Uma Thurman is driving me crazy. She had a baby back in July, and still hasn't announced the girl's name. There isn't even a RUMOURED name. How is it possible that no one in her extended family or who works in her doctor's office or whose child goes to school with Thurman's older children has leaked this name? C'mon, people! Start gossiping!
I'm particularly interested to know because I suspect that Uma got custody of The Good Tastes In Baby Names upon divorcing Ethan Hawke. The children from their marriage are Maya Ray and Levon Roan. I give these names a thumbs-up. Subsequently Hawke's had two daughters named Clementine and Indiana. Clementine is okay, Indiana is horrible. The father of Thurman's new baby has sons named Arpad Flynn Alexander and Aurelius Cy Andrea. These names are not my style, but they're solid, legitimate names that will not limit the boys' career options. Unlike Indiana.
I find it interesting when a person or couple's taste in baby names changes radically. As Kelly Ripa became famous, her taste in names got weirder. She went from Michael to Lola to Joaquin.
Another example is the former couple Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe. Together they have Ava and Deacon. Phillippe has another daughter named Kailani Merizalde Phillippe Knapp.
[Short interlude while I think about Paul Rudd's character Kunu/Chuck in Forgetting Sarah Marshall and laugh at the name Kailani.]
Last month Witherspoon and her new husband welcomed a son. Tennessee Toth. I assume that he came out the birth canal looking a villain from a silent movie. There is no other excuse.