The Hollywood baby boom is in full effect and the latest celeb to welcome a new bundle of joy is Stomp the Yard actor Brian White.
His wife of four years, Paula Da Silva, gave birth to a healthy baby girl named Layla Simone at 11:01 a.m. Thursday morning. She weighed in at 5 pounds, 8 ounces and 12 inches.
“Today was the most amazing day of my life,” Brian shared with his Instagram followers. “By @pauwhite ‘Welcome to the world, Layla Simone…your daddy @brianjwhite and I are totally smitten with you, princess ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥’ #mylifeasadad.”
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During an interview with Rolling Out last month, Paula said “I can’t even begin to describe how happy I am right now.”
“Brian is going to be a great father, and I couldn’t ask for a better partner,” she gushed.
“I feel blessed beyond belief,” Brian chimed in.”To know that you have a child coming into the world, it only makes you want to work even harder, and do all of the things that I know are important to be both a good husband, and a good father. I’ve been reflecting a lot — particularly when it comes to my parents — and just thinking about the things that I admired in them, and the things that I want for myself and for Paula.”
He went on to say that their decision to have a baby was a well-thought-out plan.
“When we made the decision that it was time to start a family, we were very smart in our decisions,” Brian explained. “We didn’t take extra vacations, or spend money in the club buying bottles. … No, we were investing in our property, and making sure that we thought ahead to make sure that our kids’ lives will be taken care of.”
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As far as what’s next for the actor, Brian’s new film titled My Favorite Five is scheduled to be released later this year. According to the IMDb page, it’s a romantic comedy starring Rochelle Aytes, Jay Ellis and DeRay Davis.
Congrats to the happy couple!
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