Last Saturday, Dec. 7 Kate Winslet gave birth for the third time to a baby boy. This is Winslet‘s first child with husband Ned RocknRoll whom she has been seeing since Aaugust 2011, and officially tied the knot in December 2012. The British actress gave birth in Sussex County, UK, as her and hubby have been living in the UK for the past little while. Although this is Winslet‘s third child, after daughter Mia Tharpleton, 13, and son Joe Aalfie Wwinslet, 9, the birth marks a new beginning for RocknRoll who is also the nephew of British entrepreneur Richard Branson. They actually met on his privately owned Necker Island.
If you had the expected raise of eyebrow when you first read Ned’s last name, you’re not alone. His “ex” name, or his birth name if you like, was Ned Abel Smith. Why change it to RocknRoll? I could honestly think of a million reasons, who doesn’t want to be rock n’ roll right? But I’m not sure Winslet married the 35-year-old because of her ever-flowing love for his choice in picking last names: ‘I was never going to change my name to Rocknroll. I’ve never changed my name to anything so I didn’t see a reason to start now.’ … [read more]