They’ve gone through some rocky times – are they divorced? are they not divorced? – but Matt Lauer and his wife, Annette, are now happy and healthy … with a new born baby at home.
The couple’s third child, a son named Thijs, was born earlier today.
“The baby was born this morning at 9:37 a.m. in New York City. He weighed 7 lbs., 4 oz.,” Today spokesperson Megan Kopf said. “Mom, Dad and baby are all doing well.”
The baby’s unusual name – pronounced “Tice” – is a shortened form of Matthijs, which is Dutch for Matthew. No, it doesn’t make sense for us, either. How normal does Jayden James Federline sound now?
“Annette is Dutch and in following with her heritage, the baby was given a Dutch name,” said a source. Or maybe we should say, “a thsource.”
Thijs joins brother Jack, 5, and sister Romy, 3. Despite the name mockery, we are very happy for Lauer and the Mrs. We hope they’re as happy as Petra Nemcova and James Blunt.