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Nicole Richie gives birth to Sparrow


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.