When Jessica Simpson welcomed her second child on Sunday, she didn't have polar bears on the brain, as some might've thought.
The 32-year-old singer/actress/fashion mogul and her fiancé, athlete Eric Johnson, named their baby boy Ace Knute - leading some to think that the baby's middle name was a nod to "the polar bear from Germany," as one CNN.com commenter noted.
"[T]hese celebs with their wild choices for the child's name," the commenter said.
While Ace Knute is certainly just as unique as North West, Zuma Nesta Rock and Rainbow Aurora, it doesn't actually have anything to do with the beloved bear Knut, who died in March 2011.
In actuality, Simpson and Johnson chose Ace's middle name in honor of Johnson's Swedish grandfather, Simpson's rep told People magazine.
The couple also kept it in the family when they picked a name for their oldest child, 1-year-old Maxwell Drew. Maxwell is dad Johnson's middle name, and Drew is the maiden name of Simpson's mother, Tina.
Gwen Stephani must have been aware of the "Zuma Rock" which is a large monolith located in Nigeria when she decided on the name: "Zuma Nesta Rock" for her son. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zuma_Rock.
Congratulations Jessica!! I don't see the big deal...Knut is his middle name. I'm pretty sure a lot of people have some fairly weird middle names. Ace isn't a bad first name. Definitely better than North (I mean really??). At least these two are picking names that have sentimental value to their families...and honoring their families....unlike other celebrities. I say good for them and may they enjoy their family.
Makes more sense than North West
What a bunch of close minded people. You embarrass me. This is one of many reasons people hate Americans. Knut is a very popular boys name in Scandinavia. The boys father is of Scandinavian origin. It's not an odd name at all. It's much better than being named John, or Mike and having 10 other kids in the classroom turn around at the same time when called.
What's with these idiot people playing this stupid contest of...who can name their baby the stupider name?
What the heck are you talking about?
Oh wow, we're getting to the bottom of the barrell now, arent we!!!
Nobody is suggesting this is news. it's just a light weight fluff story about a celebrity. If you are offended by light weight fluff stories, simply don't read them. This is the entertainment blog. Reading the stories, then whining or insulting the subject of the story says so much more about you than who you're saying crap about, in this case someone you don't know and their child. Lighten up or grow up.
Imbeciles like these two should not be allowed to reproduce.
What a dingbat couple.
Wow, the Trolls come out for this?
Uh, how about someone writing "Congrats Jessica"?
These celebrities don't care about what they set their children up for. They try to be their version of hip and to out do each other in the weird categories. If they want to stand out, they should change their own names and give their kids a break.
knute rockne – a great american
It should be Homer. HOMER!
Just another turd laid by Jessica Simpson.
You are an ass!
Knute is actually almost a normal name... the reporters kind of dropped the ball here. Explaining "Ace" is what she should really be doing. These celebs seem to name their kids ridiculous things to show off that, unlike normal people with bizarre names, their kids will still be wealthy and "successful."
there's no need to explain...we understand the celeb's always name their kids with some over the top outrageous name...right "Moon Unit Zappa"?
And one day, in his 40s, he will be known as AK47.
Im an idiot
I like cookies.
Fifty million Americans are living in poverty. Who cares what the snot named her brat?
Clearly you cared enough to post
Well people living in poverty is their own fault. It is called E-D-U-C-A-T-I-O-N and a J-O-B.
Stop living off food stamps and welfare. Do something with your damn self life is too short!
No wonder America is on the decline...this is supposed to be news?
Who said she wanted to know every facet about his life...take a chill pill with this issue already
Oh please explain your baby's name to me Jessica. I hang on your every world. I want to know every facet of every detail of your life...........not!!!
If you have to explain your babies name you are doing it wrong.
Not if they're family names. I have no problem with Knute. Ace on the other hand....
:YAWN:... WGAF?????????????!!!!!!! I certainly DON'T!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I just wanted to post a mean comment.
Another non-news story for those who have no life and vicariously live through celebrities. And we wonder what is wrong with this country.
But yet you read the article and commented on it so you're not any better then the people your judging. Get over yourself.
Yeah, seriously, it is people like YOU that are what's wrong with the country. You think your better than everyone else on here but like Kate said – YOU READ THE ARTICLE TOO! So what are you really trying to say?
Get over yourselves, Kate & M.A.P.. This is a crap non-story. Of course it is trumped by your collective incredulity. Time to troll somewhere else and be outraged over someone else's comments.
And if it's such a NON-STORY why does it appear on EEVERY MAJOR NEWS AGENCY's WEBSITE TODAY?? HUH??? Can't answer that then I guess you are the non story you patheitic freaks-
I didn't know Jessica Simpson was smart enough to put together whole sentences.
She used to look good in tight shorts, though. Used to.
I happened to catch Dukes of Hazzard on tv the other day. Good lawd she made one hot Daisy.
Im sure that she is much hotter, heavy or skinny, then anything you have ever mated with in your life. Past or present
the dad is hotter now then when he was younger.
ooooo.... a family name.
i thought she was like obsessed with that tv show Vikings or something
Nope, Just a closet Notre Dame fan.
Kim looks so happy with her man...I love when couples are truly in love.
You actually think Kanye is anything more than a baby daddy to her?
Why not-they are marrying.
I do, too. They make it look so real!
She has the best breasts in town
Those breasts were bought. Teen boys and their postings.
Ace hole. Jessica Simpson really is a simpleton. Nice work destroying your kid, dimbulb.
Sherrin, the correct way to write that would be "They're fake". As in they are fake. Their fake doesn't make sense.
Read all your texts and voted: there is a problem.
St. Mary's Hospital- go check so we can make you look stupid again tomorrow.
