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Kieran Culkin Reveals Why It Took Seven Weeks For Him & His Wife to Name Their Newborn Son

Kieran Culkin Reveals Why It Took Seven Weeks For Him & His Wife to Name Their Newborn Son

Kieran Culkin and his wife Jazz Charton took their time giving their newborn son a name!

During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday (November 16), the 39-year-old Succession star discussed the birth of his son, Wilder Wolf, and shared that he and Jazz deliberated on his name for seven weeks before coming to a final decision.

Click inside to find out why…

“My wife wanted Wolf. She was fighting hard for Wolf,” Kieran said. “We found it in the hospital the day that he was born and we thought ‘That’s great.’ But instead of pulling the trigger on it, [we thought], ‘Let’s torture ourselves for about seven weeks,’ disagreeing with names before we come around to the name that we picked. ‘Cause we didn’t know if we were having a boy or a girl.”

He went on to say that they were given a little extra time as Jazz was able to “hold the baby in for an hour and a half.”

“So, she’s in bed and we have a dry erase board so we can go over every name we thought of,” he said. “And we were like ‘Let’s focus on girl names because we really like these.’ We narrowed it down to two girl names that we really liked, and we agreed it was going to be one of those two names if it’s a girl, and if it’s a boy we’re screwed.”

Naturally, the couple welcomed a boy and “spent seven weeks arguing about names.”

They announced the exciting news back in September, with Jazz sharing a super sweet photo of their newborn with their two-year-old daughter Kinsey.

Later in the interview, Kieran also shared that he and his family had moved out of the one-bedroom apartment he’d been living in since he was 19-years-old.

“There was a day in particular where I came home from a long day at work and my wife is like seven months pregnant,” he said. “The place is a mess because I left it a mess, because I had to go work all day and I came home, and I tried to explain ‘I’m a little too tired today to clean. Is that fine?’ and she does ‘Yeah, that’s fine.’”

But after looking around at their living situation, Kieran said she told the truth.

“She goes, ‘You know you’re on a hit TV show, right? We don’t have to live like this,’” he said.

Earlier this month, Kieran revealed he almost had a completely different role on Succession. Check it out!

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Posted to: Jazz Charton, Kieran Culkin

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