Ryan Reynolds Finally Confirms His Daughter's Name!


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Well, there you have it. After months of speculation and even a flat-out refusal to divulge details, Ryan Reynolds finally confirmed the name of his three-month-old daughter with wife Blake Lively — and it's exactly what we thought it was!

"It's Butternut Summer Squash," Reynolds jokingly told Willie Geist during a one-on-one interview on the Today show this morning before revealing her actual moniker. "No, it's out there. It's James. Everyone knows, and I told everyone who would listen before it was out there that I didn't want to be the first guy screaming it out to the media because, as we know, little girls turn into teenage girls and little teenage girls sometimes scan through the archives and go, 'Why did you do that?'"

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After false initial reports that their daughter was named Violet, E! News discovered her real name last month. Still, Reynolds hesitated to approach anything approximating a confirmation as recently as last weekend.

"There's zero secret about it," the actor told the Associated Press of why he and Lively were keeping her name under wraps last Saturday. "That little girl will grow up to be a teenager who will find out that I blurted her name out on national television and probably make me pay for it. She will exact her revenge in searing, psychic pain."

So does that mean he and his wife of two and a half years are now ready for some intense teenage rage? They've still got a few years to prepare!

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