“Utter joy” – Julia Stiles and Preston J Cook welcome a VERY cutely named baby

Julia Stiles

Actor Julia Stiles and husband, camera operator Preston J Cook, have welcomed their first child – an adorably named baby boy.

Baby Bourne

The now mum-of-one, who starred in 10 Things I Hate About You, Save The Last Dance and the Bourne film franchise, shared the couple’s exciting news on Instagram Wednesday, in a snap that reminds us of just how teeny-tiny a fresh little person can be. (And how lovely it is to have a newborn in the house!)

Julia said that their baby boy made his appearance just over a month ago, and was born at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital.

This new family have obviously been taking their time to get to know each other – and enjoy the newborn “baby bubble”, away from prying eyes. We can’t think of a better approach for high-profile types. Well played Stiles-Cooks.

“Strummer Newcomb Cook, born October 20, 2017,” Julia captioned the cute pic. 

“Thanks and ever thanks to the extraordinary Doctors, Nurses and staff at Mount Sinai for helping bring this utter joy into our lives. ‘Hello, World!'”

Alright, I couldn't resist.

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Strum along

Julia and Preston met on the set of the film Blackway and whirl-winded their way to matrimony and parenthood relatively quickly.

The couple got engaged in January last year and married in September this year. Their beachy vows were apparently witnessed by a very small wedding party, a few weeks ahead of Strummer’s birth.

“Who doesn’t love a shotgun wedding?” Julia quipped as she shared her wedding news on social media.

Who indeed?! The dress looks beautiful and the rings are delightfully rosy.

Who doesn't love a shotgun wedding? 😉✨

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We have to say we’re totally digging the name they chose for their brand new bub, and can’t help but wonder if it was derived from The Clash frontman Joe Strummer. It’s got to be the case, right?!

Huge congrats to Julia and Preston on their lovely news. Welcome to the world, baby Strummer!


A cheeky bit of throwback Julia to brighten your day …

1/ “Classy, puberme”

Classy 💫 #puberme #puertoricorelief Photo courtesy of the amazing @santossultan

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2/ “This is the album cover for the album I’m not making.”

This is the album cover for the album I am not making. #tbt

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3/ “Me and Gramps”

#tbt or #fbfriday ? Who cares. Thanks, Mom for the photo. Me and Gramps.

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4/ “I think in about 10 years time, I’d like to start listening to rap music.”

"I think in about 10 years, I'd like to start listening to rap music" #wayback

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