E! News reported moments ago that Carey Mulligan and Mumford and Sons lead singer Marcus Mumford have welcomed their first child!
Mulligan and Mumford married in 2012. They were childhood pen pals who lost touch with one another but reconnected as adults.
The actress managed to keep her baby bump under wraps for the first half of pregnancy, and the couple didn’t reveal that Mulligan was pregnant until June of this year.
There’s no word yet on the child’s gender or name, but considering the quirky couple is basically a walking Wes Anderson movie, you can bet Baby Mumford’s moniker will be off the beaten path. Our money’s on Thadeus.
“Carey has given birth to a healthy and happy baby,” reads a statement from Carey’s reps. “She is just enjoying this time with her family and close friends.”
The couple is so intensely private that the press didn’t even realize that Mulligan had given birth until she made a red carpet appearance to promote her new film Suffragette last night.
Clearly, Carey isn’t planning on taking much time off from work.
Then again, who knows with these two? They might both step away from the spotlight to open a family-run boutique that only sells tea cozies. Mulligan and Mumford would be a perfect name.