facebook
twitter
search
search

Jessica Simpson gives birth to daughter

May 1, 2012 at 1:04 PM

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Singer-actress Jessica Simpson announced on her Web site Tuesday she has given birth to her first child, a daughter named Maxwell Drew, in Los Angeles.

Simpson, 31, began dating former NFL player Eric Johnson, 32, in May 2010. The couple was engaged six months later and announced their baby news last Halloween, People.com said.

"Eric and I are elated to announce the birth of our baby girl, Maxwell Drew Johnson," the message on Simpson's Web site said Tuesday. "We are grateful for all the love, support and prayers we have received. This has been the greatest experience of our lives!!"

Simpson said her daughter weighed 9 pounds, 13 ounces when she was born.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Kourtney Kardashian's beau Scott Disick seen partying in Monte Carlo
Watch Kate Hudson sing 'The Star-Spangled Banner' for the 4th of July
Vanessa Williams has 4th of July wedding
Christopher Reeve's daughter gives birth to a son, names him Christopher
Pia Zadora and Cloris Leachman to trade lives for a week on 'Wife Swap'