Katie Holmes Finally Gave Birth

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Los Angeles, CA (April 18, 2006) – Tom Cruise, 43, and his fiancee Katie Holmes, 27, joyously welcomed the arrival of a baby girl, Suri, today. The child weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches in length. Both mother and daughter are doing well. This is the first child for Mr. Cruise and Ms. Holmes. Mr. Cruise also has a daughter, Isabella, 13, and a son, Connor, 11. The name Suri has its origins in Hebrew meaning “princess,” or in Persian meaning “red rose.”

– Via emailed press release

By the way, Tommy. Hannibal called. He said he looks forward to meeting you for dinner. Bon appetit, buddy.

Update: In other cosmic, not glib news, Brooke Shields also gave birth to a baby girl today. Brooke and husband, Chris Henchy, named the baby Grier Hammond Henchy presumably because “Tom Cruise Sucks” was already taken.