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Nicole Richie gives birth to Sparrow

September 9, 2009

If it’s tough being a celebrity these days, and it’s getting even harder finding a unique name for a celebrity baby.richie

But Nicole Richie and husband Joel Madden have come up with something new to greet the arrival of their new son, born “In the middle of night, the very early hours of September 9, 2009.”

The 7 1b 14 oz (3.6 kg) baby boy has been named Sparrow James Midnight Madden, Richie, 27, announced on her web site .

Sparrow is baby brother to big sister Harlow Winter Kate Madden, who was born in January 2008.

Sparrow is the latest strikingly unique name chosen recently by celebrities for their offspring, including Bronx Mowgli (son of Ashley Simpson-Wentz), Apple (daughter of Gwyneth Paltrow), Zuma (son of Gwen Stefani) and Sunday Rose (daughter of Nicole Kidman).

At least Nicole and Joel didn’t announce the birth of Sparrow with a Tweet…

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