Should just have named to the half breed adoption list. It might get picked up before It's 18 and not have a drug problem.
Who cares even a little bit?
Its a one man show.
Ladies gym 5:30am!!!
Wait... who's Jessica Simpson again?
When you have to explain a baby's name, then it is a bad day. Good job for ruining your kids life out of selfishness.
Hardly ruining the kids life. I had an uncle named Knute. It's a perfectly acceptable, if not often heard, name. Ace is more strange to me. que sera sera
Agree with Momtofour. Nothing wrong with Knute; it was my grandfather's name. Sure, it's not Michael, William or David. But it's a common Scandinavian name. She shouldn't have had to explain that to those members of the press who asked about her son's name; they should have already known that. Ace is unusual but it's not Dweezil or Moon Unit or North. With all the crazy names being given to kids, when he grows up, it'll probably sound normal.
Is Jessica pregnant yet?
No, she never was. She's just a fat pig with no self respect, and she lies about being pregz so noone makes fun of her slob ways.
These self-serving, self-righteous, self-centered, so-called 'celebrities' inflict pain on their kids by naming them things like Paperclip, or Butterknife, or 'Blanket'. Kim Kardasian named her child 'North'. Really!? She better set aside some cash for her future therapist costs. And since she'll be raised by a nanny due to Kim's 'dreadfully hard' club appearances and those foot-aching red carpet strolls, she'll have even less of a connection to her mom...the Joan Crawford of today. Way to go! The depth of your shallowness is clear for all to view.
last name: Herb
First Name: Smoking
YOU JUST MADE MY DAY!!!
think I'll join in :)
The women are a bunch of pigs and have no morals whatsoever.
All of these so called celebrities are disgusting anyway.
"Ace Knute what your Country can do for you..."
Einstein: It's not "too distract him" it's "to." And it would be HAVE you ever seen, not HAS. And in answer to your question, "Yes I have seen something as stupid – your comment."
What the HELL are you trying to say!?!? It's like you're using a Scrabble game to come up with your answers. Do you even have a basic grasp of the English language???
A. Shine a flashlight in her ear.
I was going to say: Dress Big Shiz in a White Tux and have him drive her around Georgia in a Limo...
Thanks you above! I hate it when people steal my name – especially to post ra c ist ignorance. People know me, I might an a$$, but im no r a c i s t, no h0merphobe and not se xist. I just have a fecal obsession that I like to share, and celebrities annoy me.
ignore her she's a putz
based on that photo, someone needs to teach Holly Madison how to hold a baby.
must be having with dem things every night.
( o )( o )
I love her big cans.
I can't wait for them to run an article telling me why I should care about a declining star's child's middle name's explanation to begin with...
Let's see if they become pretentious about it and choose the latest Hollywood trend, calling your child by his middle name, when you always planned to call the child by his middle name.
Is Jessica Simpson high functioning enough to explain anything?
She has a multi-million-dollar clothing company that has made her upwards of over $100,000,000. And you? What have you done with your little life, smart guy? How functional are you?
I think his middle name should be Hardware.
I think you should never reproduce.
amazing bust and figure....she will be back soon....these young women are trained they have their babies and drop the weight with in 2 mo...i'm sure she's on her diet already...
Jess is ambitious, kids, multi million dollar fashion career and living with a hunky man...sounds like the perfect life
Yeah but she's fat.
she has a functional relationship and the weight is out very soon.....plus jess has a good reputation in Hollywood so everyone knows she just had a baby ... its not rocket science....
Get lost you loser hacker. Noone cares about you – not even your fat mother who's probably sitting one level above her basement where you are currently living your 39th year in her basement you sad sad hacker troll.
So, why the hick name 'Ace'?...
Beautiful girl, she's young, the weight will come off i'd say 2-mo..she is young it just slides off and she is DEEPLY in love with her man
Beautiful girl, she's young, the weight will come off i'd say 2-mo..she is young it just slides of and she is DEEPLY in love with her man
congrats on the baby ear.
Gimme two tripple cheeseburgers and baby to go.
Jessica Simpson is kind of a hot, juicy little porker. I'd like to roll her in flour, then go for the wet spot.
Good thing these parents have tons of money,these children will need therapy for years.
I have the same problem with this name as I did with "knox pitt."
When run together, it sounds like: "A-SNOOT" (Knock-Spit is not attractive, either!)
knute is a good swedish name
Really? Where I'm from they're called a Big Shiz...
THIS is why I love the Marquee Blog. A few minutes ago I had never heard of a shart (although I have myself farted outt black poo on multiple occasions). Now I am enlightened and shall hold the first annual Mitre 10 SHARTATHON. I'm inviting, tracie, Alvarez, BIG SHIZ, Sokman and other fecal fans.
Awww! Congratulations tracie!!! What are you going to name it? I still think Ploppy is a great name for a darker turd.
Ew gross, nothing worse than a fat hacker. Like BIG SHIZ that gross fat mamas boy.
– a great song by the Ramones.
Mandy is a FAT HACKER has potential...you should right up some lyrics, maybe lay down some chords, then get back to us.
I know that song. Mandy is a fat hacker does have a ring to it. Now I just need 4 power chords.
Well the fatso’s all hacked in and ready to go
She’s ready to go now
She’s on her keyboard and she’s checking out all their personal info
But she just couldn't stop
They had to call the cops
And now they’re whining on the Marquee Blog, oh yeah, oh yeaaah:
Mandy is a fat hacker
Mandy is a fat hacker
Mandy is a fat hacker now
Woooooo!!! I love it!!! Fat Hacker! Super Summer HIt 2013!!!
That song's going to be stuck in my head all day. Not a bad thing.
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