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Jessica Simpson names baby Ace Knute, Twitterverse erupts

Posted by Kristi Palma  July 1, 2013 08:35 AM

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Jessica Simpson gave birth to a baby boy Sunday and the baby's name is drawing criticism on Twitter (just like another celebrity couple's baby name choice from last week. Ahem, North West).

The 32-year-old singer and "Fashion Star" mentor gave birth via C-section to Ace Knute. The baby's middle name honors his father Eric Johnson's Swedish grandfather, reports People.com.

We took a peek at some tweets with the hashtag #AceKnute. Cue the sarcasm ...

Ace joins big sister Maxwell Drew, who turned 1 in May. Simpson has been engaged to Johnson, the father of her children, since 2010.

Are you up on your celebrity baby news? Take our quiz to see if you can guess the celebrity baby bump!

More headlines:
-- Jennifer Lopez apologizes for controversial performance (People.com)
-- Mumford & Sons return to stage after bassist's brain surgery (People.com)
-- Cirque du Soleil performer passes away after 50-foot fall during Las Vegas MGM Grand show (E! News)
-- Rihanna pays tribute to late grandmother (E! News)

 

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