have been minimal media coverage at best. Because she created a mystery around it, she’s everywhere. Don’t feel too sorry for her, she knows how to play the fame game.

CelebBabyLover on

Rose- Are you saying she kept her baby’s name from the media just for publicity? I seriously doubt that’s the case, mainly because she was so honest about simply not wanting to reveal the name. She didn’t try to dodge the question of what his name is and whether she’d reveal it, and she didn’t say something vague like, “I’m not going to comment on that”. Try to put yourself in her shoes for a moment. Would YOU neccesarily want to announce your baby’s name to the entire world? And how would YOU feel if someone dug up YOUR baby’s birth certificate just to find out his/her name?

If they had gotten a family member or friend to spill the beans, that would be one thing. However, digging up the birth certificate is, in my opinion, crossing the line.

Just because celebs are in the public eye doesn’t mean they have to give us every detail of their private lives!

CelebBabyLover on

Oh, and Christian Bale has never revealed his daughter’s name, and no one treats it like a big mystery. People basically respect his decision, and the media didn’t go and dig up her birth certificate just to find out her name. Therefore, I don’t think it’s always a big mystery when a celeb doesn’t reveal their kid’s name (especially a celeb who isn’t all that famous, such as Christian or M.I.A.).

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